Leaves were just starting to change color on our walk, but for its ease and payoff, we’ll be back several times this fall.
“Right now, the idea is that you walk in and put your bike on the stand. Someone will help you out and give you recommendations on tools to use. I’d rather see someone take more time and learn the right way, than me doing it in four seconds with my muscle memory.’’
Forest bathing is the practice of communing with nature and activating your senses. Though you can do it alone, we went on a walk with certified guide Richard Collins at Duke Farms in Hillsborough.
A trip to the southern Shore provides some of the most beautiful sights in the state, regardless of season. the picturesque views of vast marshland, sedge islands, LBI and Atlantic City in the distance are awe-inspiring.
The grounds in and around Red Bank Battlefield are steeped in history. This week, a public archeological dig discovered the remains of a dozen Hessian soldiers in an adjacent lot.
There are longer ascents, rockier climbs, more breathtaking vistas and denser forests in the state, but few have provide the unique combination of charm, challenge and isolation that Cushetunk Mountain Preserve provides.
“There was no doubt till the summit day that we could do it. It is only when we could see the summit point after six hours of climb that we thought we could finally do it.”
Climate change has extended the fire season in New Jersey and made it more difficult to fight them.
A trip through history and the Pine Barrens at Batsto Village, where you can mountain bike, hike or paddle your way through pristine South Jersey nature.
This is, simply, one of the best hikes in Jersey; a 3-mile-ish hike across trail and rocky terrain that’s both challenging and accessible to hikers of varying skill levels.
“It’s weird, I’ve been around the world and back, and I go home and I feel like nothing has changed. You fall right back into place with the people that matter to you.”
Historical and natural beauty combine, as they often do in NJ, on this easy-moderate trail in Morris County