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New Jersey

Appalachian Trail Conference

Harriman Hikers - A North NJ Singles Hiking Club.

Hike for Discovery Program - This is a multi-level hiking program in which its participants are given the opportunity to hike either the Grand Canyon or Yosemite, while also helping fund raise for the society in blood cancer research and patient assistance. Training hikes take place in the northern New Jersey area, and we provide training on form, nutrition, and apparel in order to properly prepare participants for event weekend.

MetroTrails - Has been organizing long-distance day hikes for over 15 years.

New York - New Jersey Trail Conference

Union County Hiking Club was founded in 1938 and their club members are bound together by a common love of exercise and physical fitness in the great outdoors. Events offered to the club's varied membership include outdoor activities all year long, including weekly hikes. The club offers a varied program of outdoor activities, providing wholesome recreation while contributing to physical fitness.

The Weis Wyanokie Wanderers is a New Jersey Audubon Society-affiliated hiking club and part of the Weis Ecology Center.

Adventure Fitness Training facilitates a diversified training environment for all types of lifestyles, combining training programs with customized fun activities, such as hiking, backpacking, kayaking and horseback riding in New York and New Jersey.

Adventures for Women organizes hikes and other fun activities.

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