Pine Swamp Trail Loop

Mahlon Dickerson Reservation

Along the Pine Swamp Loop Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin Along the Pine Swamp Loop Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This loop hike traverses less-used areas of this park, paralleling a cascading stream, passing the interesting Pine Swamp and reaching the highest point in Morris County.

41.013538, -74.563307

The 3,500-acre Mahlon Dickerson Reservation is the largest park in the Morris County park system. It has a number of developed recreational facilities, but also many remote sections. This hike traverses less-developed sections of the reservation. For the most part, it follows the white-blazed Pine Swamp Loop Trail, but it also includes the Purple Trail.

From the north end of the...

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