Hike 52: NJ High Point State Park

From my original planning my 2015-2016 52Hike Challenge I knew where I wanted to end it; my 52nd Hike was always going to be a summit of NJ’s highest elevation – High Point State Park. Continue reading

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Hike 49: D&R Canal – Kingston Lock

As time dwindled down and my deadline closed in on me – I took advantage of the longest State Park in New Jersey for the 5th time and headed out to hike along a section of the canal that I hadn’t been to in years – the Kingston Lock. Continue reading

Jockey Hollow Hike – Morristown National Historical Park

Many people are unaware of the amount of Revolutionary War history that exists in New Jersey.  George Washington actually spent more time in the state than any other during our country’s battle for freedom.  Some historic sights are identified by roadside markers or large stone monuments, while others have been preserved as part of the National Park System – in 1933 Morristown became the country’s first National Historical Park; protecting the site used as a winter came for Washington and his troops. Continue reading