Why Tour Blairstown?

Blairstown, NJ, is a small rural town with great schools and spectacular outdoor recreational opportunities. Nestled in the Kittatinny Mountain Ridge of the Appalachian Mountains, it is the only New Jersey town with three access points to the Appalachian Trail, where enthusiasts can take in a panoramic view of the town below as well as many other breathtaking vistas. The Mohican Outdoor Center, an outlet of the Appalachian Mountain Club, hosts visitors from around the world, renting canoes and kayaks, cabins and campsites, and providing advice, maps and information.

In Blairstown’s Town Center, Footbridge Park is the access point to the Paulinskill Valley Trail, which stretches along an easy horse- and bike-friendly 27-mile course, through shaded woods alongside the Paulinskill River. Eagles, deer, great blue heron, and even bear are sighted regularly. The waters are trout-rich and stocked annually.

Blair Academy is also found in the Town Center, and is famous internationally for its outstanding preparatory school education, staff and facilities. Ranked among the top 50 prep schools in America, Blair enriches the cultural and intellectual life of the Blairstown Community, with free programs and public service outreach.

Another outstanding local feature is the Blairstown Airport, home to Yards Creek Soaring Glider Rides and Donna’s Runway Cafe, both iconic features of Blairstown life and culture. Planes from across the nation find their way to our airfield, for rest, recreation, a bite and the beauty of the mountains.

The Blairstown Community is teeming with artists and musicians, farm enthusiasts and business people, all seeking the charm and way of life that many do not realize even exists in New Jersey. We’re the Other Jersey Shore, the Wild Western Shore along the banks of the Delaware River, a place steeped in pre-Revolutionary American history and frontier spirit.

For more information, check out our the Blairstown Enhancement Committee’s tourism brochure and this great article in Skylands Visitor magazine.

P.O. Box 713
Blairstown, NJ 07825

5 Stillwater Road
Blairstown, NJ 07825
Open Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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173 Speedwell Ave.
Morristown, NJ 07960

1164 Rt. 10 West
Randolph, NJ 07869

251 Main St.
Hackettstown, NJ 07840