Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary and Lamont Reserve Loop #3

Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary

Upper cistern on the Lamont Rock Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin Upper cistern on the Lamont Rock Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin Sneden-Haring Trail in Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary. Photo by Daniel Chazin. Sneden-Haring Trail in Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary. Photo by Daniel Chazin. Lower Cistern along the Lamont Rock Trail in Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary. Photo by Daniel Chazin. Lower Cistern along the Lamont Rock Trail in Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary. Photo by Daniel Chazin. Lamont Rock in Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary. Photo by Daniel Chazin. Lamont Rock in Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary. Photo by Daniel Chazin.

Looping around this preserve, on the western slope of the Palisades, this hike climbs a scenic ravine and passes two old stone cisterns and the historic Lamont Rock. 

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This hike traverses two preserved tracts on the western slope of the Palisades – the 84-acre Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary, located in the Borough of Rockleigh, which purchased it in 1975, and the 134-acre Lamont Reserve, located in the Borough of Alpine, and purchased jointly by the County of Bergen, the Borough of Alpine and the Borough of Rockleigh in 1996. Both tracts were formerly part of...

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