Surprise Lake Loop

MODERATE 31 reviews

Surprise Lake Loop is a 3.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near West Milford, New Jersey that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
987 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

lake

views

Great hike with some scrabble and rocky areas and awesome views of Greenwood Lake

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Tougher than you think. Lots of scrambling. Amazing topography! The views are terrific.

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4 months ago

Very nice hike, a bit buggy

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4 months ago

Very nice hike, a bit buggy

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7 months ago

Great views of the lake when you get to the top! Bad idea going after a rain storm in January, it was terribly icy and slippery. I would definitely do it again in the spring.

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8 months ago