Looking for a great trail near West Milford, New Jersey? AllTrails has 16 great hiking trails, trail running 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 in General Grant National Memorial, we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 10 moderate trails in West Milford ranging from 0.9 to 6.4 miles and from 639 to 1,456 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!

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hiking
off trail
3 days ago

I enjoyed what portion I was able to cover of the hike, but I got super lost somewhere nearly halfway. All along, the path is quite difficult to remain on. I went by GPS on my phone, following the little blue blip on the app's map. I eventually found myself moving way off the map, but following blue markers on an obvious trail. The sky looked ominous so I decided best to turn back and not bother continuing the loop. Just definitely be warned this is a tricky one, allow yourself plenty of time and bring provisions just in case.

hiking
bugs
10 days ago

hiking
bugs
muddy
off trail
over grown
rocky
scramble
11 days ago

this may be qualified to be rated hard. lot of rock scrambles. it's July and it's buggy. my biggest problem is the off trail section in the North Eastern section of this trail. this should not be part of any trail and is irresponsible to have someone trampling through brush and the unknown, ecologically and safety wise. my recommendation is to just skip that whole northern part with the off trail and just go straight through at the first intersection and start the southernly direction of the loop.

hiking
bugs
off trail
19 days ago

Only went to first lookout! View worth it! Not too long. I followed this app’s map and the trail went with it. Would have definitely gotten lost without this map to follow. Enter grassy areas and the other comments are also correct. Also...left and found 3 ticks on me. Where bug spray kiddos!

hiking
bugs
closed
over grown
rocky
21 days ago

There is no marked trail for "Cross Valley Peak". (We made up the name) But it is worth the treck for advanced hikers. Cross Valley Peak can be seen across the valley to the south from the west side of the Blue Trail. The elevation is Higher than the Blue trail as well. Future plans to clear this trail and mark it Purple.

hiking
bugs
rocky
23 days ago

This is a dope hike to say the least. Sitting at the top of the mountain rn taking in the sick nasty views. 10/10 would recommend drinking a brew up here (even tho i'm not). But please take the can with you when you're done and don't leave it up here like a couple of savages did, rude.

Not a lot to see. Remains of Jungle Habitat are unique but not that impressive. Trail was not well marked where it intersected with other trails. Thus a 4.8 mile hike became an 8.8 mile hike. But that said I would do it again as it is an easy walk along a mountain bike trail.

hiking
30 days ago

Super cool trail for someone in intermediate shape. Trail is not marked well but can be followed. Pull off on rest stop on 23N. Walk up toward mowed field on far end of rest stop. Trail starts here marked with red dots on poles. Walk along skinny trail by high way for a little and then make a sharp right. We walked right by this the first time. There are two small logs on the ground where this right turn is. If you make it to a fork where one path leads out to the highway and one path leads into the Forrest with no trespassing signs you have gone too far. Once you make the right turn it’s pretty easy to follow up to the flag pole and star. Can be pretty steep and rocky at some points. You can keep walking up the trail from the flag pole point but there isn’t much more to see past there.

Do it counter clockwise. Steep climb up to the AT about 1 mile, the rest has a 6 to 8 foot drop offs to be aware of especially for younger kids and dogs. Beautiful views of the lakes and vistas.

hiking
muddy
rocky
1 month ago

trail running
bugs
over grown
rocky
1 month ago

Very lightly used trail. Some nice views. Not that difficult. Description talks about scrambles - there are hardly any.

I would highly recommend this trail- it’s absolutely beautiful! Everything is really well marked and easy to follow. There are some difficult parts but for the most part I found it easy. I took the blue trail to the green to find the waterfall which was totally worth it!

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