Trail hike for 4-5 miles. Finish time will depend on the pace of the group. Estimate is 3 hours.
Highlights will include the Fairy Trail and Hemlock Falls.
Directions: Enter South Mt Reservation from South Orange Ave onto Crest Drive (from either east or west). Drive straight to where the road ends.Turn right onto Bear Lane. Park near the gazebo and look for the FreeWalkers banner.
For safety and comfort:
Dress for warmth (layers suggested)
Hiking shoes/boots. Trails may be muddy and rocky in some areas.
Hiking poles (If you don't have them, there will be SOME to borrow.)
Water and light snack for quick energy.
Children welcome with parent/guardians.NO strollers, bicycles, or other wheels, please.
DOGS welcome but must REMAIN on LEASH. It's the LAW. If your pup is used to running free, this may not be the event for him/her.
Leader: Risa Olinsky, Contact info: firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile: 201-618-5582. There will be two shorter options, but you are responbile for getting back on your own or arranging a ride for yourself.
Option ONE: Walk with us to Washington Rock and turn around
Option TWO: Hike 1.5 miles or so to the Fairy Trail entrance where you can be pick up by family or friend, or you can hop a train as well. This is in Millburn.