Category: Events

3/26 Highlands Hike: Pyramid Mountain

Join NJHC volunteer Neil Weiss on a moderately difficult 4.5 mile hike at a relaxed pace at Pyramid Mountain on Sunday, March 26. Pyramid Mountain is one of the most iconic parks in the Morris County Parks system, one of the top 10 hikes in New Jersey, and a must-do on anyone’s bucket list! Thisread more

3/30 The Highlands Rediscovered: Sparta

Covering over 800,000 acres of rolling hills, steep cliffs, trickling streams and diverse forests, the New Jersey Highlands attracts more visitors per year than Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Grand Canyon National Parks combined. “New Jersey’s best-kept secret” supports an immense biodiversity of plant and animal life, provides clean drinking water to over 70% of New Jerseyread more

4/15 Spring Car Trek: Reservoirs of the Highlands

Starting at The Reservoir Tavern in Boonton, NJ, participants will receive a tour packet with turn-by-turn directions, and set out in their personal vehicles to drive the 57-mile route. The trek will conclude at approximately 1:00 p.m. at The Grasshopper in Newfoundland, New Jersey. Trekkers may join fellow participants and NJHC staff for lunch andread more

4/15 Spring Silent Auction

Get ready for fun!! We have curated a collection of exciting experiences, travel packages, wine baskets, and other stunning items for our Spring Silent Auction! Your support directly goes to further our mission of protecting our beloved NJ Highlands. The silent auction will launch on April 15th and close on May 8th at 3:00 p.m.  read more

5/8 8th Annual Golf Outing

Join the New Jersey Highlands Coalitions’ Eighth Annual Golf Outing at the beautiful Hawk Pointe Golf Club on Monday, May 8th. Your ticket directly supports the protection of the New Jersey Highlands and includes green fees, breakfast, a mid-event snack, and a grand luncheon. Bring your game, golf clubs if you have them, and inviteread more

6/1-6/30 Highlands Hike-A-Thon

Ready to hit the beautiful trails and stunning rivers and reservoirs in the New Jersey Highlands this summer? Why not join the Coalition’s Hike-a-thon and win amazing prizes and experiences for doing something you love while protecting someplace you love?   We hope that you will register with your friends and family prior to the Juneread more

9/30 5th Annual Northwest New Jersey Rivers Conference

The Northwest New Jersey Rivers Conference is the forum for better understanding the relationship between our region’s water and other natural resources and our region’s quality of life, including enhanced water quality, developing a vibrant tourism sector economy, expanding recreational opportunities, and appreciating the region’s scenic values. 2023 Theme: Open Space and Recreation On theread more

NJ Highlands Coalition Webinars

Taking our outreach and education initiatives online! Since the beginning of social distancing and measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 the Coalition has been mobilizing to create and share engaging content to keep our members and supporters informed about ongoing issues affecting the Highlands. To this end we are offering a series of Webinarread more

Hike the NJ Highlands

HIGHLANDS HIKERS! THE NJ HIGHLANDS COALITION’S INFORMAL OUTDOORS GROUP Throughout the year the Coalition will lead a series of day hikes in some of the Highlands’ spectacular State Parks and Forests. Details about each hike will be emailed to those who sign up to the Highlands Hikers mailing list and posted on Highlands Coalition Socialread more