Hillspur Trail to Turtle Back Trail Loop is a 2 mile loop trail located near West Orange, New Jersey that features a great forest setting. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
91 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

trail running
3 months ago

Flat trail, good for trail running, follow the red mark. At lease 3-4 crossings with other trails

hiking
7 months ago

Spring Time Day Hike:

Complexity: Super Easy
Terrain: Flatland
Trekking Pole: Not Needed
Foot Wear: Trail runners should work fine. You dont need a fancy hiking shoe. A sturdy running shoe will also work
View: This trail is pretty much close to civilization. There is a little park in the trail head.
Trail & Markers: Even though i did not see a trail head. The path is pretty visible. Pretty wide trail. I followed orange trail markers. As there is so many trails criss crossing so watch out.
Parking: Enough parking for 20 cars
Permit: No fees
Animal Encounter: Squirrels
Overall timing: Should not take more than 45 min even if are walking slow
Streams : No
Pet : Leashed

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
Saturday, September 09, 2017

hiking
Saturday, August 05, 2017

recorded turtle back mini loop

hiking
Saturday, December 05, 2015