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Point Mountain Reservation
To Penwell Road Parking Area From I-78 travel north for 8 miles on Route 31 to the traffic light at Route 632, and turn right. After four miles, turn right at the stop sign at the junction with Route 57. Proceed for 0.2 mile and turn right onto Penwell Road. In approximately 1/2 mile, you will cross a one-lane bridge. The park entrance is the second driveway on the right (402 Penwell Road, Port Murray 07865). GPS Coordinates: 40.775392, -74.88833
To locate several other parking areas use the Web Map link on this site.
Point Mountain Reservation along the Musconetcong River offers a wide array of recreational opportunities. Point Mountain is the third highest peak in Hunterdon County.
This 1100-acre park is approximately 15 miles upstream from the Musconetcong Gorge in the northwest corner of Hunterdon County. Its trails parallel the scenic Musconetcong River, traverse a mature forest, and follow mowed paths along cultivated fields. The 935-foot-high summit of Point Mountain offers sweeping views of small towns, fertile farmland, and the Musconetcong River valley.
Use the Web Map link on this site to view a trail map. Click for detailed descriptions of hikes in the park.
Point Mountain, at 935 feet above sea level is the third highest point in Hunterdon County. The name Point Mountain refers to the prominent crest that this property displays