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The Best Hiking in Wantage

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

Top hiking spots in and near Wantage

  • Sussex, New Jersey

    Sunrise Mountain via Appalachian Trail

    7.18 mi / 853 ft gain
    Sunrise Mountain via Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Montague Township, New Jersey.
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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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  • Sussex, New Jersey

    High Point Monument

    2.93 mi / 489 ft gain
    High Point Monument is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Wantage, New Jersey.
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  • Sussex, New Jersey

    Iris Trail to Lake Rutherford via Appalachian Trail

    6.23 mi / 486 ft gain
    Iris Trail to Lake Rutherford via Appalachian Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Montague Township, New Jersey.
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  • Sussex, New Jersey

    Sawmill Lake To Monument High Point

    5.43 mi / 988 ft gain
    Sawmill Lake To Monument High Point is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Montague Township, New Jersey.
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  • Montague, New Jersey

    Sawmill Lake Trail

    1.02 mi / 131 ft gain
    Sawmill Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Montague Township, New Jersey.
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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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  • Montague, New Jersey

    Steeny Kill and Sawmill Lakes Trail

    8.4 mi / 512 ft gain
    Steeny Kill and Sawmill Lakes Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Montague 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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  • Wantage, New Jersey

    Shawangunk Ridge Trail (SRT)

    69.96 mi / 9475 ft gain
    Shawangunk Ridge Trail (SRT) is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Matamoras, Pennsylvania.
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  • Montague, New Jersey

    Monument Trail Loop

    3.47 mi / 472 ft gain
    Monument Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Wantage, New Jersey.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Montague, New Jersey

    White Cedar Swamp Trail

    2.62 mi / 102 ft gain
    White Cedar Swamp Trail is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Montague Township, New Jersey.
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  • Wantage, New Jersey

    High Point via Appalachian Trail

    6.4 mi / 1332 ft gain
    High Point via Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Wantage, New Jersey.
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