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), Hackettstown (3), Clinton (3), Titusville (2), Princeton (2), Hewitt (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. Batona TrailBurlington County, New Jersey
6. Brendan T. Byrne State ForestWoodland Township, New Jersey
7. Bridge To Bridge - D&r CanalLambertville, 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. Wharton State ForestHammonton, New Jersey
13. Parvin State ParkCenterton, New Jersey
14. Island Beach State ParkSeaside Park, New Jersey
15. Clayton ParkAllentown, New Jersey
16. Mercer County ParkWest Windsor, New Jersey
17. Six Mile Run Franklin Township, New Jersey
18. Jenny Jump State ForestHope, New Jersey
19. Wawayanda State ParkHewitt, New Jersey
20. Camp Glen GrayMahwah, New Jersey
21. West Essex ReservationLivingston, New Jersey
22. Turkey Swamp ParkFreehold, New Jersey
23. Clayton ParkUpper Freehold, New Jersey
24. Hilltop ReservationCedar Grove, New Jersey
25. Camden County CollegeBlackwood, New Jersey
26. Hartshorne Woods ParkRed Bank, New Jersey
27. Jungle HabitatWest Milford, New Jersey
28. Allamuchy Mt. State ParkHackettstown, New Jersey
29. Double Trouble State ParkBayville, New Jersey
30. Ramapo Mountain State ForestRingwood, New Jersey
31. Round Valley Recreation AreaLebanon, New Jersey
32. Red Loop - Washington Crossing State ParkTitusville, New Jersey
33. Pemberton Rail TrailPemberton, New Jersey
34. Lewis MorrisMorristown, New Jersey
35. Abram S. Hewitt State ForestHewitt, New Jersey
36. Allaire State ParkFarmingdale, New Jersey
37. Barnegat Lighthouse State ParkBarnegat Light, New Jersey
38. Bass River State ForestTuckerton, New Jersey
39. Cape May Point State ParkCape May Point, New Jersey
40. Cheesequake State ParkMatawan, New Jersey
41. CorsonOcean City, New Jersey
42. Delaware and Raritan Canal State ParkPrinceton, New Jersey
43. Fort Mott State ParkPennsville, New Jersey
44. Hacklebarney State ParkClinton, New Jersey
45. Monmouth Battlefield State ParkManalapan, New Jersey
46. Norvin Green State ForestRingwood, New Jersey
47. Princeton Battlefield State ParkPrinceton, New Jersey
48. Ringwood State ParkRingwood, New Jersey
49. Spruce Run Recreation AreaClinton, New Jersey
50. Stephens State ParkHackettstown, New Jersey
51. Stokes State ForestBranchville, 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. Worthington State ForestColumbia, New Jersey
57. Riverside County ParkLyndhurst, New Jersey
58. Hackensack River County ParkHackensack, New Jersey
59. Maurice River Bluffs Nature PreserveMillville, New Jersey
60. Tamarack Hollow PreserveEast Brunswick, New Jersey
61. Ireland Brook Conservation AreaEast Brunswick, New Jersey
62. Heathcote Meadows PreserveMonmouth Junction, New Jersey
63. Eagle Rock ReservationWest Orange, New Jersey
64. Jamesburg Park Conservation AreaHelmetta, 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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