Complete hike details on our Bearfort Mountain- State Line page. The fall foliage maps pointed to the Bearfort Mountain region being at peak color. They were right. The last time we hiked to Surprise Lake there weren’t many leaves on the trees, so we wanted to come back to get photos during autumn. This hike [...]
The weather for Mother’s Day weekend was positively lovely but we had obligations to attend to both days. With another perfect hiking day forecast for Monday, there was no other option than to take a day off. (We would have just spent the day looking out our office windows and sighing dramatically, anyway.) We opted [...]
Sunfish Pond is a popular destination, but rightly so. Hike through some of the prettiest forest in New Jersey and arrive at Sunfish Pond, a glacial lake 1,000 feet ABOVE the surrounding area. Sunfish Pond makes for a great place for a snack or lunch break. There is a log bench at the southern end, or you can walk around the pond to find a good spot.
Complete hike details, photos, and video on our Stairway to Heaven page. Gorgeous and diverse section of the Appalachian Trail through northern NJ…. Hike first on boardwalks through marshy areas and over the Pochuck Suspension Bridge, then through hardwood forest, tall fields of wildflowers, over train tracks, a cow pasture (watch for cow pies!) and [...]
For detailed hike directions, maps, photos and GPS coordinates, visit our updated Mt. Tammany page. The Mt. Minsi detail page is here. Just an excellent day all around, perfect hiking weather – upper 50s and sunny. So nice after all the rain the day before and getting rained out both days the prior weekend. Slightly [...]
For detailed hike directions, maps, photos and GPS coordinates, visit our Buttermilk Falls page. 7.4 miles – Moderate trail surface; steep in the beginning, some rocky sections but also a lot of really easy woods roads. BLUE (Buttermilk Falls) – AT – ORANGE (Crater Lake) – Woods Road around Hemlock Pond – Woods Road – [...]