Most People Don’t Know New Jersey Has A Fairy Trail…And It’s Positively Magical

If you’re looking for a magical hike in the most literal sense of the word, look no further than South Mountain Reservation. Stroll along the Rahway Trail (white blazes) to find miniature fairy homes hidden among the trees.

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Isn’t this absolutely charming? A short hike, this is perfect for a family adventure. Park in the Locust Grove lot and start your journey into a secret realm. Remember, take nothing but memories (and photographs!). To learn more about the Garden State’s own fairy trail, watch this video from

The reservation encompasses over 2,000 acres, but for the easiest way to see the trail, you’ll want to access the park from Glen Avenue in Millburn. For more amazing places in New Jersey, see my previous post: These 10 Incredible Places In New Jersey Will Bring Out The Explorer In You.