Swimming River Reservoir/Marlu Lake Loop

Thompson Park (Monmouth County)

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This hike loops around the Swimming River Reservoir and Marlu Lake, passing many century-old trees.

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The 667-acre Thompson Park is a former horse farm, bequeathed in 1968 to Monmouth County by Geraldine Thompson. For most of the way, this figure-eight hike follows the Reservoir Loop, which loops around the Swimming River Reservoir and Marlu Lake. Although this trail is officially blazed blue, blazes are found only occasionally (on signposts, mainly at junctions), and there are no blazes at...

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