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:
Branchville (7), Ringwood (4), Clinton (3), Hackettstown (3), Columbia (3), Howell (2)

Rank Hiking Trail Location
1. Stokes State ForestBranchville, New Jersey
2. Kittatinny Valley State ParkAndover, New Jersey
3. High Point State ParkSussex, 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. Wawayanda State ParkHewitt, New Jersey
11. Ringwood Skylands ManorRingwood, New Jersey
12. Waywayanda State ParkWarwick, 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. Camp Glen GrayMahwah, New Jersey
25. West Essex ReservationLivingston, New Jersey
26. Turkey Swamp ParkFreehold, New Jersey
27. Clayton ParkUpper Freehold, New Jersey
28. Hilltop ReservationCedar Grove, New Jersey
29. Allamuchy Mt. State ParkHackettstown, New Jersey
30. Camden County CollegeBlackwood, New Jersey
31. Hartshorne Woods ParkRed Bank, New Jersey
32. Jungle HabitatWest Milford, New Jersey
33. Barnegat Lighthouse State ParkBarnegat Light, New Jersey
34. Double Trouble State ParkBayville, New Jersey
35. Ramapo Mountain State ForestRingwood, New Jersey
36. Eagle Rock ReservationWest Orange, New Jersey
37. Round Valley Recreation AreaLebanon, New Jersey
38. Red Loop - Washington Crossing State ParkTitusville, New Jersey
39. Pemberton Rail TrailPemberton, New Jersey
40. Abram S. Hewitt State ForestHewitt, New Jersey
41. Allaire State ParkFarmingdale, New Jersey
42. Bass River State ForestTuckerton, New Jersey
43. Cape May Point State ParkCape May Point, New Jersey
44. CorsonOcean City, New Jersey
45. Delaware and Raritan Canal State ParkPrinceton, New Jersey
46. Monmouth Battlefield State ParkManalapan, New Jersey
47. Norvin Green State ForestRingwood, New Jersey
48. Princeton Battlefield State ParkPrinceton, New Jersey
49. Ringwood State ParkRingwood, New Jersey
50. Spruce Run Recreation AreaClinton, New Jersey
51. Swartswood State ParkSwartswood, New Jersey
52. Voorhees State ParkClinton, New Jersey
53. Warren Grove Recreation AreaTuckerton, New Jersey
54. Washington Crossing State ParkTitusville, New Jersey
55. Riverside County ParkLyndhurst, New Jersey
56. Hackensack River County ParkHackensack, New Jersey
57. Maurice River Bluffs Nature PreserveMillville, New Jersey
58. Tamarack Hollow PreserveEast Brunswick, New Jersey
59. Ireland Brook Conservation AreaEast Brunswick, New Jersey
60. Heathcote Meadows PreserveMonmouth Junction, New Jersey
61. Jamesburg Park Conservation AreaHelmetta, New Jersey
62. Perrineville Lake ParkMillstone, New Jersey
63. South Mountain ReservationWest Orange, New Jersey
64. Crosswicks Creek GreenwayUpper Freehold, New Jersey
65. West Essex TrailVerona, New Jersey
66. Holmdel ParkHolmdel, New Jersey
67. Thompson Park Conservation AreaMonroe, New Jersey
68. Mills ReservationCedar Grove, New Jersey
69. Big Brook ParkMarlboro, New Jersey
70. Manasquan ReservoirHowell, New Jersey
71. Union Transportation TrailFreehold, New Jersey
72. Kresson ParkCherry Hill, New Jersey
73. Eagle RockMontclair/ West Orange, New Jersey
74. Forked River MountainForked River, New Jersey
75. Mahlon DickersonOak Ridge, New Jersey
76. Chimney RockMartinsville, New Jersey
77. Maurice River Bluffs Nature PreserveMillville, New Jersey
78. Allamuchy State Park-NorthHackettstown, New Jersey
79. Appalachian Trail 104: NJ 284 to NJ 94Unionville, New Jersey
80. Appalachian Trail 105: NJ 94 to NJ/NY LineVernon Valley, New Jersey
81. Morristown National Historical ParkMorristown, New Jersey
82. Boy Scout CampAlpine, New Jersey
83. Buttermilk FallsWalpack, New Jersey
84. LadderBranchville, New Jersey
85. Sourland Mountain PreserveHillsborough, New Jersey
86. Cere's ParkMantua/Pitman, New Jersey
87. Alaire State ParkHowell, New Jersey
88. Appalachian Trail: New JerseyStroudsburg, New Jersey
89. Delaware Water Gap National Recreation AreaColumbia, New Jersey
90. Worthington State ForestColumbia, New Jersey
91. Appalachian Trail 100: Delaware River Bridge to Millbrook-Blairstown RoadStroudsburg, New Jersey
92. Appalachian Trail 101: Millbrook-Blairstown Road to Culvers Gap (US 206)Blairstown, New Jersey
93. Lackner TrailBranchville, New Jersey
94. TibbsBranchville, New Jersey
95. StollBranchville, New Jersey
96. ShayBranchville, New Jersey
97. SteffenBranchville, New Jersey
98. Appalachian Trail 103: NJ 23 to NJ 284Port Jervis, New Jersey
99. Appalachian Trail 102: Culvers Gap to NJ 23Frankford, New Jersey
100. Mt. TammanyColumbia, New Jersey