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!

New! Find the best hiking trails by city:
Ringwood (4), Clinton (3), Branchville (3), Hackettstown (3), Columbia (3), Cedar Grove (2)

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

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