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Best trails in Sourland Mountain Preserve

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Looking for a great trail in Sourland Mountain Preserve, New Jersey? AllTrails has 11 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, trail running 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 10 moderate trails in Sourland Mountain Preserve ranging from 1.4 to 6.1 miles and from 121 to 547 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Sourland Mountain Ridge Loop with Roaring Brook Trail Extension
Sourland Mountain Preserve
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(675)
Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 2 h 26 m
Gentle climb to top of Sourland Mountain. Beautiful views of woodlands and two large boulder fields. Follow white square blazes until you reach Roaring Brook Trail (red circle blazes). Roaring Brook Trail is 2.1 miles before it rejoins the Ridge Trail and returns to the trailhead at the parking lot. The Sourland Mountain Preserve is extremely rich in natural resources, and an area that boasts a variety of stream corridors, geologic outcrops, and an ecological preserve that provides a core habitat for a diversity of plant and animal species. The Sourlands is especially known for its nesting birds on the edges of their breeding areas. For more information visit: http://www.somersetcountyparks.org/parksfacilities/sourland/sourlandmtpreserve.htmlShow more
#2 - Sourland Mountain Ridge Inner Loop Trail
Sourland Mountain Preserve
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(373)
Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 51 m
The Sourland Mountain Preserve is extremely rich in natural resources, and an area that boasts a variety of stream corridors, geologic outcrops, and an ecological preserve that provides a core habitat for a diversity of plant and animal species. The Sourlands is especially known for its nesting birds on the edges of their breeding areas. For more information visit: http://www.somersetcountyparks.org/parksfacilities/sourland/sourlandmtpreserve.htmlShow more
#3 - White Square and Red Loop
Sourland Mountain Preserve
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(156)
Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 35 m
The Sourland Mountain Preserve is extremely rich in natural resources, and an area that boasts a variety of stream corridors, geologic outcrops, and an ecological preserve that provides a core habitat for a diversity of plant and animal species. The Sourlands is especially known for its nesting birds on the edges of their breeding areas. For more information visit: http://www.somersetcountyparks.org/parksfacilities/sourland/sourlandmtpreserve.htmlShow more
#4 - White Square Loop
Sourland Mountain Preserve
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(174)
Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
The Sourland Mountain Preserve is extremely rich in natural resources, and an area that boasts a variety of stream corridors, geologic outcrops, and an ecological preserve that provides a core habitat for a diversity of plant and animal species. The Sourlands is especially known for its nesting birds on the edges of their breeding areas. For more information visit: http://www.somersetcountyparks.org/parksfacilities/sourland/sourlandmtpreserve.htmlShow more
#5 - Sourland Mountain Ridge Trail (White Square)
Sourland Mountain Preserve
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(97)
Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
The Sourland Mountain Preserve is extremely rich in natural resources, and an area that boasts a variety of stream corridors, geologic outcrops, and an ecological preserve that provides a core habitat for a diversity of plant and animal species. The Sourlands is especially known for its nesting birds on the edges of their breeding areas. For more information visit: http://www.somersetcountyparks.org/parksfacilities/sourland/sourlandmtpreserve.htmlShow more
#6 - White Square to White Triangle Loop
Sourland Mountain Preserve
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(100)
Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
The Sourland Mountain Preserve is extremely rich in natural resources, and an area that boasts a variety of stream corridors, geologic outcrops, and an ecological preserve that provides a core habitat for a diversity of plant and animal species. The Sourlands is especially known for its nesting birds on the edges of their breeding areas. For more information visit: http://www.somersetcountyparks.org/parksfacilities/sourland/sourlandmtpreserve.htmlShow more
#7 - Sourland Mountain Trail
Sourland Mountain Preserve
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(96)
Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 58 m
#8 - Pipeline to Red Trail and White Square
Sourland Mountain Preserve
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(65)
Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
The Sourland Mountain Preserve is extremely rich in natural resources, and an area that boasts a variety of stream corridors, geologic outcrops, and an ecological preserve that provides a core habitat for a diversity of plant and animal species. The Sourlands is especially known for its nesting birds on the edges of their breeding areas. For more information visit: http://www.somersetcountyparks.org/parksfacilities/sourland/sourlandmtpreserve.htmlShow more
#9 - White Square and Pipeline Loop
Sourland Mountain Preserve
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(42)
Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 38 m
The Sourland Mountain Preserve is extremely rich in natural resources, and an area that boasts a variety of stream corridors, geologic outcrops, and an ecological preserve that provides a core habitat for a diversity of plant and animal species. The Sourlands is especially known for its nesting birds on the edges of their breeding areas. For more information visit: http://www.somersetcountyparks.org/parksfacilities/sourland/sourlandmtpreserve.htmlShow more
#10 - White Triangle and White Square
Sourland Mountain Preserve
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(30)
Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
The Sourland Mountain Preserve is extremely rich in natural resources, and an area that boasts a variety of stream corridors, geologic outcrops, and an ecological preserve that provides a core habitat for a diversity of plant and animal species. The Sourlands is especially known for its nesting birds on the edges of their breeding areas. For more information visit: http://www.somersetcountyparks.org/parksfacilities/sourland/sourlandmtpreserve.htmlShow more
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