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Beaver Brook

Beaver Brook Trail to Lost Lake

Follow the Highlands trail past pretty Saffin Pond to the mildly rugged Beaver Brook trail, before arriving at Lost Lake where beaver lodges and a dam are visible.

Lost Lake

Mahlon Dickerson – Beaver Brook to Lost Lake

Hiking the Highlands and Beaver Brook trails to Lost Lake, where there are beaver lodges and a dam.

Apshawa Preserve - Butler Reservoir

Apshawa Preserve – Butler Reservoir, Waterfalls, Ruins

A new trail map for Apshawa came out last September. While it’s not unusual for trails to change, there are some huge differences since we last hiked this.



New Jersey Recreational Trail Grants Announced

Distribution of $755,000 in funding will be used to improve trails throughout the state.

Gear and Clothing Reviews


Review: Free Country Zeal Midweight Jacket

Review of Freecountry’s Zeal Midweight Women’s Jacket. A solid jacket at a good price point.


Review – Hiking Traction Devices

Hiking traction devices allow you to enjoy snow and ice covered trails more safely. A review and comparison of MICROspikes and YakTrax.

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