In 2021, Take These 12 Incredible New Jersey Hikes, One For Each Month Of The Year

New Jersey is a lot more beautiful than people give it credit for. One of the best ways to enjoy our natural beauty is by taking scenic hikes across the state. There are many benefits to hiking and we’ve got incredible trails from north to south that can be explored all year long. Winter, spring, summer, or fall, here are a few local favorites – one for each month of the year.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here: onlyinyourstate.com/nominate

December – Great Falls Loop – .8 Miles – Paterson

This short and easy trail is more beautiful in the winter than you’d ever believe unless you visit for yourself. However, this stunning video by Peter Alessandria Photography on YouTube comes pretty close to capturing its partially-frozen glory.

What hikes would you add to this list? Let us know!

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