For detailed hike directions, maps, photos and GPS coordinates, visit our Four Birds – North page. We headed to the Farny Highlands to do a northern section of the Four Birds Trail that we hadn’t done before. (Four Birds is 19.4 miles in length, one-way) This part of the trail is part of the Pequannock […]
Nice views of Charlotteburg Reservoir early on, then hike through a secluded forest to arrive at Timber Brook Lake.
Hike to Hanks Pond and Bearfort Fire Tower in the Pequannock Watershed, passing some interesting rocky outcrops along the Fire Ridge Trail.
Mostly level hiking on moderate trail with a few minor changes in elevation, plus a lot easy woods road walking.
Our intention was to hike from Echo Lake to the fire tower up on Bearfort Mountain for a round trip total of about 10.6 miles. However at about 4.2 miles in, we heard a clumsy crashing noise ahead of us, maybe 50 yards or so, on the left…