We'd read that it had been hit particularly hard by Hurricane Sandy, but didn't have a chance to check it out until the day after Thanksgiving.
The park staff and volunteers…Continue
Added by njHiking.com on November 29, 2012 at 5:29pm — No Comments
Even though it was overcast the day we went, it was still gorgeous. Hacklebarney isn't a very big park with a lot of trails, but there is a lot of scenery packed in…Continue
Added by njHiking.com on November 29, 2012 at 3:23pm — No Comments
Those of you who've hiked Harriman after Sandy came through and been past the 'infamous' Times Square junction know what it looks like there. While there's destruction and felled trees strewn over & around nearly all the trails, it just seemed particularly significant to see this popular crossroad in its unrecognizable state.
In the Times Square area, this tree had been growing on top of a rock slab for heaven knows how long. How many years since that slab had seen the light of…Continue
Added by Linda Frank on November 28, 2012 at 12:12pm — No Comments
Hiked three days at Harriman over Thanksgiving holiday. Each hike took about 1/3 longer due to maneuvering blowdown damage.
So many blows to ramble up, over, through, under and bushwacks around that it really chewed into our time. In a very dark sense, however, it made for a much more challenging hike what with having to figure out not only how to get back on trail, but in many cases figuring out where the trail was in the first place!
On this particular hike…Continue
Any good hikes or trails in the Gloucetser County area? I'm just starting out, so nothing too strenuous please. If there are other hikers in this area looking for someone to hike with, then let me know.
I am looking for an overnight idea for us, with hiking in and out. I am thinking of going up to Sunfish Pond. I live in Keyport so if anyone has some ideas that are closer, please post
Today, Scott and I were off and headed out to one of our favorite spots, Jenny Jump State Park, to see how it handled the storm.
For those who have never been, it is beautiful out there, and we feel an energy there every time we are out there, not ever having to do with the story of Jenny, of which I an…Continue