The Great Outdoors
These cascading wonders are worth the hike.
Against all odds, wildlife experts have helped New Jersey’s bald eagles rebound from a single pair to a thriving population.
Pulled from the muck in a South Jersey river, the Meerwald–the state's official tall ship–now doubles as a classroom and cruise boat.
Ever wonder why the cheese is called buffalo mozzarella? Just ask Courtney and Brian Foley, who have brought a new twist to New Jersey ranching.
Len Soucy made a mission of rehabilitating injured birds. Now his son has risen to the task at the Raptor Trust.
Across New Jersey, more than 80 species—from birds to bobcats—are imperiled by loss of habitat and other man-made threats.
Writer and surfer William Finnegan talks about the best time to catch a wave along the shore. Hint: you may want to invest in a tough wetsuit.
After five years on the West Coast, Jersey boy Kyle Palmieri returned to the Garden State to become a star with the Devils.
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.
Want fresh and local? As craft beer booms, hop farms are sprouting in the Garden State.
New Jersey is home to dozens of alpaca farms. Here’s how to mingle with the fluffy herds.
At Double Brook Farm, animals are treated with compassion, even as they head to slaughter.
A young entrepreneur brings his “blue thumb” to the revival of the Jersey oyster, a sustainable crop that cleans the water and, yes, tastes great.
The Lee family maintains a 75-year tradition, raising broad-breasted birds with a personal touch.
At the last of Jersey’s big family egg farms, the rural life is all it’s cracked up to be.