Rocky Point Loop

Hartshorne Woods Park

View from the Rocky Point Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin View from the Rocky Point Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This hike loops around the Rocky Point section of the park, passing several viewpoints over the Shrewsbury and Navesink Rivers.

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This hike circles the Rocky Point area of the park. During World War II, this area was part of the Atlantic Coast Defense System, with concrete fortifications facing the ocean. The military abandoned the facility in the 1970s, and it is now a Monmouth County park, but many of the old fortifications still exist. You will have the opportunity to visit one of these fortifications at the end of...

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