Hiking in New Jersey (NJ) offers a wide variety of trails from wooded paths in the north to sandy trails in the south.
North Jersey provides plenty of opportunities to get outside, like the Palisades Cliffs that run along the Hudson River. Hikers can enjoy wooded trails that run around Highpoint, the highest point in New Jersey. N. Jersey also offers access to the famous Appalachian Trail within the Delaware Water Gap.
South Jersey also offers wooded trails in the Pine Barrens, where trails run through heavily forested areas of coastal plains. Sandy trails are also available for coastal hiking along New Jersey's eastern shoreline. Head to towns like Cape May and enjoy trails with views of the beautiful Atlantic Ocean.
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