The Best Hiking Trails in New Jersey

Most Popular New Jersey Hiking Trails

We've ranked the best places to hike in New Jersey using our unique hiking trail popularity algorithm that accounts for the average rating and number of reviews for a trail, the number of people who have hiked or wish they could hike at that hiking trail. Sign up for a free account and vote for your favorite hiking trails by submitting a trail review or creating a hiking wishlist today!

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Ringwood (4), Hackettstown (3), Clinton (3), Hewitt (2), Howell (2), Tuckerton (2)

Rank Hiking Trail Location
1. Kittatinny Valley State ParkAndover, New Jersey
2. High Point State ParkSussex, New Jersey
3. Rancocas State ParkNew Lisbon, New Jersey
4. Baldpate MountainLambertville, New Jersey
5. Bridge To Bridge - D&r CanalLambertville, New Jersey
6. Batona TrailBurlington County, New Jersey
7. Brendan T. Byrne State ForestWoodland Township, New Jersey
8. Ringwood Skylands ManorRingwood, New Jersey
9. Waywayanda State ParkWarwick, New Jersey
10. Delaware Water Gap National Recreation AreaColumbia, New Jersey
11. Boy Scout CampAlpine, New Jersey
12. Parvin State ParkCenterton, New Jersey
13. Clayton ParkAllentown, New Jersey
14. Mercer County ParkWest Windsor, New Jersey
15. Jenny Jump State ForestHope, New Jersey
16. Wawayanda State ParkHewitt, New Jersey
17. West Essex ReservationLivingston, New Jersey
18. Clayton ParkUpper Freehold, New Jersey
19. Hilltop ReservationCedar Grove, New Jersey
20. Camden County CollegeBlackwood, New Jersey
21. Hartshorne Woods ParkRed Bank, New Jersey
22. Jungle HabitatWest Milford, New Jersey
23. Wharton State ForestHammonton, New Jersey
24. Allamuchy Mt. State ParkHackettstown, New Jersey
25. Ramapo Mountain State ForestRingwood, New Jersey
26. Round Valley Recreation AreaLebanon, New Jersey
27. Red Loop - Washington Crossing State ParkTitusville, New Jersey
28. Pemberton Rail TrailPemberton, New Jersey
29. Six Mile Run Franklin Township, New Jersey
30. Lewis MorrisMorristown, New Jersey
31. Abram S. Hewitt State ForestHewitt, New Jersey
32. Allaire State ParkFarmingdale, New Jersey
33. Barnegat Lighthouse State ParkBarnegat Light, New Jersey
34. Bass River State ForestTuckerton, New Jersey
35. Cape May Point State ParkCape May Point, New Jersey
36. Cheesequake State ParkMatawan, New Jersey
37. CorsonOcean City, New Jersey
38. Delaware and Raritan Canal State ParkPrinceton, New Jersey
39. Double Trouble State ParkBayville, New Jersey
40. Fort Mott State ParkPennsville, New Jersey
41. Hacklebarney State ParkClinton, New Jersey
42. Island Beach State ParkSeaside Park, New Jersey
43. Monmouth Battlefield State ParkManalapan, New Jersey
44. Norvin Green State ForestRingwood, New Jersey
45. Princeton Battlefield State ParkPrinceton, New Jersey
46. Ringwood State ParkRingwood, New Jersey
47. Spruce Run Recreation AreaClinton, New Jersey
48. Stephens State ParkHackettstown, New Jersey
49. Stokes State ForestBranchville, New Jersey
50. Swartswood State ParkSwartswood, New Jersey
51. Voorhees State ParkClinton, New Jersey
52. Warren Grove Recreation AreaTuckerton, New Jersey
53. Washington Crossing State ParkTitusville, New Jersey
54. Worthington State ForestColumbia, New Jersey
55. Camp Glen GrayMahwah, New Jersey
56. Riverside County ParkLyndhurst, New Jersey
57. Hackensack River County ParkHackensack, New Jersey
58. Maurice River Bluffs Nature PreserveMillville, New Jersey
59. Tamarack Hollow PreserveEast Brunswick, New Jersey
60. Ireland Brook Conservation AreaEast Brunswick, New Jersey
61. Heathcote Meadows PreserveMonmouth Junction, New Jersey
62. Eagle Rock ReservationWest Orange, New Jersey
63. Jamesburg Park Conservation AreaHelmetta, New Jersey
64. Turkey Swamp ParkFreehold, New Jersey
65. Perrineville Lake ParkMillstone, New Jersey
66. South Mountain ReservationWest Orange, New Jersey
67. Crosswicks Creek GreenwayUpper Freehold, New Jersey
68. West Essex TrailVerona, New Jersey
69. Holmdel ParkHolmdel, New Jersey
70. Thompson Park Conservation AreaMonroe, New Jersey
71. Mills ReservationCedar Grove, New Jersey
72. Big Brook ParkMarlboro, New Jersey
73. Manasquan ReservoirHowell, New Jersey
74. Union Transportation TrailFreehold, New Jersey
75. Allamuchy State Park-NorthHackettstown, New Jersey
76. Appalachian Trail 104: NJ 284 to NJ 94Unionville, New Jersey
77. Appalachian Trail 105: NJ 94 to NJ/NY LineVernon Valley, New Jersey
78. Morristown National Historical ParkMorristown, New Jersey
79. Sourland Mountain PreserveHillsborough, New Jersey
80. Cere's ParkMantua/Pitman, New Jersey
81. Alaire State ParkHowell, New Jersey
82. Appalachian Trail: New JerseyStroudsburg, New Jersey
83. Appalachian Trail 100: Delaware River Bridge to Millbrook-Blairstown RoadStroudsburg, New Jersey
84. Appalachian Trail 101: Millbrook-Blairstown Road to Culvers Gap (US 206)Blairstown, New Jersey
85. Appalachian Trail 102: Culvers Gap to NJ 23Frankford, New Jersey
86. Appalachian Trail 103: NJ 23 to NJ 284Port Jervis, New Jersey

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