Adventure Schedule

Adventure Schedule and Meeting Places

Late October - December 2021

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Directions to all our meeting places are here.

*Check here for explanation of Difficulty/Pace rating of each hike.

When you sign up for an event online, you will receive a response that your sign-up has been received. You will be notified if you are one of the participants or if you are on the wait list.

Event Date Time Place Meeting Place Diff/Pace* Leader Comment
Hike Sat
9:30-2:30 Bear Mt St Pk, Perkins Tower Meet Anthony Wayne, shuttle to Bear Mtn, prkg area nearest to Inn (minimize prkg fee) Stren/Mod Amy 4 mi. Major Welch Trail up, quite steep w/ multiple rock scrambles. AT steps down. 1,150' elevation gain over 1.5 mi.
Hike Sun
9-2 Patriots' Path - Part 1 Whippany Street address to be provided to participants Mod/Mod Jackie ~6.7 mi. Shuttle hike, mostly urban, no elevation.
Hike Sat
10-2:30 Harriman/Bear Mt St Pks, NY Anthony Wayne Recreation Area Mod-Stren/ Mod Amy 5-mi loop, several uphills & downhills, many viewpoints along West Mt ridge, return on Beechy Bottom CC ski trail.
Hike Sun
10-2:30 Jockey Hollow Nat'l Pk, Morristown, NJ Prkg lot near Visitor Center Mod/Leisurely Christine 6-mi loop.
Hike Thurs
10-2 Norvin Green, NJ New Weis Center, NJ prkg area Mod/Mod Dagi 5-6 mi on various trails (dependent on the weather).
Cancelled-Rain forecasted
9-2 Norvin Green, NJ Norvin Green, NJ - Wyanokie Crest Trailhead Mod-Stren/ Mod Jackie 7-mi Carris Hill-High Point lollipop loop; great views; scrambles.
Hike Sun
10:30-2 Tunnel Field Recreation Pk, NJ Tunnel Field Recreation Pk, Knowlton Twp, NJ Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Christine 4-5 mi; some footbridge walking with vertical height.
Hike Wed
10-2 Wawayanda State Park, NJ Wawayanda State Park, NK Visitor Center Mod/Mod Dagi ~7 mi. AT to Pinwheel Vista and back.
Change in Time and Meeting Place

For members only - In memory of long-time AFW Member Dolores Andrews
Harriman St Pk, NY Johnsontown Rd 1st parking area
Johsontown Rd end of road cul-de-sac

Short car shuttle along Johnsontown Rd from end of road cul-de-sac to 1st parking area.
Easy-Mod/ Mod Kay 2.5-3 mi, 427 ft elevation; a couple of steep hills, a couple of wet areas. Hike loops around Dater Mt Nature Pk, passing several panoramic viewpoints.
Great hike to transition from Easy to Mod.
Hike Sun
Stokes St Forest, NJ Culver's Gap Mod-Stren/ Mod Nancy ~7 mi, partial AT, ups & downs, views, ravine, short car shuttle.
Cancelled - rain and wind
10-2 Sterling Forest, Tuxedo, NY Sterling Forest Visitor Center Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Kay 4.2 mi on Sterling Lake Loop trail.
Hike Sat
9-2 Harriman St Pk, NY Harriman St Pk, NY - Elk Pen Parking via Arden Valley Rd Mod-Stren/ Mod Jackie 8 mi. Steep uphill on AT to Lemon Squeeze to Dismal Swamp to Valley of the Boulders.
Time Change
Norvin Green, NJ The New Weis Ecology Center Mod-Stren/ Mod Nancy ~7-mi loop. Hills, views, waterfall.
Hike Wed
9:30-2 Ramapo Valley Cnty Rsrvtn Ramapo Reservation parking area Mod-Stren/ Mod Dagi 7.8 mi. Ilgenstin Rock.
Hike Sat
11-2 Lord Stirling Pk, Basking Ridge, NJ Lord Stirling Pk Environmental Education Center Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Christine 5-mi loop.
Hike Sun
9-2 Patriots' Path Part 2, NJ Morris County Library, 30 E Hanover Ave, Whippany, NJ Mod/Mod Jackie Kay & Barbara 2.7 miles on urban paths. Shuttle hike.
Hike Thurs
10-2 Campgaw Reservation TBD Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Kay ~4 mi.
Hike Sat
9-2 Harriman St Pk, NY Harriman St Pk Visitor Center, Seven Lakes Drive Mod-Stren/ Mod Amy 6 mi. Ramapo Torne. Includes 7 Hills/HTS/Reeves Brook Trails. Route weather dependent.
Hike Sun
10-2 Jenny Jump Forest, NJ Allamuchy Twp Elementary School prkng lot Mod/Mod Nancy 6-mi lollipop loop hike. Bucolic views, a few small to medium shorter hills, Ghost Lake.
Hike Thurs
10-2 Ramapo Reservation, NJ Ramapo Valley Rd parking lot Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Kay ~4 mi.
Hike Sat
9:30-12:30 Garrett Mt, NJ Paterson, NJ Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Jackie
3-mi perimeter hike.
Hike Sun
10-2:30 Huckleberry Ridge St Forest 17 Old Greenville Tpke, Port Jervis, NY 12771> Mod/Mod Amy 5-mi loop hike follows the LEnape Ridge just outside Port Jervis, with interesting vegetation & panaromic views.
Hike Wed
10-2 Harriman St Pk, NY Reeves Vistor Center Mod/Mod Dagi 5-6 mi to Pulpit. Number of ups and downs.
Hike Fri
10-2 MacEvoy Trail, Ramapo Mt St Forest, NJ Ramapo Mt St Forest, Skyline Drive lower lot Easy-Mod/ Leisurely Kay ~4 mi.
Hike Sat
10-1 Kennedy Dells Cnty Pk, NY 355 N. Main St, New City, NY 10956 Easy/Leisurely Kay 2.4 mi. Mostly flat, but fun, terrain with total elevation of 144'. Beautiful walk thru a nicely wooded area within a residential community.
Hike Sun
10-1:30 Johnsonburg Preserve, NJ Frelinghuysen, NJ (near Newton) Easy/Mod Nancy ~4-mi loop hike. A few smaller hills and views.
Hike Tues
10-2 Wanaque Ridge, NJ Wanaque Ridge - Back Beach Park Mod/Mod Dagi 5-5 mi to Ramapo Lake and back.
Hike Fri
9-2 Jockey Hollow Nat'l Pk, Morristown, NJ Jockey Hollow Visitor Center Easy/Mod Kay 4-5 mi.

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