Detailed hike info and directions on our Wyanokie High Point, Carris Hill, Buck Mountain page. Lots-n-lots of views… but also lots of up-n-down on this route. We hadn’t done Wyanokie High Point in about two years so we headed back to Norvin Green (one of the most rugged parks in NJ, and one of our [...]
Complete hike details, photos, and video on our Torne Mountain page. The views just didn’t stop on this hike… Hewitt-Butler trail follows along the ridge so there are views almost the whole way. Gorgeous. There are 360 degree views from Osio Rock (too hot-n-hazy to see NYC today), and we assume most people turn around [...]
Complete hike details, photos, and video on our Lake Sonoma page. 8.1 challenging miles and 70 degrees, sunny and perfect… such a nice change after this crazy winter. We hiked in the northern section of Norvin Green State Forest, located to the southwest of Monksville Reservoir in West Milford. There are two newer (2008-ish I [...]
For detailed hike directions, maps, photos and GPS coordinates, visit our Challenging Hikes in NJ – Stonetown Circular page. Includes shorter hike options too. 10 miles; challenging. This is one of the more challenging loops in NJ – climb and descend Windbeam, Bear, Board and Harrison mountains. The first half of this hike is almost [...]
(For detailed hike directions, maps, photos and GPS coordinates, visit our Best Hikes in NJ – Norvin Green page) 7.7 miles roundtrip, moderate with a few decent elevation changes. There is an extensive trail system here, and its easy to create other shorter or longer loops. This hike hits some of the highlights of the [...]
5.9 miles. Forgot North Jersey had gotten snow several weeks earlier, and it had been too cold to melt. Majority of the trails were solid ice, so we cut it short. Bathrooms at Weis Ecology were still open.
6.1 miles roundtrip, about 4 hours. Parked at Weis Ecology Center, bathrooms at center, on right around corner, under stairs. Just had a LOT of rain so streams were flowing and trails very soggy. VERY windy today so it was chilly too, all of which may explain why we only saw 4 groups of people [...]