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         The highest point in NJ, 1,803 feet, can be found in the Skylands Region which also boasts 28 miles of the Appalachian
         Trail and easy access to the Delaware River. Some of the best outdoor activities in the state are found in the region,
         kayaking and canoeing, hiking, fishing, and cross-country skiing, snowboarding and ice fishing in the winter.
         Major events in the Skylands Region include the New Jersey State Fair, held in early August in Sussex, NJ’s Biggest
         Oktoberfest, held in early October in Warren County, and two Hot Air Balloon Festivals. You will also find unique
         shopping and dining experiences throughout the region.


         Appalachian Trail – Of the 2,174 miles of trail, 28 miles are within the
         Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Whether hiking for a couple
         of hours, for the day, or for the entire length of the trail, the AT provides
         opportunities for majestic views, wildlife sightings, and hiking challenges.

         Lakota Wolf Preserve – Columbia - Learn about and see the wolves during
         an educational tour. Great opportunity for photographers to capture the
         beauty of the wolves and nature. Open all year.
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         Get Outdoors – The area is rich with parks, trails, and fishing spots, so you
         can enjoy the great outdoors while camping. Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
         in Morris County offers many activities year-round from hiking to cross-country
         skiing. The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area offers 100 miles of
         trails along streams, ridges, and mountaintops. Check with your campground
         for their favorite spot.

         Explore Warren County – Warren County offers arts, entertainment, history,
         hiking trails and parks, and is home to the Warren County Farmers’ Fair
         featuring a Hot Air Balloon Festival.
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         Sussex County Skylands – New Jersey’s Great Northwest is a four-season
         travel destination with activities and events for the whole family.
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         New Jersey State Fair  – Augusta – Animals, chainsaw carvings, petting
         zoo, flower show, demolition derby, and so much more! Let’s not forget the
         best part of any fair, the FOOD! First week of August.

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