Garvey Springs Trail

The Garvey Springs trail is located within Worthington State Forest in New Jersey
The Garvey Springs trail is one of the more difficult ones, so please be prepared with extra water and sturdy footwear.


Length: 1.2 miles, one-way
Difficulty: Difficult
Blaze: Orange
Elevation Change: 1058 feet
Trailhead Location: directions to the Garvey Springs trailhead, across from the entrance to Worthington State Forest picnic area

Garvey Springs Trail provides the shortest route to Sunfish Pond, one of the popular outstanding natural features in this section of the park. Sunfish Pond is a remarkable glacial lake. While the trail is short, it is a very steep trek to the top of Kittatinny Ridge. Once the trail reaches the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, head south (right) for 0.1 mile to reach Sunfish Pond. For a loop back to the trailhead, use the Douglas Trail, which intersects the Appalachian Trail three-quarters of a mile past Sunfish Pond. Over twenty miles of trail can be connected together in the Worthington State Forest area to fill the entire day.

Other Information: restroom located in Worthington State Forest picnic area; more information about Worthington State Forest

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Last updated: August 17, 2021

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