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Wawayanda State Park

Rhododendron along the Double Pond Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin Rhododendron along the Double Pond Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin Wawayanda State Park, Wawayanda Lake. Photo by Daniel Chazin. Wawayanda State Park, Wawayanda Lake. Photo by Daniel Chazin. Wawayanda State Park, Wawayanda Furnace. Photo by Daniel Chazin. Wawayanda State Park, Wawayanda Furnace. Photo by Daniel Chazin.

This relatively level loop hike follows woods roads through this scenic park, passing through thick groves of rhododendron and hemlock, and goes by Wawayanda Lake and the historic Wawayanda Furnace.

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A sign at the north end of the parking lot indicates the route of the blue-blazed William Hoeferlin Trail. Proceed north on this trail, following a woods road through a forest of hemlock, mountain laurel and deciduous trees. In a quarter mile, you’ll reach an intersection with the white-blazed Appalachian Trail (A.T.). Turn left and follow the A.T., which heads into the woods on a footpath....

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May 05, 2010
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I have revised the hike description to reflect the trail changes pointed out by Bibienna.  About two years ago, the Appalachian Trail was indeed rerouted in this area, and the beginning of the hike ha
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Daniel Chazin
April 25, 2010
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I took this hike yesterday. The beginning of the hike is not correct and a little confusing.
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