Future Hikes & Walks

NJveg Future Hikes & Walks

The following is a partial listing of potential future hikes and walks (that we haven’t done already), by county.  If you have recommendations for a trail, or know of parking (or other) issues with any of these, please let us know!


  • Atlantic City & Ventnor Boardwalk
  • Birch Grove Park (Northfield)


  • Campgaw Mountain Reservation
  • Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve
  • Palisades Interstate Park
  • Overpeck County Park
  • Ramapo Mountain State Forest
  • Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary and Lamont Reserve
  • Saddle River County Park
  • Tenafly Nature Center


  • Batona Trail
  • Batsto/Wharton State Forest
  • Black Run Preserve (northern trails)
  • Brendan T. Byrne State Forest Mount Misery Trail
  • Burlington Riverfront Promenade
  • Evert Trail Preserve (Southampton, NJCF)
  • Michael Huber Prairie Warbler Preserve (Woodland Township, NJCF)
  • Pemberton Rail Trail
  • Penn State Forest
  • Taylor Wildlife Preserve
  • Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge (fee)


  • Bortons Mill + Croft Farm (Cherry Hill Trails)
  • Cooper River Park (eastern section)
  • Haddon Lake Park
  • Kresson Trails
  • Maria Barnaby Greenwald Memorial Park + Hopkins Pond
  • Newton Lake Park
  • Timber Creek County Park
  • Wheelabrator Wildlife Refuge

Cape May

  • Belleplain State Forest
  • Cape May Point State Park + South Cape May Meadows Preserve (TNC)
  • Eldora Preserve (TNC)
  • Garrett Family Preserve (TNC)
  • Lizard Tail Swamp (TNC)


  • Bridgeton City Park
  • Glades Wildlife Refuge (NLT)
  • Harold N. Peek Preserve (NLT)


  • Eagle Rock Reservation
  • Mills Reservation
  • West Essex Trail


  • Ceres Park
  • Elephant Swamp Nature Trail
  • Scotland Run County Park
  • Tall Pines State Preserve
  • Washington Lake Park


  • James J. Braddock North Hudson County Park
  • Liberty State Park
  • Lincoln Park
  • Mill Creek Marsh + Secaucus Greenway
  • Stephen R. Gregg Bayonne Park


  • Bulls Island Recreation Area
  • Charlestown Reserve (Hampton)
  • Cold Brook Preserve (Oldwick)
  • Columbia Trail
  • Cushetunk Mountain Preserve (Clinton/Readington)
  • Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park (Frenchtown south)
  • Hill and Dale Preserve (Lebanon, NJCF)
  • Hoffman Park (Union Township)
  • Horseshoe Bend Park (Kingwood)
  • Hunterdon County Arboretum (Lebanon)
  • Ken Lockwood Gorge
  • Lansdown Trail & Capoolong Creek Wildlife Management Area (Clinton)
  • Musconetcong Gorge Preserve (Holland/Bethlehem)
  • Musconetcong Mountain Preserve (Holland)
  • Point Mountain Reservation (Lebanon)
  • Round Valley
  • Schick Reserve (Alexandria Township)
  • Spruce Run Recreation Area
  • Teetertown Preserve (Lebanon Township)
  • Voorhees State Park
  • Wescott Preserve (Delaware)
  • Wickecheoke Creek Preserve (NJCF)


  • Curlis Lake Woods (Pennington)
  • Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park (Bordentown – Trenton)
  • Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park (Trenton – north)
  • Fiddler’s Creek Preserve (Hopewell Township)
  • Herrontown Woods (Princeton)
  • Laurie Chauncey Trail at ETS (Lawrence Township)
  • Mercer Meadows (Lawrence)
  • Mount Rose Preserve (Hopewell) (trails overgrown, winter only)
  • Rocky Brook Trail (East Amwell)
  • Roebling Memorial Park
  • Sourlands Ecosystem Preserve (Hopewell)
  • Trolley Line Trail (West Windsor)
  • Veterans Park (Hamilton)
  • Woolsey Park (Hopewell)
  • Woosamonsa Ridge Preserve (Hopewell)


  • Davidson’s Mill Park (South Brunswick)
  • Farrington Lake (North Brunswick)
  • Heathcote Meadows Preserve (South Brunswick)
  • Ireland Brook Conservation Area (East Brunswick/South Brunswick)
  • Jamesburg Park Conservation Area – Cedar Swamp Trail Loop
  • John A. Phillips Preserve (Old Bridge)
  • Julian Capik Preserve (Sayreville)
  • Old Bridge Waterfront Park
  • Plainsboro Preserve (East Windsor)
  • Roosevelt Park (Edison)
  • Tamarack Hollow Preserve (East Brunswick)
  • Thompson Park Conservation Area (Monroe)


  • Big Brook Park
  • Clayton Park (Upper Freehold)
  • Freneau Woods Park
  • Henry Hudson Trail (multiple segments)
  • Monmouth Battlefield State Park
  • Perrineville Lake Park
  • Poricy Park (Red Bank)
  • Tatum Park
  • Turkey Swamp Park
  • Union Transportation Trail (Upper Freehold)
  • Weltz Park


  • Black River County Park
  • Columbia Trail
  • Great Swamp
  • Hacklebarney State Park
  • India Brook Park and Buttermilk Falls Natural Area
  • Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
  • Maureen Ogden Preserve (Washington Township, NJCF)
  • Morristown National Historical Park
  • Pyramid Mountain
  • Silas Condict County Park
  • Tourne County Park
  • Wildcat Ridge Wildlife Management Area


  • Cattus Island County Park
  • Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (+ drive)
  • Forest Resource Education Center
  • Metedeconk Preserve (Jackson, NJCF)
  • Ocean County Park
  • Purple Heart Trail (Jackson)
  • Warren Grove Recreation Area


  • Abram S. Hewitt State Forest
  • Apshawa Preserve (West Milford, NJCF)
  • Farny State Park
  • Garret Mountain Reservation
  • Highlands Preserve
  • High Mountain Park Preserve (TNC)
  • Long Pond Ironworks State Park
  • Norvin Green State Forest
  • Rifle Camp Park
  • Ringwood State Park


  • Oldmans Creek Preserve
  • Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge


  • Butler Road Natural Area (Franklin Park)
  • Bunker Hill Natural Area (Franklin Township)
  • Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park
  • Lord Stirling Park (Bernards)
  • Natirar (Peapack)
  • Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve (Somerset)
  • Six Mile Run (Franklin Township)
  • Skillman Park
  • Washington Valley Park (Bridgewater)


  • Blair Creek Preserve (TNC)
  • High Point State Park
  • Kittatinny Valley State Park
  • Stairway to Heaven
  • Stokes State Forest
  • Swartswood State Park
  • Wawayanda State Park


  • Lenape Trail, (Mountainside/Cranford/Kenilworth)
  • Rahway River Trail
  • Warinanco Park


  • Allamuchy Mountain State Park
  • Jenny Jump State Forest
  • Johnsonburg Swamp Preserve (TNC)
  • Merrill Creek Reservoir
  • Paulinskill Valley Rail Trail
  • Pequest Wildlife Management Area
  • Stephens State Park
  • Warren-Highlands Trail
  • Worthington State Forest – Sunfish Pond