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Best trails in Berkeley Heights

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Looking for a great trail near Berkeley Heights, New Jersey? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, forest 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Hacklebarney State Park or Cheesequake State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Palisades Interstate Park or South Mountain Reservation. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 4 easy trails in Berkeley Heights ranging from 2.5 to 4.8 miles and from 229 to 462 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Berkeley Heights
Top trails (5)
#1 - White and Purple Trail Loop
Watchung Reservation
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
White and Purple Trail Loop is a 4.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Berkeley Heights, New Jersey that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is Show more
#2 - Watchung Reservation Purple Trail Loop
Watchung Reservation
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 1 m
Watchung Reservation Purple Trail Loop is a 2.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Berkeley Heights, New Jersey that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily usedShow more
#3 - Lake Surprise Loop via Purple and White Trails
Watchung Reservation
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
Watchung Reservation is the largest nature reserve in Union County, New Jersey and consists of the upper valley of Blue Brook between First and Second Watchung Mountains. For more information visit: hShow more
#4 - Purple, Yellow, and Blue/White Trail Loop
Watchung Reservation
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
Purple, Yellow, and Blue/White Trail Loop is a 2.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Berkeley Heights, New Jersey that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill leveShow more
#5 - White Trail, Blue Trail, and Purple/Yellow Trail Loop
Watchung Reservation
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m
White Trail, Blue Trail, and Purple/Yellow Trail Loop is a 3.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Berkeley Heights, New Jersey that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all sShow more