The Best Hiking in Vernon Township

Looking for the best hiking in Vernon Township? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Vernon Township. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Vernon Township

  • Vernon Valley, New Jersey

    Stairway to Heaven and Pochuck Valley via Appalachian Trail

    7.44 mi / 1122 ft gain
    Stairway to Heaven and Pochuck Valley via Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Glenwood, New Jersey.
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  • Vernon Valley, New Jersey

    Vernon Boardwalk via Appalachian Trail

    2.57 mi / 105 ft gain
    Vernon Boardwalk via Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Glenwood, New Jersey.
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  • Vernon Valley, New Jersey

    Governor Mountain via Appalachian Trail

    1.62 mi / 463 ft gain
    Governor Mountain via Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Vernon township, New Jersey.
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  • Vernon Township, New Jersey

    Hike the Stairway to Heaven

    4.8
    7.4 mi / 1050 ft gain
    This popular hike starts out on the Appalachian Trail (AT, white blazes). You begin on a boardwalk that crosses over a marsh, then you leave the boardwalk and enter a forested area. At around 1.4 miles, follow a bicycle path, Canal Road, then turn right, cross over a bridge, and take a left throu...
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  • Vernon Township, New Jersey

    Maple Grange Loop

    1.27 mi / 72 ft gain
    Maple Grange Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Glenwood, New Jersey.
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  • Vernon Township, New Jersey

    Stairway to Heaven Trail

    2.57 mi / 938 ft gain
    Stairway to Heaven Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Vernon township, New Jersey.
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  • Sussex, New Jersey

    Vernon Valley via Appalachian Trail

    10.29 mi / 2303 ft gain
    Vernon Valley via Appalachian Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Vernon township, New Jersey.
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  • Vernon Township, New Jersey

    Camp at Wawayanda State Park

    5.0
    Bring along your friends for this one – the park offers only group campsites, three in all, which can take a range of 15 to 35 people. The sites do not have water on site, but you can haul water from the main office. Rates run between $30 and $50 per night for NJ Residents ($60-100 for non-NJers)...
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  • Pine Island, New York

    Liberty Loop Trail

    2.69 mi / 33 ft gain
    Liberty Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Unionville, New York.
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  • Vernon Township, New Jersey

    Wallkill and Vernon Valleys via Appalachian Trail

    12.26 mi / 1696 ft gain
    Wallkill and Vernon Valleys via Appalachian Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Sussex, New Jersey.
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  • Vernon Township, New Jersey

    Appalachian Trail: Warwick Turnpike to Mount Peter

    9.64 mi / 866 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Warwick Turnpike to Mount Peter is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near West Milford, New Jersey.
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  • Vernon Township, New Jersey

    Cherry Ridge Loop

    9.63 mi / 787 ft gain
    Cherry Ridge Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Vernon township, New Jersey.
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  • Westtown, New York

    Winding Waters Trail

    2.32 mi / 108 ft gain
    Winding Waters Trail is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Pine Island, New York.
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  • Sussex, New Jersey

    Dagmar Dale Loop Trail

    2.37 mi / 253 ft gain
    Dagmar Dale Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Vernon township, New Jersey.
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  • Vernon Township, New Jersey

    William Hoeferlin, Wayward, Iron Mountain, and Black Eagle Loop

    5.1 mi / 394 ft gain
    William Hoeferlin, Wayward, Iron Mountain, and Black Eagle Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Hewitt, New Jersey.
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  • Warwick, New York

    Fuller Mountain and Creek Loop

    1.77 mi / 289 ft gain
    Fuller Mountain and Creek Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Warwick, New York.
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