Lakehurst, New Jersey

Top Spots in and near Lakehurst

  • 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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  • Berkeley Township, New Jersey

    Stroll through the Cranberry Bogs at Double Trouble State Park

    1.9 mi
    This is a very easy hike, and a great day trip to take if you're looking for something simple and relaxing, but still want beautiful scenery and wildlife.For quick access to the cranberry bog trails, the lot on Double Trouble Road near the Historic Village is where you'll want to start. Entering ...
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  • Seaside Heights, New Jersey

    Surf the Jersey Shore's Winter Waves

    Head to the Jersey Shore to hunt for some of the best winter waves. Depending on the conditions, you'll score some amazing local breaks or spend a lot of time in the car hunting for a good spot—try to head out with a local and you're sure to find a break away from the crowds, from Sandy Hook to I...
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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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  • Barnegat Light, New Jersey

    Barnegat Lighthouse

    Barnegat Lighthouse is located on the northern tip of Long Beach Island and offers some great views and awesome photography opportunities!   Explore the area, take in the beach views and get some photos!  This is also a lighthouse that you can climb to the top! 
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  • Washington, New Jersey

    Harrisville Pond

    4 mi / 125 ft gain
    Harrisville Pond is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Chatsworth, New Jersey.
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  • Highlands, New Jersey

    Kayaking the Shrewsbury River

    You start at Tocci Ave in Monmouth Beach. (There is a park with a baseball field so often times on weekends there are baseball games. Depending on the time of day it can be difficult to get parking.) You use the launching ramp to put your kayak into the water and then you are off. You don't techn...
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  • Shamong, New Jersey

    Hike to Quaker Bridge via Atsion

    7 mi
    Looking at a map of New Jersey, you'll notice that the biggest green patch of forest on the map is Wharton State Forest, in the southern half of the state. There are many great hikes to do in the state forest, described here is a relatively easy 7 mile hike that serves a nice introduction to hiki...
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  • Princeton, New Jersey

    Visit the Princeton Battlefield Park Suspension Bridge

    0.5 mi
    To find this bridge, you essentially park at the Princeton Battlefield Park and walk all the way down towards the woods (you'll pass an old house if you're going the right way). When you enter the woods there will be a tight trail but it will quickly open up. When it does, you want to take a left...
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  • Shamong, New Jersey

    Camp at Wharton State Forest

    There is plenty of potential for activity in New Jersey's largest state park. Wharton offers Mullica River for boating, as well as three other rivers for canoeing. Hikers can follow the 50-mile Batona Trail, which connects Wharton to the Brendan T. Byrne and Bass River State Forests. Other trails...
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  • Matawan, New Jersey

    Cheesequake Yellow and Blue Loop Trail

    3.43 mi / 328 ft gain
    Cheesequake Yellow and Blue Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Old Bridge, New Jersey.
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  • Morrisville, Pennsylvania

    Run or Bike the Delaware Canal Towpath: Yardley to New Hope

    10 mi
    The Delaware Canal is a 60-mile path along a historic canal that runs parallel to the Delaware River. The canal runs from Bristol (closer to Philly) all the way to Easton, near Bethlehem, PA. One of the most scenic parts of the canal starts in the Lower Bucks County town of Yardley with an access...
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  • Princeton, New Jersey

    Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve Loop

    2.3 mi / 157 ft gain
    An 8-mile network of maintained trails traversing this Preserve, Mountain Lakes North, John Witherspoon Woods,parts of Tusculum (private) and Community Park North makes a variety of loop hikes possible. Pathways include a boardwalk (over wetlands) and paved bicycle roads. Click here for a trail...
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  • Sea Bright, New Jersey

    Bike the Sandy Hook Pathway

    8.7 mi
    A beautiful paved pathway that travels 8.7 miles along beaches and historical monuments located on the Sandy Hook peninsula. The path begins at the Gateway National Recreation Area and loops around Fort Hancock, a former U.S. base that housed 12,000 soldiers at its peak during WWII. Along the way...
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  • Hammonton, New Jersey

    Batsto Lake Trail

    4.07 mi / 108 ft gain
    Batsto Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Washington Township, New Jersey.
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  • Pennington, New Jersey

    Bike the Sourlands

    10 mi
    Cycle through one of the most beautiful areas of New Jersey, the Sourland Mountain Preserve area with acres of forest, wetlands, and farmland. For a shorter ride you can park at Hopewell Valley Central High School and depart from there on Pennington-Harbourton Road to Scotch Road and Bear Tavern ...
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Camping and Lodging in Lakehurst

Camp Gateway   Sandy Hook
Highlands, New Jersey

Camp Gateway Sandy Hook

Camp Gateway   Staten Island
Staten Island, New York

Camp Gateway Staten Island

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Brooklyn, New York

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Guides, Insights and Stories from Lakehurst

A Family Trip to Surf the Rockaways in January

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