Ken Lockwood Gorge and the Columbia Trail

Ken Lockwood Gorge Wildlife Management Area

Along the South Branch of the Raritan River  - Ken Lockwood Gorge Wildlife Management Area - Photo credit: Daniela Wagstaff Along the South Branch of the Raritan River  - Ken Lockwood Gorge Wildlife Management Area - Photo credit: Daniela Wagstaff

From the quaint town of High Bridge, hike into the scenic Ken Lockwood Gorge along the bank of the South Branch of the Raritan River and return a level up on the Columbia Trail.

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Walk back towards Main Street the way you drove in and cross Main Street.  You will be on a paved, gated path crossing several side streets through town before the trail becomes crushed stone at the Columbia Trail sign and information board.  This former rail line that once transported iron ore from mines in Morris County now passes through a residential area briefly before becoming more...

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July 08, 2012
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Great hike as described
A great hike, especially for a hot day. The description is accurate and easy to follow. However, if you want to really enjoy it, give yourself some more time to just relax and appreciate the scenery and, maybe, soak your feet in the cool water.
malsbus
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