What to expect

New Jersey has 9 trails including medium, easy, and difficult trails. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Delaware and Raritan Canal Trail and the one with the least climb is the Shawangunk Ridge Trail. The longest trail is Appalachian Trail - New York at 136 km. To complete this hike you should budget at least 8 days. For a shorter adventure, you can try the Henry Hudson Trail a t 36.5 km. This could be done in as little as 2 days. Trails with the best offering of hostels include Shawangunk Ridge Trail, Henry Hudson Trail, Batona Trail, Lenape Trail, and Patriots Path.