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September 2011 Blog Posts (4)

South Mountain Reservation: Locust Grove to Mayapple Hill - 09/25/2011

Some really lousy weather forecasting almost foiled my weekend hiking plans.  Initially Sunday was the better day so that was the chosen hiking day.  Woke up Saturday morning to find the forecast had changed making Saturday the better day and Sunday the rainy day.  I had already made other plans for Saturday so Sunday had to be the hiking day.  Loaded up rain gear and stayed close to home just in case it became a total washout with thunderstorms as forecast.  It had been a couple of years…


Added by Daniela Wagstaff on September 26, 2011 at 10:26am — No Comments

Cheesequake State Park After Irene - 9/10/11

I'd read that Cheesequake State Park had taken a decent hit from Irene. There were lots of down trees visible throughout, but the park staff had already done a terrific job cleaning up the trails. In fact, it looked like many had been raked clear because there was so much debris that the trail would be hard to follow otherwise.

One large section of boardwalk was…


Added by njHiking.com on September 13, 2011 at 7:24pm — No Comments

Hurricane Irene Trail Damage Page

We've created a page with reports and resources for trail damage caused by Irene:



And if you have a link or article to share, post it to the Irene forum discussion:…


Added by njHiking.com on September 2, 2011 at 12:33pm — 2 Comments

Stokes and Worthington

Yesterday I Spoke to Rangers at Stokes and Worthington for a status report:


Stokes: Cabins are fine, No Power yet, They have not ben able to inspect Trails


Worthington: No Power Yet, Many Roads closed by downed Trees and Power Lines



Added by Anthony on September 1, 2011 at 11:10am — 1 Comment

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