Snowshoe Across A Winter Forest Wonderland At This New Jersey State Park
Basically everybody agrees snow can be quite magical — but that it also has serious downsides. And one of those many downsides is that while snow transforms forests and state parks into actual winter wonderlands, the snow also makes it pretty darn difficult to go hiking.
Well, if you’re missing nature but a little afraid of downhill skiing (hey, it can be scary!), there is a middle ground: snowshoeing or cross-country skiing. And luckily, in New Jersey, you can find truly excellent snowshoeing trail options at High Point State Park, and you can rent any equipment you need at the High Point Cross Country Ski Center. So head on over to the ski center, grab yourself some shoes, and glide across the icy fairytale forest that is High Point State Park in the winter.
Rental prices vary at High Point Cross Country Ski Center: An all-day rental for an adult on the weekend is $25. However, you also have the option to do a half-day rental, and many people will find three hours to be more than enough time out snowshoeing for them.