Hiking Trips

Register in the Student Recreation Center main office, or over the phone at (973-655-3340).

Visit our  Student Recreation Calendar page for more information about these hiking trips as well as our other trips and events.

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Drop In  Hike

Friday, March 24

3 - 5 p.m.

Students -Free

Leaving from Panzer Athletic Center, participants will get to explore Mills Reservation, a local nature preserve very close to campus. This is a short, easy hike. Perfect to break in your hiking shoes.
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Easy Hike - Columbia Trial 

Saturday, April 1

10 a.m. - 4p.m.

Students - $10

Looking for a nice day out with your friends? Join us on an easy hike at Ken Lockwood Gorge in Hunterdon County. This 3.5 mile hike follows the path of a historical railroad and even a series of mysterious gnome villages! This is no April Fool's Day Prank. 
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Moderate Hike - Black River

Saturday, April 8

10 a.m.- 4 p.m. 

Students - $10

 Join us for an intermediate loop of 6.4 miles that takes place along the scenic Black River in Morris County. This trail follows an abandoned railroad corridor, and includes the old Hacklebarney Mine and ends at the Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center. Get ready for a spectacular gorge and secluded waterfalls.
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Easy Hike - Full Moon Hike 

Wednesday, April 12

8 - 11 p.m.

Students - $10

 Strap on a head lamp and enjoy this late-night hike under the light of the moon with the Manhattan skyline at the end! Registration begins on January 16.
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Advanced Hike - Balsam Mountain

Saturday, April 22

10a.m. - 4p.m. 

Students - $10

Tighten up your laces and hike with us to the top of Balsam Mountain! This advanced hike is 4.35 miles and gains over 1500 feet in elevation. The challenge of this trail is met with the reward of an east-facing, panoramic view of Big Indian State Park. Hiking boots are strongly recommended, but sneakers are acceptable.

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