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AMC's Best Day Hikes in New Jersey

Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails in the Garden State, from the Skylands to the Shore

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.

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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.

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About the Author PRISCILLA ESTES, the former chair of AMC’s Delaware Valley Chapter, has been leading hikes since 1996. After years of editing medical books and writing magazine features and a novel, she now hikes, writes, teaches yoga, and plays the gong.
Endorsements “Priscilla Estes takes hikers on a journey through the surprising beauty of New Jersey. This user-friendly guide reveals mountain vistas, waterfalls, lakes, and diverse habitats. Use it to explore all that the Garden State has to offer!” — Jeff Mitchell, AUTHOR OF BACKPACKING PENNSYLVANIA AND BACKPACKING NEW YORK
Region New Jersey
Activity Hiking
Publisher Appalachian Mountain Club Books
Edition First
Format Paperback
Dimensions 6X9, 294 pages
ISBN-13 9781628420814

Endorsements

“Priscilla Estes takes hikers on a journey through the surprising beauty of New Jersey. This user-friendly guide reveals mountain vistas, waterfalls, lakes, and diverse habitats. Use it to explore all that the Garden State has to offer!” — Jeff Mitchell, AUTHOR OF BACKPACKING PENNSYLVANIA AND BACKPACKING NEW YORK

About the Author

PRISCILLA ESTES, the former chair of AMC’s Delaware Valley Chapter, has been leading hikes since 1996. After years of editing medical books and writing magazine features and a novel, she now hikes, writes, teaches yoga, and plays the gong.