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Gems in Northern New Jersey - 5

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gem Favorite The summit of Mount Tammany looks out at Mt. Minsi across the Delaware River.

Mt. Tammany Overlook

(40) Strouds…, PA
gem Favorite Dingmans Falls. with permission from AcousticWalden Flickr.com/kscherer11

Dingmans Falls

(12) Birchwo…, PA
gem Favorite Raymondskill Falls end of summer.

Raymondskill Falls

(11) Milford, PA
gem Favorite No Photos

Grey Towers

(3) Milford, PA
gem Favorite Our nook for the day near the Tock Island Dam site.

Tocks Island Dam Site

(1) East St…, PA

Recommended Routes in Northern New Jersey - 57

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Favorite The Delaware Water Gap comes alive in the autumn. Interstate 80 (seen below and on the left side of the Delaware River) puts drivers right in the action.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mt. Tammany Summit

3.4 mi 5.5 km 1,151' Up 350.73 m Up 1,182' Down 360.36 m Down

Strouds…, PA
Favorite Wait, I can’t see!
Difficult

Peanut Leap Cascade into Giant Stairs

4.2 mi 6.8 km 744' Up 226.9 m Up 746' Down 227.28 m Down

Northvale, NJ
Favorite A few steps onto the Appalachian Trail Boardwalk and this view already makes it a perfect morning.
Intermediate/Difficult

Pinwheel Vista Out-and-Back

7.4 mi 11.9 km 981' Up 299.11 m Up 981' Down 299.09 m Down

Vernon…, NJ
Favorite Overlooking the River valley
Intermediate

Mount Minsi Loop

5.2 mi 8.3 km 1,021' Up 311.1 m Up 1,021' Down 311.13 m Down

Strouds…, PA
Favorite Sometimes you're going over the boulders and sometimes through them, nothing to difficult, lots of families with kids.
Intermediate

Pyramid Mountain Loop

3.5 mi 5.6 km 488' Up 148.63 m Up 488' Down 148.84 m Down

Boonton, NJ
Favorite You'll pass by this scenic waterfall on the way to the summit of Mt. Tam.
Difficult

Sunfish Pond via Mt. Tammany Fire Road

10.9 mi 17.5 km 1,479' Up 450.88 m Up 1,476' Down 449.94 m Down

Strouds…, PA
Favorite One of many wonderful views along Cliff Park Trail, which overlooks the Delaware River into New Jersey.
Intermediate

Best of Cliff Park and Raymondskill Falls

7.8 mi 12.6 km 1,247' Up 380.16 m Up 1,230' Down 374.94 m Down

Milford, PA
Favorite View of Split Rock Reservoir
Difficult

Split Rock Loop

11.0 mi 17.7 km 1,491' Up 454.5 m Up 1,486' Down 452.87 m Down

Lake Te…, NJ
Favorite Rocky trail with fallen tree in water.
Difficult

Long Path and Shore Trail Loop

5.8 mi 9.3 km 575' Up 175.22 m Up 550' Down 167.68 m Down

Alpine, NJ

Northern New Jersey Running

  • 1,412 Miles 2,273 Kilometers of Trail
  • 57 Recommended Routes
  • 5 Gems Gems
  • 138 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 262 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 23 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Northern New Jersey - 366

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2.0 mi 3.2 km #1Shore Trail (White): The Giant Stairs
Difficult
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Difficult
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
7.9 mi 12.8 km #2Lenape Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Livingston, NJ
Intermediate/Difficult
Livingston, NJ 18 
1.7 mi 2.8 km #3Orange Reservoir Loop
Easy
South Orange, NJ
Easy
South Orange, NJ
3.5 mi 5.6 km #4Turtleback Loop
Intermediate
South Orange, NJ
Intermediate
South Orange, NJ 13 
0.9 mi 1.4 km #5Carris Hill
Difficult
Wanaque, NJ
Difficult
Wanaque, NJ
2.0 mi 3.2 km #6Oreland Trail
Intermediate
Lake Telemark, NJ
Intermediate
Lake Telemark, NJ
0.7 mi 1.1 km #7Interpretive Trail
Intermediate
South Orange, NJ
Intermediate
South Orange, NJ
4.1 mi 6.6 km #8Mt. Tammany Fire Road
Intermediate
Belvidere, NJ
Intermediate
Belvidere, NJ
1.4 mi 2.3 km #9Oakdale Trail
Intermediate
Northfield, NJ
Intermediate
Northfield, NJ
3.3 mi 5.2 km #10West Essex Rail Trail
Easy
Little Falls, NJ
Easy
Little Falls, NJ

Photos of Northern New Jersey - 677

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A few steps onto the Appalachian Trail Boardwalk and this view already makes it a perfect morning.
Mar 30, 2017 near Vernon…, NJ
Slateford Creek Waterfalls
Jan 26, 2020 near Strouds…, PA
Slateford Creek Waterfalls
Jan 26, 2020 near Strouds…, PA
One of the many waterfalls along Toms Creek Trail.
Dec 7, 2016 near Pocono…, PA
With spring, comes the vibrant colors along the loop road.
Jun 29, 2021 near Northfield, NJ
Red Trail
Apr 29, 2021 near Kinnelon, NJ
On the Appalachian Trail Boardwalk, enjoy views of Wawayanda Mountain in the distance.
Mar 30, 2017 near Vernon…, NJ
Morning fog rolls across the McDade Recreational Trail.
Feb 2, 2017 near Saw Creek, PA