Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary and Lamont Reserve Loop

Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary

Cascade in Roaring Brook - Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary and Lamont Reserve Loop - Photo by Daniel Chazin. Cascade in Roaring Brook - Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary and Lamont Reserve Loop - Photo by Daniel Chazin.

This hike loops around this sanctuary, on the western slope of the Palisades, climbing a scenic ravine along a cascading stream.

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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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October 23, 2010
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Did this hike yesterday and it took me 40 minutes. So, it's shorter than it may seem (and I'm nowhere close to being an experienced or fast hiker). However, you'd never know that you're right in the middle of suburban New Jersey, so it's a great hike if you don't want to drive too far. Also, the directions are very easy to follow. Thanks, Daniel!
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