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Hiking New Jersey: Barnegat Branch Trail [VIDEO]
One of the trails we have used on numerous occasions to hike is the Barnegat Branch Trail. The trail extends 15.6 miles from Barnegat to Toms River. We usually go to section of the trail on the Waretown/Barnegat border.
Here are some things we like about the BBT:

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Hiking New Jersey: Smithville Park [VIDEO]
In my latest "Hiking New Jersey" webisode ... I am taking you to Smithville Park. Now the first thing is that this is completely different then the historic town of Smithville. Smithville Park is near Mount Holly in Easthampton, Burlington County. The...
Hiking New Jersey: Wawayanda State Park [VIDEO]
It's another edition of "Hiking New Jersey", part of our series "Daytripping with Shawn Michaels".  This time we are in Sussex County in the town of Vernon to hike "the stairway to heaven", which is part of the Appalachian Trail in Wawa…
Hiking New Jersey: Buttermilk Falls [VIDEO]
This addition of Daytripping with Shawn Michaels we are going to Buttermilk Falls. New Jersey is not known for huge waterfalls, so Buttermilk Falls, nearly 100 feet, is one of our largest natural waterfalls in the state. It's a beautiful site and it's at the beginning of the hike, so it&ap…
Hiking New Jersey: Island Beach State Park [VIDEO]
We continue our series "Hiking New Jersey" with a stop closer to home right here at the Jersey Shore in Ocean County at Island Beach State Park. This, of course, is a much different hike than previous because it is a flat hike with lots of beach sand...
Hiking New Jersey: The Lenape Trail [VIDEO]
Established in 1982, the Lenape Trail links a dozen county and municipal parks, a rail trail, historic areas, and other landmarks along a 34-mile route in Essex County. The trail was a joint undertaking of the Sierra Club and the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs.
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