New Jersey borders on the Atlantic. This state is very populated. Hiking is best in the mountainous northern part, with several state parks and forests. Here are 72 miles of the Appalachian Trail.
The Highlands Trail is supposed to connect New Jersey to New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut, 150 miles.
Another important trail is the Long Path, 326 miles, also in the state of New York.
The Great Eastern Trail, East Coast Greenway and Eastern Continental Trail run through New Jersey.