Hit Four Birds Middle/Split Rock Loop yesterday. Did the 6 mile In and back version, first hike since last summer. Not a particularly inspiring hike, good views of lake disappear after the first half mile (might return past 3 mile point but wouldn't know), with 2-3 swampy/buggy areas passed through. Bugs were very bad yesterday, not sure if they're mayflies or what, but am covered in itchy bites today (and sore!). HOpe to be more active on site this summer
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Added by TJ Karakowski on April 29, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
The trails at Tamarack Hollow Preserve are relatively new and I'd read about their creation a few years ago. Since there are only a little over 2 miles of marked trails here, we'd just never gotten around to checking them out.
There are three blazed trails: Fresh Ponds Spur (.3), Hidden Holly (.6), and Tamarack (1.0). There are some other unmarked…Continue
Added by njHiking.com on April 15, 2013 at 4:15pm — No Comments
Spring is finally here it seems - and what a gorgeous weekend to get outside. We continued our exploration of parks under an hour away. This weekend we ended up at Plainsboro Preserve.
This small park contains about 5 miles of easy trails that are a mix of gravel trail and forested trails, with Lake McCormack in the center. Be sure to stop into the New Jersey Audubon nature center to check out the turtles, snakes, frogs etc.
This park is mostly a…Continue
Added by njHiking.com on April 8, 2013 at 2:03pm — No Comments