Mount Tammany: Red Dot and Blue Dot Loop Trail

MODERATE 779 reviews

Mount Tammany: Red Dot and Blue Dot Loop Trail is a 3.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Columbia, New Jersey that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
3.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1194 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

lake

hot springs

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

scramble

Great views, challenging ascent, sometimes a little crowded at the summit. This trail is a great warmup before larger trips to New England or out west. Dog friendly as well.

9 hours ago

Beautiful hike. Best to go during the week, but the weekend is still great. One porta potty in the parking lot.

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3 days ago

Beautiful view of the Delaware water gap at the top. We usually take the easy trail up and harder trail down (it’s steeper). It was challenging for our 15 lb dog but not for our 50 lb dog. You will see many hikers thru-out the trail and especially at the top. It can seem crowded sometimes. The parking lot has a porter potty. There is also a visitor center that’s a 2 min drive away from the parking lot, which has better facilities outdoors.

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4 days ago

Fantastic views of the Delaware River on the red dot trail and lovely forest and Creek views from the blue trail. Heavy traffic, at least on a Saturday. Arrive early to find adequate parking

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5 days ago

One of my all time favorite trails. Red dot trail is steep going up, and the view is excellent. Have taken the trail many times. Encountered a mama bear and two cubs only once.

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8 days ago

Excellent loop trail. I hiked up blue and down red which seems to be the less popular route. Blue dot is not as steep but a much longer ascent while red has a short and steep ascent. Definitely a hike to do in the peak of fall color

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10 days ago

Great hike, one of the best views in eastern PA/western NJ. Steep and rocky partway up but not extreme. Easy coming back down the on blue dot trail. Can get crowded so get there early for parking.

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10 days ago