High Point State Park

Background information:

Altitude: 1,803

Tidbits:  Highest mountain in New Jerseyi.

Summitted, March 3, 2004

 

When to go:

Anytime, although snow can block the summit road intermittently in the winter time. Highpoint State Park is also the location of the world's longest cross country trail containing man-made snow.  The Appalachian Trail passing through the park as well.

 

Route Selection:

You can drive directly to the summit parking area and walk 100 yards to the top.

 

Hotel and Climb Reservation:

No guide, permit, or trail reservations are required.  There is a small fee to enter the park during summer months.

 

Packing List:

Nothing special.

 

Getting There:

Off of Route 23 in the Northwest tip of New Jersey.

 

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