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Get Back In Shape with Spring Hiking in NJ

Spring is here and time to shed the winter doldrums and reconnect with nature. New Jersey has plenty of scenic trails across the state with a few close by to The Debary Inn.  Morristown National Historic Park at Jockey Hollow is a quick 25 minutes drive to the north of Summit and served as an encampment for George Washington and the Continental Army in 1776 and again in 1779.  Jockey Hollow Loop Trail boasts an easy terrain, with rolling hills and plenty of sprouts of spring flowers. The Lenape Trail stretches 34 miles between West Orange to Newark and is great for novice hikers since the majority of it is on paved pathways.  A springtime bonus are the infamous Cherry Blossoms seen along the Branch Brook Park section of the trail closer to Newark. Closer trails to the Summit area include; the new Summit Parkline that creates a pedestrian linear park trail along an abandoned rail line for 1.2 miles connecting downtown Summit, in front of Overlook Medical Center, to Briant Park.  Passaic River Park is a family-friendly Union County park which encompases 6,200 acres and features a Nature Trail, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking.  It is a short 3 mile distance from the Debary Inn along New Providence Ave with the trailhead located near the entrance to Summit's Transfer Station.

For more information on these and other fabulous hiking trails in the great state of New Jersey, go online and search, " hiking trails near me in NJ".