Best trails in Branchville

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Looking for a great trail near Branchville, New Jersey? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, wildlife trails, walking 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 Sterling Forest State Park or High Point State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Walpack Fish and Wildlife Management Area or Black River County Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 3 easy trails in Branchville ranging from 4.2 to 8.2 miles and from 521 to 1,138 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 Branchville
Top trails (6)
#1 - Normanook Tower via Appalachian Trail Loop
Stokes State Forest
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 39 m
The loop starts out on the Appalachian Trail and then takes you onto Sunrise Mountain Road. Walk Sunrise Mountain Road a short distance to the Coursen Trail. Once on the Coursen Trail, pass through a Show more
#2 - Sunrise Mountain and High Point via Appalachian Trail
Stokes State Forest
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Length: 19.5 mi • Est. 9 h 40 m
Sunrise Mountain and High Point via Appalachian Trail is a 19.5 mile loop trail located near Branchville, New Jersey that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced aShow more
#3 - Silver Mine Loop
Stokes State Forest
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 1 h 58 m
The best way to get on the unmarked Stony Brook trail is to walk down the far end of the lot, away from the lake area. On the right corner there is a trail you can follow along the brook and through Show more
#4 - Stokes Forest Loop Trail
Stokes State Forest
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Length: 11.2 mi • Est. 5 h 34 m
Great Views, clear streams, waterfalls, Good climb, valley walking This is a long hike so be prepared to be out for a full day.You will start out with an uphill climb to the top of a ridge with greatShow more
#5 - Stepping-Stone Trail
Stokes State Forest
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 3 h 44 m
Stepping-Stone Trail is a 7.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Branchville, New Jersey that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity opShow more
#6 - Sussex Branch Trail: Newton to Branchville
Branchville, New Jersey
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 3 h 18 m
Sussex Branch Trail from Newton to BranchvilleShow more