Hikes & Walks

NJveg Prior Events – Hikes & Walks

Everyone is welcome at NJveg events:  vegan, vegetarian, or veg-curious!  Our events are open to the public, except when noted as members only.  The following is a listing of our previous hikes and walks, by county.  If you have suggestions, please let us know!

Atlantic

  • Estelle Manor Park, Estelle Manor – 8/7/2021 (#26), ~5 mile hike

Bergen

  • Ramapo Valley Reservation, Mahwah – 8/13/2022 (#47), ~5.5 mile hike

Burlington

  • Amico Island Park, Delran – 9/6/2021 (#27a), ~2 mile hike
  • Arney’s Mount Park, Springfield – 10/8/2022 (#50), 2.5 mile hike; 4/22/2023 (#61), ~1 – 2.5 mile hike
  • Bass River State Forest (Lake Absegami), Bass River – 3/6/2021 (#17), ~8 mile hike
  • Black Run Preserve (southern trails), Evesham – 8/20/2023 (#67), ~4.5 mile hike
  • Brendan T. Byrne State Forest (Pakim Pond), Woodland – 1/2/2021 (#14), ~6.5 mile hike
  • Crystal Lake Park, Mansfield – 11/7/2020 (#9), ~1.5 – 3.5 mile hike
  • Franklin Parker Preserve, Chatsworth – 5/9/2021 (#22), ~11 mile hike
  • Historic Smithville Park, Eastampton – 3/20/2022 (#39), ~4 mile hike
  • Long Bridge Park, Hainesport – 4/16/2022 (#42), ~2.5 mile hike
  • Mansfield Community Park (Kinkora Trail), Columbus – 7/12/2020 (#2), ~3 mile walk
  • Palmyra Cove Nature Park, Palmyra – 12/30/2022 (#54), ~4 mile hike
  • Pennington Park, Delanco – 11/14/2021 (#31), ~3 mile hike
  • Rancocas Nature Center, Westampton – 1/2/2022 (#35a), ~2.5 mile hike
  • Rancocas State Park (north unit, eastern trails), Westampton – 1/2/2022 (#35b), ~2.5 mile hike
  • Rancocas State Park (north unit, western trails), Westampton – 5/27/3023 (#63), ~2.5 mile hike
  • Rancocas State Park (south unit), Hainesport – 11/26/2021 (#32), ~4.5 mile hike
  • Whitesbog, Browns Mills – 7/4/2022 (#45), ~5 mile hike; 7/4/2023 (#65), ~4 mile hike
  • Willingboro Lakes Park, Willingboro – 9/6/2021 (#27b), ~2 mile hike

Camden

  • Berlin Park, Berlin – 12/17/2022 (#53), ~3 mile walk/hike
  • Blueberry Hill / Pole Hill Park – 11/12/2023 (#70), ~3.5 mile walk/hike
  • Cooper River Park, Pennsauken/Collingswood – 2/3/2024 (#73), 3.8 mile walk

Cape May

  • Ocean City Boardwalk – 2/25/2023 (#57), ~3 mile walk/hike

Cumberland

  • Maurice River Bluffs, Millville – 4/24/2021 (#21), 5.2 mile hike

Essex

  • South Mountain Reservation (south side), Millburn – 5/22/2022 (#43), ~6 mile hike
  • South Mountain Reservation (north side), West Orange – 10/22/2023 (#69), ~3.5 mile walk/hike

Gloucester

  • Wenonah Woods Trails, Wenonah – 4/8/2023 (#60), ~4.5 mile hike

Hudson

  • suggestions welcome!

Hunterdon

  • Bernadette Morales Nature Preserve, Flemington – 12/4/2022 (#52), ~3 mile hike
  • Deer Path Park, Readington – 4/10/2021 (#20), ~5.5 mile hike
  • Delaware River Towpath, Frenchtown – 6/7/2021 (#1), ~3 mile walk
  • Delaware River Towpath, Lambertville – 5/22/2021 (#23), ~3 mile walk
  • Frenchtown Preserve, Frenchtown – 12/26/2021 (#34), 2.5 mile hike
  • Goat Hill Overlook, Lambertville – 11/21/2020 (#10b), ~1 mile walk

