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
Meet: 9:30 AM
Sunday February 25, 2018 TBA Meetup Moderately Strenuous
Meet: 9:30 AM
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