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Best trails in Allamuchy Mountain State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Allamuchy Mountain State Park, New Jersey? AllTrails has 17 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 13 moderate trails in Allamuchy Mountain State Park ranging from 1.5 to 11.9 miles and from 593 to 1,246 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
Allamuchy Mountain State Park is known to have some of the best trout fishing in the state thanks to access to the Musconetcong River. Waterloo Village, located on the banks of the Morris Canal, is well known for its historic buildings and diverse cultural programs of classical and popular music as well as dance and opera.
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Map of trails in Allamuchy Mountain State Park
Park information
Acreage
8683 acres
Park hours
Monday
5:55 am - 5:55 pm
Tuesday
5:55 am - 5:55 pm
Wednesday
5:55 am - 5:55 pm
Thursday
5:55 am - 5:55 pm
Friday
5:55 am - 5:55 pm
Saturday
5:55 am - 5:55 pm
Sunday
5:55 am - 5:55 pm
Mailing address
Allamuchy Mountain State Park
800 Willow Grove St.
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Contact
(908) 852-3790
Top trails (17)
#1 - Allamuchy Mountain State Park Trail-Deer Park
Allamuchy Mountain State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(116)
Length: 8 mi • Est. 3 h 46 m
Allamuchy Mountain State Park Trail-Deer Park is a 8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Hackettstown, New Jersey that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number oShow more
#2 - Allamuchy Trail Yellow Loop
Allamuchy Mountain State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(103)
Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 49 m
Allamuchy Trail Yellow Loop is a 3.6 mile loop trail located near Stanhope, New Jersey that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of activity options. DogShow more
#3 - Highlands Trail (Teal)
Allamuchy Mountain State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(69)
Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 51 m
Highlands Trail (Teal) is a 1.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Byram Township, New Jersey that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primariShow more
#4 - Sussex Branch Trail
Allamuchy Mountain State Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(114)
Length: 25.5 mi • Est. 10 h 17 m
This is a 9.0 mile point to point walk on the southern section of the Sussex Branch Trail (From Stanhope to Newton) (note to reviewer, I also submitted an edit/trail suggestion to the existing trail Show more
#5 - Jefferson Lake and Sunset Branch Loop
Allamuchy Mountain State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(37)
Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 2 m
This is a 3.6 mile loop trail on several trails in the Allamuchy Mtn State Park (Sussex Branch Trail, the Highlands trail (Blue blazes) and the the Jefferson Lake Bike path). The terrain is a varietyShow more
#6 - White/Yellow and Ranger Trail Loop
Allamuchy Mountain State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(40)
Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 51 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options.Show more
#7 - Allamuchy Unblazed to White Trail Loop
Allamuchy Mountain State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(18)
Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 3 h 54 m
Allamuchy Unblazed to White Trail Loop is a 8.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Hackettstown, New Jersey that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for Show more
#8 - Allamuchy Blue to Red Trail Loop
Allamuchy Mountain State Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(29)
Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 37 m
Allamuchy Blue to Red Trail Loop is a 3.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Hackettstown, New Jersey that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used foShow more
#9 - Jefferson Lake Bike Path, White and Teal Loop
Allamuchy Mountain State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(23)
Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 2 h 57 m
Jefferson Lake Bike Path, White and Teal Loop is a 6.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Byram Township, New Jersey that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily Show more
#10 - Highlands Teal, Yellow and Unblazed Loop
Allamuchy Mountain State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(23)
Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 18 m
This is a 2.2 mile loop on the a combination of the Highlands Trail (teal), a Yellow trail, and a section of unblazed, mountain biker's trail. The unblazed section roughly overlaps the dotted line tShow more
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