Cedar stumps along the trail, with the New York City skyline in the background - Photo by Daniel Chazin Cedar stumps along the trail, with the New York City skyline in the background - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This hike loops around an interesting marsh, with remnants of ancient Atlantic white cedar trees that thrived in the area centuries ago.

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The 209-acre Mill Creek Marsh was acquired for preservation by the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission in 1996. Two years later, the Commission began to remediate the site, including re-establishing the tidal flow, constructing trails and planting native vegetation. The trail you will follow loops around a marsh and is situated along the Atlantic Flyway, offering the opportunity to view many...

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September 23, 2019
3
Quick & Easy
This is a nice, easy nature walk for the family, dog, kids, or individual. It's mostly gravel paths with a few wooden bridges. 3/5 only because there really isn't much to see/do here. Once you've made the 1-2 overlapping loops, you've walked the entire thing. There are a few plaques here and there talking about the present wildlife and flora. Parking is to the side of Bob's and is limited to approx. 20 spaces.
just_zoshin
January 27, 2013
0
NJUrbanForest.com Mill Creek Marsh Virtual Tour!
Join NJUrbanForest.com on a virtual tour of Mill Creek Marsh! http://njurbanforest.com/2011/12/06/exploring-secaucus-mill-creek-marsh/ Plenty of Pictures!
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