9 Best Winter Activities in New Jersey

Embrace the winter season and indulge in some quintessential winter activities this year. Check out any of these top winter activities across New Jersey.

Skylands Ice World, Stockholm, NJ

Whether you’re an experienced ice skater or a beginner with the kiddos in tow, you can have a fantastic time at Skylands Ice World. This popular Stockholm ice skating rink even offers lessons for those who are new to skating.

Tenafly Nature Center, Tenafly, NJ

The Tenafly Nature Center is a beautiful place to explore at any time of the year, but it’s a very different experience in the winter compared to the summer. This winter, enjoy the perfect environment for snowshoeing or sledding to your heart’s content.

Campgaw Mountain Ski Area, Mahwah, NJ

Campgaw Mountain Ski Area is the premier ski destination across New Jersey. Check it out for classic skiing as well as one of the top trends in winter activities, snow tubing.

Big SNOW American Dream, East Rutherford, NJ

Big SNOW American Dream is a truly one-of-a-kind spot for winter fun. It’s the first and only indoor winter sports destination with real snow all year round. Whether you’re a skier or snowboarder, you can partake in your favorite winter activities in any season.

Mountain Creek Resort, Vernon, NJ

For a ski getaway or just a fun daytime adventure, Mountain Creek Resort has what you’re looking for. This beautiful ski resort is a destination for vacationers from far and wide as well as locals.

Ice House, Hackensack, NJ

Break out your ice skates and lace up to have a great time when you head to Ice House. As a bustling ice skating rink, Ice House is a top place to enjoy some winter fun in Hackensack.

Lakota Wolf Preserve, Columbia, NJ

Wolves are some of the most majestic animals associated with the winter, and the Lakota Wolf Preserve can give you a special look. Book your unique wolf-watching tour at this beautiful local wolf preserve.

Duke Farms, Hillsborough, NJ

Duke Farms is a lovely place to enjoy the natural landscape of New Jersey, especially during the winter. Head to this Hillsborough nature preserve to take advantage of a variety of snowy hiking trails.

Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, Chatham, NJ

One of the most unique winter activities to enjoy is maple sugaring: tapping maple trees to collect sap. This is best done in January and February, and luckily, the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center hosts a variety of maple sugaring events in the late winter so you can check it out for yourself.

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