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New Year’s First Day Hike at Spruce Run Recreation Area 2023

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  • As of December 28, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this New Year’s Day event.


Join NJ State Parks to kick-off the New Year for a point-to-point, 15-mile full-day hike along the Warren Highlands Trail! The route includes lovely pastoral views along Harmony Ridge, historic logging roads and passes by historic farmsteads.

Experience beautiful views and visit the former iron mines of Marble Hill! This hike will also feature recent trail improvements including a slight reroute completed by the State Park Service in conjunction with the Phillipsburg NJ Youth Corps.

As this hike is considered strenuous and for experienced hikers, a shorter option of the hike is available. Please coordinate with Mike Helbing at the start and spot cars will be set-up at the early-out point at approx. 6 miles. Dogs on a leash are welcome.

Level of Difficulty

Difficult – 15 miles with a 6 mile early-out point. Please dress to be outdoors and wear sturdy footwear.

Recommended Ages

Children 12 and over, with a responsible adult welcome

When is this New Year’s Day hiking event?

January 1 @ 8:00 am 4:30 pm

When is the raindate?

No rain date information has been provided.

Is the event indoors or outdoors?


Is registration required?


Registration is required. Please email your name, phone number, email address, and number of people in your group to [email protected]. In the event of a cancellation, emails notifying registered participants will be sent.

New Year’s Day Hike Activities

  • 15 mile hike with a 6-mile early-out point.

What is the admission price for this New Year’s Day hiking event in Glen Gardner?


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Where is this event happening?

This event is happening at

104 Mountain Top Rd
Glen Gardner, NJ 08826 United States

Meeting Spot

Marble Hill Natural Resource Area River Road Parking Lot, Lopatcong NJ | Navigate to 40.709468, -75.191616 | Closest Navigable Address – 1099 River Rd, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

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