This route starts at NJ’s highest waterfall, Buttermilk Falls. Hike steeply uphill to the Appalachian Trail to Crater Lake and Hemlock Pond.
Loop with streams, water cascades, mines (closed), ridge views, the Catfish fire tower, rhododendron tunnels, and a swamp.
Climb steeply uphill to a fantastic overlook of the Delaware Water Gap and Mt. Minsi across the way.
Hike to a panoramic view from Blue Mountain in Stokes State Forest via the Red Maple Trail, the Appalachian Trail, and Jacobs Ladder.
Two beautiful waterfalls accessible to everyone via a short boardwalk trail through a hemlock ravine filled with rhododendron.
Mountain Laurel vs Rhododendron – how to tell them apart, plus suggested hikes.
Rugged trail to Surprise Lake with plenty of views, mountain laurel, a rhododendron tunnel, and some scrambling.