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June 2015 Blog Posts (2)

Mountain Laurel or Rhododendron?

A photo guide and suggested New Jersey hikes.

Mountain laurel and rhododendron add beauty to any hike when in bloom, and the dense “tunnels" they often create are especially interesting to hike through.

Though somewhat similar in appearance with overlapping bloom times, there are a few key distinguishing features...…

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Added by njHiking.com on June 17, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Wawayanda State Park – Old Coal Trail - 5/24/15

Pleasant, easy route that follows woods roads, passes Lookout Lake, skirts Wawayanda Lake, and goes to Wawayanda Furnace.

Mileage: 10.9 miles, mostly easy surface.

Wawayanda’s trails are mostly level, woods roads so the hiking here isn’t as rocky or rugged as is usual in the Highlands, or in the Kittatinny range in NW Jersey. The elevation change isn't too bad,…

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Added by njHiking.com on June 17, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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