Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary and Lamont Reserve Loop #2

Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary

Remnants of two stone cisterns along the White Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin Remnants of two stone cisterns along the White Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This loop hike climbs to the highest point in the sanctuary, passing the interesting Lamont Rock and two old stone cisterns on the way down.

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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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July 09, 2017
5
Great easy hike
The hike was well maintained and well marked, and it was not crowded. Moreover it is a great short hike for the summer - there is tree canopy the entire way. We did the hike yesterday (July 8, 2017) with a 5-month old baby and a dog.
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