March was dubstep, April is ragtime. I'll be doing spoken word by the fall! Great hike, lots of views and lots of history. And hopefully the end of cold weather camping for 6 months.
Added by TJ Karakowski on April 30, 2014 at 11:03am — No Comments
Having a site that contains your prior hikes often comes in handy when trying to decide where to go. We hadn't been since 2009, when our hike had been cut short by a bear (“…Continue
Added by njHiking.com on April 22, 2014 at 8:55pm — No Comments
Planing a few hikes , do some fishing on flat brook .And just have fun with my son , camping at bear creek campground……Well back from 3 day camping trip . Had great time , temps in the 40's midday ,woke up to 20 degrees Thursday morn. fishing was slow on the flat brook . Hiked Tilmans ravine , then on to Buttermilk falls ,followed blue trial to top then back down . Friday checked out the tammany trail at the gap , great views of the delaware river . Now I need to buy the trail maps .…Continue
A new trail map for Apshawa came out last September, and while it's not unusual for trails to change, there are some huge differences since we last hiked this in Nov. 2010 ("Apshawa Preserve").
In addition to some changes in route configurations, a few trail colors have changed (the trail in the beginning…Continue
Added by njHiking.com on April 14, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
We had an errand to run in Toms River so afterwards we popped over to Jakes Branch for a hike so as to not waste a drive down.
This park is just a few minutes off the Parkway so it's a convenient stop.
The trail map had been updated since we first hiked it. The Swamp Trail (WHITE) is now shown on the map as well as an Interpretive Trail (GREEN). By…Continue
Added by njHiking.com on April 14, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
Hi All: I just answered a poll on the best sections to hike in 3-7 days on the AT. Here's your chance to put the NJ section on the map. The poll started as a discussion on Facebook, on the Appalachian Trail forum.
Here's the link to the poll:
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I'd be lying if I said I enjoyed this hike. March is my least favorite month of all. Next up is Harriman Easter Weekend.