Closter Nature Center Short Hike

Closter Nature Center

Footbridge on the Green Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin Footbridge on the Green Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin

The Closter Nature Center, a 136-acre forested tract located on Ruckman Road in Closter, offers the opportunity for a short, level hike of about three-fourths of a mile.

40.974985, -73.951566

From the nature center building, where parking is available, follow Ruckman Road east for about 600 feet. A short distance beyond the driveway to 190 Ruckman Road, you’ll notice a triple red blaze on a large tree on the north side of the road, adjacent to a sign for the Closter Nature Center. Enter the woods, following the Red Trail, with puncheons (wooden boardwalk) placed over wet areas....

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