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Gillette, New Jersey

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  • Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania

    Canoe and Camp in the Delaware Water Gap

    4.7
    This is one of those easy, simple and truly relaxing adventures you can embark on this summer. Thanks to outfitters such as Kittatinny Canoes you'll have everything ready for you when you arrive, minus of course your camping gear. They will pick you up at the destination of your choice along the ...
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  • Sandyston, New Jersey

    Explore the Sussex County Sunflower Maze

    5.0
    3 mi
    I stumbled upon the Sunflower Maze by accident when I was driving through NJ and was quickly distracted by the enormous yellow flowers. So of course, I had to check it out! It opens at 9AM and last admission is at 6PM. The maze is only open from around August to October for the flower bloom. 3...
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  • Doylestown, Pennsylvania

    Birdwatch at Peace Valley Park

    The feeder area is located in Peace Valley Park, tucked right behind the Peace Valley Nature Center. Here is where you'll find many unique smaller species. The shelter is covered and has several benches to relax on as you watch and photograph many varieties of birds. I've seen many blue jays and ...
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  • Nazareth, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Henry's Woods Loop in Jacobsburg State Park

    5.0
    1.9 mi / 200 ft gain
    Only a short drive from the major Pennsylvania cities of Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton lies Jacobsburg State Park and environmental center. The main feature of the park is most certainly the Henry's Woods loop. Although just under two miles, this trail encompasses a variety of terrain and ol...
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  • Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania

    Explore Dingmans Falls

    3.8
    0.4 mi
    The waterfall is about 0.2 miles into the hike. I would recommend going to the very top of the biggest waterfall towards the end of the hike, there are steps leading up to it! There's also a hidden water hole at the very top of the waterfall about 0.2 miles up stream, I saw people in it during th...
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  • Rye, New York

    Hike the Marshlands Conservancy Loop

    4.0
    1.55 mi / 125 ft gain
    Located along the Long Island Sound, this 147-acre conservancy is home to a plethora of different birds, including marsh wrens, seaside sparrows, and American woodcocks. The conservancy has 3 miles of trails, all easy to navigate. Starting out from the visitor's center, take the trail to the rig...
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  • Doylestown, Pennsylvania

    Photograph the Peace Valley Lavender Fields

    4.0
    Capture the beautiful barn house shop on a farm while taking in the wonderful scent of lavender. Peace Valley Lavender Farm is open during the day and sells a plethora of lavender products from soaps to eats. Pull into the driveway and park behind the barn house for free.  It's a wonderful spot f...
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  • Wantage, New Jersey

    Hike the Iris Tail - Appalachian Tail Loop

    4.0
    9 mi / 1000 ft gain
    Start this hike from the Appalachian Trail parking area off route 23, south bound side, south of the park office. Follow the Blue Dot trail until is intersects with the Iris Trail. The Iris Trail (marked with red blazes) is a through hike that is about 5 miles long. It parallels the Appalachian T...
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  • Briarcliff Manor, New York

    Hike Kate Kennard Trail

    1.8 mi / 140 ft gain
    If you’re in the town of Briarcliff and looking for an easy local trail to try out, Kate Kennard Trail is good for getting in a quick run or walk. It’s a straight line path the whole way. You’ll know you’ve reached the end of the path when you see a sign that marks the beginning of a road leading...
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  • Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania

    Explore George W Child's Park

    4.0
    1.4 mi / 144 ft gain
    Once parked, enter the trailhead and follow the trail down Dingmans Creek to the first set of falls. Try taking pictures from off the trail to the right of these falls. Continue on to the second waterfall and again step off the trail to take pictures from the right side of the waterfall, if you d...
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  • Sussex, New Jersey

    Camp at High Point State Park

    4.0
    You'll need at least a weekend to sample all that High Point State Park has to offer. One of the park's must-do hikes is to High Point Monument (1,803 ft), where you have panoramic views of the Pocono and Catskill Mountains, and the Wallkill River Valley. Additionally, there are 50 total miles of...
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  • Lakehurst, New Jersey

    Relax at Lake Horicon

    Lake Horicon Park is located at the corner of Union Avenue and Lake Street in Lakehurst, New Jersey. For swimmers: the lake is cedar water, a lifeguard is on duty at first beach from June 19th through September 1st from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm daily. At the rear of the lake picnic tables and gr...
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  • Milford, Pennsylvania

    Explore Raymondskill Falls

    4.0
    0.6 mi / 178 ft gain
    This waterfall is just a short walk away from the main parking lot.Just a .30 mile hike will take you to a gorgeous three-tiered waterfall. There are platforms providing viewing areas to the falls.Raymondskill Falls is located in the northern portion of the Delaware National Water Gap Recreationa...
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  • Milford, Pennsylvania

    Hike to Cliff Park Ridge

    5.0
    6.4 mi / 700 ft gain
    This 6.4 mile out-and-back trail (2.7 miles each way) is an excellent trail for those looking to spend an early morning or afternoon outside without the strenuousness of all-out mountain hiking. Throughout the entire hike, there is only 700 ft. of elevation gain. Don't let this turn you away if y...
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  • Point Pleasant, New Jersey

    Kayak to Herring Island

    Starting at the small beach at the end of Bay Blvd, paddle heading south. You will need to pass through the boat canal so keep an eye out for speeding boats. You're able to see the island from the starting point so you really don’t have to worry about getting lost. You will reach the island after...
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  • Monroe, New York

    Hike the Jessup/Highlands/Long Path Trails

    7.8 mi / 500 ft gain
    This trails starts at a small park in Woodbury called Gonzaga Park.  Closed from mid-November to April, you are still able to park just outside the gate if that is the time of year you are hiking.  Three different trail names share this path.  The Jessup trail starts/end at Gonzaga Park and trave...
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