Delaware Water Gap Hike 2015

Event Details

Delaware Water Gap Hike 2015

Time: August 24, 2015 from 11:30am to 4pm
Location: Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area
Street: Dunnfield Creek Parking Lot
City/Town: Columbia, NJ
Website or Map: https://www.google.com/maps/p…
Phone: 973-214-1811
Event Type: hike, climb, day, trip, appalachia
Organized By: Paul Kiczek
Latest Activity: Aug 26, 2015

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Event Description

Enjoy a challenging one-day-get-away to the Gap hiking 10-miles 1,259 ft climb with a section taking us to the top of the 1,500+ ft Mt. Tammany.

We meet at Dunnfield Creek parking lot at the head of the Red-dot trail. The Red-dot is a steep trail heading directly up to the top of Mt. Tammany for some of the most spectacular views in NJ. We take the alternate and easier Blue-dot trail down which takes us along part of the AT. The scenery, bird-watching, and geological views are just great all along this area. Normally, this area can be crowded this time of the year but because this is Monday we should have an excellent opportunity to explore one of the most beautiful places in the state.

SPECIAL FOR THIS HIKE: Join the "FreeWalkers Party Bus" which includes private van rental with pickups/dropoffs at Newark Penn Station (urban NJ/NYC walkers can join in), Maplewoodand Morristown and a pre-ordered box lunch. We'll even stop for a post-event refueling at the famous Village Farmer and Bakery for a Hot Dog and Pie (Sound strange?). Minimum number of participants 10 – max 15. Cost is $25 per person. (Pickup and drop off times to be arranged) This is a first come first served situation with limited space on the van so signup asap. Skip the hassle, enjoy a cup of coffee on the way and fine company on the bus. Its not roughing it, but don't worry you will pay for that once we get there.

Or, meet us at the Delaware Water Gap Dunnfield lot at 11:30 a.m. (start time for hiking) if you would rather get there on your own. The event is FREE and open to the public. This is rated as a moderate to difficult hike/walk. There are alternate trails you can choose on your own if you wish. The area is popular and is well managed by the National Park Service.

For more information on the Delaware Water Gap and area trails

Trails

National Park

Photo of exit for parking off Rt 80

http://www.delawarewatergap.org/HISTORY.html

Eventbrite - Delaware Water Gap Hike

Comment Wall

Comment by Jim Boyer on August 23, 2015 at 3:30pm

No I will be by my self

Comment by William Radkovich on August 23, 2015 at 12:50am
Also on the same app found free map Worthington State Forest
Comment by William Radkovich on August 23, 2015 at 12:46am
If you want a digital map on your phone PDF Maps app has it name NY-NJ trais 120 but need to buy it
Comment by Paul Kiczek on August 22, 2015 at 11:09am

Ok Jim. Getting closer to your home? Have your back up staff too ;-)

Comment by Jim Boyer on August 21, 2015 at 7:59pm

Will meet you at Dunnfiel;d Creek parking lot.

dJim

Comment by Loredana on August 10, 2015 at 2:45pm

Wonderful! Thank you.

I look forward to this hike. :)

Comment by Paul Kiczek on August 10, 2015 at 2:37pm

For Penn Station pickup be ready for David Asher to pick you up at 9:00 a.m. on 8/24. His number is 973-715-1517. Look for any final details next week.

Comment by Loredana on August 10, 2015 at 2:32pm

Need directions on what train to take from NY to join the group at Newark Penn Station. Anyone else joining from NYC? Perhaps we can meet and travel together?

Comment by Nakis Pericleous on August 6, 2015 at 9:19pm
Comment by Paul Kiczek on August 5, 2015 at 9:38pm

FYI on Party Bus as of 8/6...

We have 2 seats available on 2 cancellations.

We are ready to roll in any case but would love to have a couple more. Join us. Relax and let the FreeWalkers take over.

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