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 on specific trails, know of parking issues, or have suggestions for additional trails, please let us know.


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


  • Campgaw Mountain Reservation
  • Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve
  • Palisades Interstate 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
  • 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)


  • Blueberry Hill (Gibbsboro)
  • Bortons Mill + Croft Farm (Cherry Hill Trails)
  • Cooper River Park
  • 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)


  • Mills Reservation
  • South Mountain Reservation (north side)


  • Ceres Park
  • Scotland Run County Park
  • Tall Pines State Preserve
  • Washington Lake Park
  • Wenonah Woods


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


  • Bulls Island Recreation Area
  • Lansdown Trail & Capoolong Creek Wildlife Management Area (Clinton)
  • 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 (Flemington)
  • Ken Lockwood Gorge
  • 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
  • St. Michael’s Farm Preserve (Hopewell)
  • Sourlands Ecosystem Preserve (Hopewell)
  • Ted Stiles Preserve at Baldpate Mountain & Fiddler’s Creek 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)
  • Holmdel Park
  • 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
  • Schooley’s Mountain County Park
  • 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
  • Island Beach State Park (off-season)
  • 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


  • 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
  • Delaware Water Gap
  • 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 – Mt Tammany
  • Worthington State Forest – Sunfish Pond