South Mountain Reservation

South Mountain Reservation

This loop hike includes a panoramic viewpoint, a scenic waterfall, and a stroll along a pleasant stream.

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From the kiosk at the northeast corner of the parking area, follow the yellow-blazed Lenape Trail, which bears right onto a gravel road leading to a picnic area. The trail continues through the picnic area, then bears left and begins to climb the First Watchung Mountain on a wide path. It bears right at a fork, then turns right at a T intersection (marked by a chain-link fence) onto a woods...

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June 02, 2012
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Did this as a trail run again a few weeks ago, and the water crossing on the Rahway Trail is still tricky, as noted.
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Michael K7
October 23, 2011
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We did this trail today and should say we really enjoyed our time here. Fall colors is gorgeous. From that perspective, I guess this is the best time to hike here.
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Shankar
October 23, 2011
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I did this hike yesterday and it was BEAUTIFUL in the fall leaves.
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