A longish ‘lollipop’ loop through Wawayanda’s scenic forest, rhododendron tunnels, and cedar swamp… plus an encounter with a pair of black bears.
For detailed hike directions, maps, photos and GPS coordinates, visit our Buttermilk Falls page. 7.4 miles – Moderate trail surface; steep in the beginning, some rocky sections but also a lot of really easy woods roads. BLUE (Buttermilk Falls) – AT – ORANGE (Crater Lake) – Woods Road around Hemlock Pond – Woods Road – [...]
For detailed hike directions, maps, photos and GPS coordinates, visit our Beaver Brook page. 10.7 miles. easy to moderate trail surface, mix of woods road and more rugged trail in the Mahlon Dickerson Reservation, Morris County. Main feature of this hike is Lost Lake and it’s beaver lodge/dam. Right at the start is pretty Saffin [...]
For detailed hike directions, maps, photos and GPS coordinates, visit our Wawayanda State Park – Old Coal page. 11 miles, mostly easy surface. Wawayanda’s trails are mostly level, woods roads. Really just pleasant, easy hiking in a beautiful park. Wildlife spotted: A bear along “Sitting Bear” trail — how cliché… He was gleefully tearing into [...]
(For detailed hike directions, maps, photos, video, and GPS coordinates, visit our Terrace Pond North page) About 5.4 miles round trip. This trail is part of Wawayanda State Park in the Bearfort Ridge area in Hewitt NJ, and is not the more popular route to Terrace Pond. This is an alternate route that appears to [...]
(For For detailed hike directions, maps, photos, video, and GPS coordinates, visit our Echo Lake – Highlands Trail page) 8.3 miles – out and back. Mostly level hiking on moderate trail with a few minor changes in elevation, plus a lot easy woods road walking. Route follows Echo Lake West/Highlands (TEAL Diamond) around the western [...]