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Read about guides from NJspots throughout New Jersey. Hikes, areas to explore, and more.

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NJspots Guide: Black River Rock Ruins & Waterfall

One of the favorite spots of our founder, Virginia (@buewho), this trail loop and special place is a cool one to check out. Nestled in the back of the woods along a peaceful river you will come across a unique spot of what was once a mill along the Black River in Chester, New Jersey. This is our #NJspots guide for finding the rock ruins off the Black River Trail in Chester, NJ.

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NJspots Guide: Sandy Hook

The Hook is also home to the (guess the name?) Sandy Hook lighthouse (right? who would have thought?). There you can sign up for a tour and walk your way to the top of the of it; tours are offered for free every hour from 1:00-4:00 pm, and they DO fill up.

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5 Best Waterfall Hikes in New Jersey

The weather is getting warmer, the sun is staying out longer, and the days are getting more adventurous for those looking to explore New Jersey in the spring and summer. We are always looking for new places to adventure in the Garden State, so we have put together a guide for the best waterfall hikes in New Jersey. Get your car gassed up and get ready to explore!

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6 State Parks Perfect To Visit for Hiking in New Jersey

Looking to escape the concrete jungle of the urban areas in New Jersey or even New York City? We have some of our favorite State Parks to visit in the State of New Jersey that are perfect for hiking. We have included some of the recent photos that our community has shared with us at these locations. If you are looking for further information or have any questions, be sure to email us!

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9 Best Photos of Lighthouses in New Jersey

One thing that the Garden State is popular for is the coastline and the beaches that gather hundreds of thousands of beach-goers every summer. But while some may be trying to win prizes at the boardwalk or jump on an exciting ride, there are others that continue to explore New Jersey shore and the lighthouses that are streamed along the coast.