The Great Outdoors
Taking the plunge with New Jersey’s extreme canoers.
Jersey’s Palisades have a hike for every skill level—plus hawk watching, picnicking and more.
Quiet settles over the preserve as temperatures drop—but visitors are always welcome.
Camping in the round in Jersey’s state park
Birds chirp, leaves glimmer and a Delaware Water Gap hiker learns his lesson the hard way.
Two intrepid hikers travel through the wild isolation of the Pine Barrens.
The Brick Stars, lead by Coach Alex DePalma, are the fastest growing special-needs hockey team in the nation.
Carney's Point native Johnny Gaudreau is tearing up the ice as left wing for the Calgary Flames.
Inventive workouts and luxury amenities have pumped up the popularity of boutique health clubs.
Parkour brings obstacle-course training indoors.
Our Great Lakes and Rivers
Looking for some freshwater fun? Here’s our take on 20 New Jersey lakes.
This South Jersey spot is an oasis of small family picnics and sleepy summer afternoons.
The powerful Delaware River is a recreational paradise, boasting such activities as boating, tubing, hiking and more.
Jersey’s anglers are hooked on the mighty Musky.
This "little lake that could" is a hidden gem in the heart of Cheesequake State Park.
The state’s official water-ski team makes a splash at Lake Mohawk.
An old Jersey City factory becomes a showplace for art and dance.
A community fights to save a landmark of African-American history.
A River Edge sophomore has earned $70,000 in seven months from his popular online game.
Calais Elementary School in Whippany has a new staffer, one who can sense anxiety in kids on the autistic spectrum with just a sniff.