Hike Reviews

December 21, 2016
Reply to: mtimster
Jeremy Apgar

Thank you for bringing this error to our attention.  The coordinates listed were for the entrance road to cabins on the other shore of Steeny Kill Lake, so I have corrected them to the boat launch parking lot where this hike begins.

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December 14, 2016
Wrong gps
The gps coordinates you list are incorrect. The correct coordinates are 41.32150, -74.67715.
September 07, 2013
Gorgeous Hike
Little Bird
Hiked this in mid-August. It's very overgrown in many spots, and yes, very hard to find the trail at the end of Steeny Kill Lake. That said, this was one of my favorite hikes this summer. There were so many beautiful flowers around the lake, along the stream, and along the boardwalk - and I can't believe I've never seen the view from the "top" of NJ until this hike! Afterwards, lounged at the edge of Steeny Kill lake with a book. Couldn't have been a better day.
October 14, 2012
The parking area has room for
The parking area has room for 3-4 cars. There are other parking areas in the area (luckily we found a space), in case this one is full.   We missed a turn at the end of the lake. We crossed a stream straight ahead, and then a well defined trail went to the right. We ended up at a house on the lake. We backtracked to before the stream crossing. We found a blue blaze off to the left (the area was overgrown so it wasn't obvious), before the more obvious stream crossing straight ahead. There was a stream crossing on the blue trail - it was just easy to miss the trail leaving the wide grassy path next to the lake.   One change to the description - the Cedar Swamp trail is now blazed - light blue.   This was a lovely hike, with views at the monument, and the scenic Steeny Kill Lake.

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