Schedule for February 2018                                     IHC home page

Sunday, February 4, 2018                       Great Swamp in Winter                                 Moderately Strenuous

The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is located in Morris County, New Jersey. Established in 1960, it is one of more than 550 refugees in the National Wildlife Refuge System. We will be hiking for about 7 miles. We’ll enjoy its rich wildlife and we’re lucky, we’ll see some eagles or hawks. Shuttle is required.

Leaders: Udi & Neli Cohen         732-543-4624                  [email protected]

Meet: 9:00 AM       East/ South Parking Lot, Orange Trail, 646 Whitebridge Road, Gillette NJ, 07933

From I-287 Exit 30: Take North Maple Ave. Southbound 2.7 mi to Lord Sterling Rd on left. Drive East 3.4 mi on Lord Sterling Rd. to intersection with New Vernon Rd. (Rt-604) Note! [The road just past Somerset Co. Environmental Center is unpaved for a short distance and name changes to Whitebridge Rd.] At the intersection with Rt-604 / New Vernon Rd., continue straight 0.5 mi to South Orange Trail Parking Lot at the end of road. GPS (40.7062, -74.4681)

 

Sunday, February 11, 2018                     Farny Highlands – Four Birds Trail                                 Moderately Strenuous

We will see Graffiti Cliffs, go over to the Hawk watch and use the Four Birds to get us down into the valley behind Split Rock dam.                          Rain or Foul Weather cancels this hike.

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

Meet: 9:30 AM       Wildcat Ridge (Four Birds South) Parking, 401 Green Pond Rd, (Rt-513) Rockaway, NJ 07866

From I-80 West, Exit 37: Turn left at bottom of ramp onto Rt-513 North (Green Pond Rd.). Go about 2.75 miles to Lower Hibernia Rd on right. Turn in and parking is 100 ft on left. (GPS 40.9444, -74.4930)

 

Sunday       February 18, 2018     TBA Meetup                                 Moderate

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Meet: 9:30 AM

 

Sunday       February 25, 2018     TBA Meetup                                  Moderately Strenuous

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Meet: 9:30 AM

 
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