This Hike In New Jersey Will Give You An Unforgettable Experience

With all of our state parks and nature preserves, New Jersey has plenty of hiking opportunities. There are so many options that it can be hard choosing where to start, so why not go for a tried and true route? If you’re looking for a fantastic half-day hike with incredible views and a moderate difficulty level, this hike is for you! More experienced hikers can complete the journey in just a few hours, while those looking for a more relaxed hike can make this an all day adventure!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

For step-by-step directions and trail photos, visit To take a short walk-through, enjoy this video from their YouTube channel:

Have you taken this 7.5-mile hike before? Are you planning to now? If you’d prefer a shorter route that still features the best sites, have a friend pick you up at the Crater Lake parking area. I won’t tell! What is your favorite trail in New Jersey?