This hike is kind of far away, 2 1/2 hours out to almost the eastern tip of Long Island from the Goethals Bridge. But I feel it is worth mentioning since it such a unique hike and there is very little information online about it. It most definitely warrants a long day trip but only in March or April or in the fall/winter when the summer beach traffic is not an issue - when that happens you'll sit in traffic all day just to get there. I left at 6:30 am, arrived at 9 am, hiked 12.6 miles…Continue
Added by Daniela Wagstaff on March 20, 2012 at 8:08am — No Comments
We've added several pages of South Jersey hikes... an area that often gets overshadowed by north Jersey's rugged hiking.
For hike details, photos and some video check out....
Double Trouble State Park
Easy, sandy trails through pine barrens and around cranberry bogs with views of Cedar Creek and Mill Pond Reservoir.…
Apparently all other hiking venues must have been closed to other hikers this weekend because most every one of them were at Harriman! Of course, this had to be our first time hiking there and the weekend was our only opportunity to do so. When DH stopped in at Tents N' Trails in NYC earlier in the week to pick up a new Harriman NY/NJ Trail Conference map, the salesperson told him he lucked into one of the last few remaining copies they had in stock. All morning long they'd been…Continue