Carris Hill Loop via Wyanokie Crest Trail

Norvin Green State Forest

View from Carris Hill - Photo by Daniel Chazin View from Carris Hill - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This hike passes cascades and a waterfall and climbs Carris Hill, with a broad panorama to the east over the Wanaque Reservoir.

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You'll notice a triple yellow blaze, which marks the start of the Wyanokie Crest Trail. Proceed ahead on this trail, which briefly follows a fire road but almost immediately bears left and continues on a footpath. The trail climbs a little, crosses a woods road and a rocky area, then descends to Posts Brook. It crosses several branches of the brook on rocks (the crossing can be difficult if...

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October 09, 2020
4
Great fall hike !
Great hike and just enough climbs to make it a decent workout ! In fact the weather was so nice today I extended the hike by continuing on along the Wyanokie Crest Trail after the last viewpoint towards the Yoo-Hoo Viewpoint but turned onto the red circle on white circle trail a short distance before the climb and hiked to the orange Outlaw Trail then left onto the WCT again back to the parking area.
rdgee65
February 10, 2019
5
Carris Hill along Posts Brook
This was truly an outstanding hike. Great vistas and challenging climbs. I highly recommend it.
mfalso
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