This loop takes in the Bare Rock Trail, an overlook of Greenwood Lake, 360 degree views from a fire tower, plus a few other viewpoints. You can also check out the remains of the Sterling Furnace.
Detailed hike info and directions on our Coppermines – Rattlesnake Swamp page. For summer holiday weekends, we prefer to head away from the shore and the associated crowds/traffic. After poking around our stack of maps, Rattlesnake Swamp caught my eye. We’d done the trail probably a good 6 or 7 yrs ago, maybe more, and [...]
Detailed hike info and directions on our Stephens State Park page. Decided to check out Stephens State Park once we stumbled on a trail map that showed the potential for long loops here. This park is located right next to Allamuchy State Park, which we’d been to before, but we’d skipped Stephens because the official [...]