Category Archives: Site Updates

Start Of Some Site Updates

Finally getting around to some overdue site maintenance tasks and thought while I was at it I’d make some visual tweaks, and make some other useful additions. First, the Parks Index page now has an interactive map of all the locations covered on the site. Second, I’ve started new guide pages for both Eagle Rock Reservation in Essex County and Jockey Hollow, part of the Morristown National Historic Park System. Both have some great info and links already. Finally, I’ve started an account on Newsvine to bookmark interesting news stories regarding NJ parks and hiking trails. These are just the first of several planned additions. Follow along here, or follow … Continue reading

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Twittering And Upcoming Winter Updates

I’ve got a few articles and updates and reviews in the works for the Hike New Jersey web site — some more park guides as well as reviews of some hiking and trail guides. Winter is approaching, but that doesn’t mean the outdoor activity should stop. There are great spots in the state for snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and since most of the season will be snow free you can still go out hiking and trail running. I’ll be posting info on some of my favorite spots. If you have suggestions of a favorite place to spend a wintery weekend in New Jersey let us know in the comments below. … Continue reading

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Hike New Jersey Walks Again

In the late 90s a humble little site was created as a way for me to share photographs of New Jersey’s parks with those in the online hiking community. As time passed and other photo sharing tools came online that site went dormant and was lost to time. In the last year or so I’ve had the idea to reacquire the domain for nostalgia’s sake and finally did this summer. With the domain back in my hands I starting thinking about ways to put it in use. I couldn’t just make it a photo sharing site because Flickr does that so well and the local New Jersey communities there are … Continue reading

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