AMC's Best Day Hikes in New Jersey

This brand-new title from the Appalachian Mountain Club’s trusted Best Day Hikes series is your indispensable guide to the 50 top treks in the Garden State, all doable in a day or less. Whether you’re a peak bagger or prefer adventure close to home, this must-have resource covers all of New Jersey—the northern Skylands, the northeastern Gateway near New York City, the Jersey and Southern shores, the Greater Atlantic City area, and the Delaware River—revealing remarkable natural beauty amid a densely populated region. Explore the urban-adjacent, 4,269-acre Ramapo State Forest, with its views of the New York City skyline; hike the famous Pine Barrens; stroll seaside in Hartshorne Woods Park; and tackle the rugged Appalachian Trail in High Point State Park. This is your quintessential guide to uncovering and exploring New Jersey’s hidden gems.