Mercer

  • Abbott Marshlands, Hamilton – 1/1/2023 (#55), ~4.5 mile hike
  • Institute Woods, Princeton – 10/17/2021 (#29), ~3 mile hike
  • Johnson Trolley Line Trail (south segment), Lawrence/Ewing – 8/8/2020 (#3), ~4 mile walk
  • Lawrence-Hopewell Trail (Mount Rose segment) – 6/24/2022 (#44), ~3.5 mile walk
  • Mercer County Park, West Windsor – 1/30/2021 (#16), ~5 mile hike
  • Mountain Lakes Open Space Area, Princeton – 12/11/2021 (#33), ~3 mile hike
  • St Michael’s Farm Preserve, Hopewell – 1/1/2024 (#72), ~4 mile hike
  • Ted Stiles Preserve at Baldpate Mountain, Titusville – 2/11/2024 (#74), ~4 mile hike
  • The Watershed Reserve, Pennington – 11/27/2020 (#11), ~1.5 – 5 mile hike
  • Washington Crossing State Park, Titusville – 11/21/2020 (#10a), ~4 mile hike

Middlesex

  • Cheesequake State Park, Old Bridge – 1/16/2021 (#15), ~5 mile hike
  • Donaldson Park + The Meadows, Highland Park – 8/6/2023 (#66), ~2 mile walk
  • Johnson Park, Piscataway – 8/30/2020 (#4), ~4.5 mile walk
  • Middlesex Greenway, Metuchen/Edison/Woodbridge – 7/25/2021 (#25), ~4 – 7.5 mile walk
  • Rutgers Ecological Preserve, Piscataway – 7/31/2022 (#46), ~4 mile hike
  • Thompson County Park, Monroe – 1/16/2022 (#36), ~4 mile hike

Monmouth

  • Allaire State Park, Farmingdale – 11/6/2022 (#51), ~6 mile hike
  • Dorbrook Recreation Area, Colts Neck – 5/7/2023 (#62), ~4 mile walk/hike
  • Hartshorne Woods County Park, Highlands/Middletown – 12/27/2020 (#13), ~8 mile hike
  • Holmdel Park, Holmdel – 10/8/2023 (#68), ~5 mile hike
  • Huber Woods Park, Locust (Middletown) – 9/17/2022 (#49), ~4.5 mile hike
  • Manasquan Reservoir, Howell – 9/12/2020 (#5), ~5 mile walk/hike
  • Shark River Park, Wall Township – 4/10/2022 (#41), ~3.5 mile hike
  • Thompson Park, Lincroft – 10/23/2021 (#30), ~4 – 8 mile hike

Morris

  • Jockey Hollow, Morristown National Historical Park, Harding Township – 9/3/2022 (#48), 6.5 mile hike
  • Lewis Morris Park, Mendham – 1/15/2023 (#56), ~4.8 mile hike
  • Schooley’s Mountain County Park, Long Valley – 7/1/2023 (#64), ~3 mile hike

Ocean

  • Barnegat Branch Trail, Barnegat/Waretown – 2/12/2022 (#37), 7 mile walk
  • Double Trouble State Park, Bayville – 3/18/2023 (#58), ~3.5 – 5.5 mile hike
  • Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood – 10/10/2020 (#7), ~4 mile hike
  • Wells Mills County Park, Waretown – 3/27/2021 (#19), 8.5 mile hike

Passaic

  • suggestions welcome!

Salem

  • Parvin State Park, Pittsgrove – 12/13/2020 (#12), ~8 mile hike

Somerset

  • Colonial Park, Somerset – 3/13/2021 (#18), ~4 mile walk
  • Duke Island Park, Bridgewater – 3/26/2023 (#59), ~4 mile walk
  • Griggstown Native Grassland Preserve, Griggstown – 9/19/2021 (#28), ~3.5 mile hike
  • Lord Stirling Park, Basking Ridge – 3/5/2022 (#38), ~5 mile hike
  • Sourland Mountain Preserve, Hillsborough/Montgomery – 9/26/2020 (#6), ~6 mile hike

Sussex

  • suggestions welcome!

Union

  • Ash Brook Reservation, Scotch Plains – 6/20/2021 (#24a), ~0.5 mile hike
  • Echo Lake Park, Mountainside – 3/26/2022 (#40), ~4 mile walk/hike
  • Oak Ridge Park, Clark – 6/20/2021 (#24b), ~3 mile walk
  • Watchung Reservation, Mountainside/Scotch Plains – 10/25/2020 (#8), ~6.5 mile hike

Warren

  • Delaware Water Gap – Mt Tammany, Hardwick Township – 12/22/2023 (#71), 3.6 mile hike