Schedule for July 2020                                              IHC home page

Sunday      July 5, 2020                 D&R Canal Walk #6 — Trenton to Rt-1                    Strenuous

We will shuttle to the Hamilton Station Park & Ride from the Rt-1 parking, and then take NJ transit to Trenton.

There we will go and explore Old Trenton including the Old Barracks Museum. [Recall Christmas December 1776] Have lunch then hike D&R path until we find the above ground section of the Canal and then it’s back to Rt-1 Parking. About 9 miles strenuous but flat

Shuttle required and One-way Train Trip    Rain or bad weather cancels this hike.

Leader: Guy & Jennifer Percival    973-590-7437 Cell                                                      [email protected] 

Meet: 9:00 AM     Rt-1 Northbound, D&R Parking, Lawrence Township NJ 08648

From NJ Turnpike Exit 9: Go North on Rt-18, 1 mi to Rt-1 southbound. On Rt-1 Southbound drive 20 mi to I-295 interchange. Continue 0.8 mile to next light at Franklin Corner & Bakers Basin Rds. Make a Jug Handle U-turn from the slow lane back onto Rt-1 Northbound. Drive 0.4 mi to the D&R Parking on the right.   GPS Meeting Place (40.2791, -74.7012)

Note! If late or lost see below! 

We will shuttle to Hamilton Station Park/Ride 739 Sloan Ave, Hamilton Twp, NJ 08619   GPS Shuttle (40.2523, -74.7045}

Take Rt-1 North 0.3 mi to Rt-295 South. Go 1.9 mi South to Exit 65A-65BExit Ramp and Exit for Sloan West. Drive 0.2 mi to entrance Rd at Klockner Rd. (Sign Park Ride) for the RR Parking. Park in the large lot near RR Sta., Call Leader to locate group if not visible!


Sunday      July 12, 2020              Cliffs of the Delaware, PA                                     Moderately Strenuous

We will meet at Stokes State then carpool to Raymondskill Falls Parking and start the hike using Cliff Park Trail. That trail has beautiful view points of the Delaware River. Then we will circle the pond on our way back and if we’ll have time, we will see the Hackers Falls.

Leader: Udi Cohen                       732-543-4626           [email protected]

Meet: 8:00am       Stokes State Forest Entrance (Ranger) Station, 1 Coursen Rd, Branchville, NJ 07826

From I-80 West Exit 34B: Take Rt-15 north about 17 mi. to Rt-206 (Rt-15 ends). Continue straight on Rt-206 north 6+ mi. towards Culvers Gap and AT trail crossing sign. Proceed an additional mi. and the Park Entrance is on the right off Rt-206. Proceed 0.1 mi to Ranger Station Parking and Restrooms!   GPS Ranger Station (41.1857, -74.7957)

Note! If late or lost see below.

We will Shuttle some cars to Raymondskill Falls Parking.    Raymondskill Rd Milford, PA 18337    GPS Shuttle (41.2903, -74.8408)

From Meeting Place continue north 9 mi on Rt-206 across the Delaware (Toll) into Pennsylvania to Rt-209just after tolls. Take Rt-209 south for 2.4 mi to road on right, leading to Raymondskill Falls Parking lot. (Big Sign) Turn in and drive 0.3 mi to parking.


Saturday   July 18, 2020              Highland Hike & Swim at Macs Place                       Moderately Strenuous

IHC Members and Friends only Please. We will hike on a section of the Highlands Trail followed by a swim and picnic at the end of the hike. Bring bathing suits and a dish to share.      Heavy Rain cancels this hike.

Leader:     Mac McCaulley          973-398-3002           [email protected]     Cell 908-416-4460

Meet: 9:00 AM     Roland May Eves Mt. Inlet Sanctuary, 445 Lakeside Ave/Northwood Rd (Rt-609), Hopatcong NJ 07821

From I-80 Exit 34B (Rt-15 North): Go north on Rt-15 about 4.6 mi.; and exit onto Rt-181N toward Lake Forest / Woodport. Proceed 1.8 mi. on Rt-181N to Prospect Point Rd on left. Turn on Prospect Point Rd and go 1.2 mi to Northwood Rd (Rt-609) on right. Turn and precede 1.0 mi. turning into parking area on left. Note! Northwood Rd. becomes Lakeside Ave in Hopatcong. GPS (40.9710, -74.6404)


Sunday      July 26, 2020              Elk Pen Circular                                                 Strenuous

We will start from the Elk Pen on the ASB trail and then go south to the Stahahe Brook Trail.  Then the Nurian Trail to the end and then head North on the RD trail to the Lichen Trail.  After lunch which ever trails that will lead us back to the Elk Pen to end the day.            Possibly 10-12 miles total. Rain or Foul Weather cancels this hike.

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

                  Jill Wilson                                                    [email protected]

Meet: 9:00 AM     Elk Pen, Arden Valley Road, Arden, NY 10910

From I-87 & I-287 Interchange Exit 15A: Take Rt-17 north about 13 miles to the Arden Valley Road entrance to Harriman State Park, on the right. Turn right and proceed mile to the road on the right that leads into the parking area. GPS (41.2654, -74.1535)

 Monday July 27 Deadline to submit new hike ideas for Winter Schedule. Dec 2020 thru May 2021


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