Schedule for February 2017                                     IHC home page

Sunday      February 5, 2017        Winter Hike in Lewis Morris       Moderately Strenuous

Today we will be exploring the trails of Lewis Morris Park.  Starting by the frozen Sunrise Lake we will start a long loop thru Lewis Morris and perhaps we will venture into Jockey Hollow as well. Possible snow shoe hike depending on the snow conditions.

Leaders: Mike Roulier     201-522-0259     [email protected]

                Jill Wilson     973-879-0531

Meet: 9:00 AM Lewis Morris County Park, Sunrise Lake Parking Lot, Morris Twp; NJ 07960

From I-287 South Exit 35 Morristown: Turn right at traffic light and bear right at next traffic light onto South St. Continue to Morristown Green and go around 3 sides of the green turning on to Washington St. (Rt-510 west)(Becomes Mendham Rd.). Go 2.8 miles to park entrance on the left, just after passing Whitehead Road on the right. Continue on Park Rd 0.6 mi and turn right from the park road, down to Sunrise Lake. GPS Parking Lot (40.7880, -74.5433)

Address of Park Entrance: 265 Mendham Rd. Morristown, NJ 07960   GPS Park Entrance (40.7921, -74.5322)

Sunday      February 12, 2017     TBA            

Sunday      February 19, 2017     South Mountain Reservation      Moderately Strenuous

This hike of about 8 miles will include the Lenape (yellow), Turtle Back (orange) and Rahway (white) trails.  We will pass scenic views, historic points, and a waterfall, and cover a large portion of the park.                                

Leader: Paul Ferlazzo                  973-979-2010                  [email protected]

Meet: 9:00 AM South Mountain Reservation, Locust Grove Parking Lot, 199 Glen Ave, Millburn NJ 07041

From I-280 Exit Pleasant Valley Way: Take Pleasant Valley Way south (becomes Cherry Lane and then Brookside Drive) about 5.5 miles to Glen Ave. at traffic light. Then turn left on Glen Ave. a short distance to Locust Grove Parking Lot (on the left) at the corner of Glen Ave. and Lackawanna Place, across from the Millburn RR station.    GPS (40.7266, -74.3048)

Sunday      February 26, 2017        D&R Canal Walk, Princeton        Moderately Strenuous

A nice hike of about 8.5 mi. along the canal and a side trip to Princeton for a visit and possibly an inside lunch stop if it is very cold! Car Shuttle to Port Mercer Canal House required.

Leaders: Guy & Jen Percival                  973-590-7437                   [email protected]

Meet: 9:00 AM                  D&R Canal Parking, Kingston Locks, 2 Main St; Kingston, NJ 08528

From I-287 Exit 7: Take Rt-206 south approx. 14 miles to Rt-518. Turn left onto Rt-518 (Washington St.) toward Rocky Hill. Continue mi toward town and take a right at Rt-605 (Crescent Ave) In 0.4 mi at a Stop Sign bear right onto River Rd. Continue on Rt-605 1 mi to the intersection of Rt-27 in Kingston. Make a left turn at light and go mi to a right turn into Canal Parking area. GPS (40.3745, -74.6179)

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