Join the Passaic County Parks & Recreation staff as we lead you through some of the most picturesque trail systems that our county has to offer.
This list will be updated throughout the year so be sure to check back often for new hikes!
First Day Hike: Saturday, January 1st, @ 1 PM
Garret Mountain Reservation - Woodland Park, NJ
First Day Hikes are part of a nationwide initiative led by America’s State Parks to encourage people to get outdoors. On New Year’s Day, hundreds of free, guided hikes will be organized in all 50 states. For Passaic County, our hiking leader will guide you through the beautiful sights of our largest park, Garret Mountain Reservation.
Apshawa Adventure Hike - Weekend Morning: Saturday, January 29th @ 10 AM:
Apshawa Preserve (13 Northwood Dr. West Milford, NJ)
Hike Level/Description: This is a moderately strenuous hike, which will entail numerous elevation changes throughout the hike. The hike will also involve rock scrambles and stream crossings. Participants should bring sufficient layered clothing per the weather forecast for the day and wear waterproof footwear. Hiking poles are also recommended, along with sufficient water and snacks. Approximately 5 mile hike, lasting approximately 2-3 hours.
Singles Hike: Saturday, February 5th @ 9 AM
Surprise Lake - West Milford, NJ
Single? Love the outdoors? Then join us for this pre-Valentine's Day hike! This is a moderate to mildly strenuous hike, which will have numerous elevation changes throughout the hike. Participants should bring sufficient layered clothing and wear waterproof footwear. Hiking poles are also recommended, along with sufficient water and snacks. Approximately 5.5 mile hike, lasting approximately about 3-3.5 hours.