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Brendan Bryne - Pakim Pond/Mt. Misery Trail - 2/21/10

Park site here. There were maps in a kiosk at the main park office. Note on the building said the office is closed weekends until April 1st. We drove to the Pakim Pond parking lot a few miles down the park road. The composting toilet was unlocked (yay!). There is also a larger bathroom building there, which is seasonal. Another composting toilet was along the Orange trail later in the hike.

Decided to try our… Continue

Added by njHiking.com on February 21, 2010 at 9:22pm — No Comments

Proposed Power Lines to affect the Delaware Water Gap, Appalachian Trail, more

In case you haven't heard about the proposed plan, "The Susquehanna Roseland Project", here are a few articles about it, including 2 from the public meeting on Feb. 17th.

The plan would increase tower height and clear trees through the Delaware Water Gap NRA near Walpack Bend, and cross the Appalachian Trail before heading east across NJ.

"A big concern is the viewshed that will be negatively impacted by the new, taller towers. “While there is a powerline there today, the… Continue

Added by njHiking.com on February 18, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

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