Ramapo Mountain State Forest

Ramapo Mountain State Forest

Ramapo Mountains Region

41.047512, -74.251392

With elevations ranging from about 200 to 1,100 feet, Ramapo Mountain State Forest has trails with challenging climbs and descents.  Some trails offer views of the New York City skyline as well.

A rugged 4,269-acre area, Ramapo Mountain State Forest, with elevations ranging from about 200 to 1,100 feet, is a sanctuary for wildlife. Birders are attracted to the forest for its ponds, streams, marshes and one fairly large lake that provide the perfect habitat for bird and other wildlife species. The forest, which includes wild lands in the municipalities of Oakland [Bergen County],...

Park Acreage:

4269.00 acres


Oakland, Pompton Lakes, Ringwood, Wanaque

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NJ DEP, Ramapo Mountain State Forest


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November 13, 2013
Check out a virtual tour of Ramapo Mountain State Forest on NJUrbanForest.com! http://njurbanforest.com/2013/11/13/hiking-ramapo-mountain-state-forest/ Plenty of Pictures!!
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