Recreation Walks

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Please be considerate of others… we often have a waiting list, so if you are unable to attend a hike, please call our office to alert our staff as soon as possible at 908-782-1158. Thank you!

Free Recreation Walks 

  • Dates: Wednesdays
  • Ages: adults
  • Cost: free (pre-registration required) 
  • Instructor: Patrick Eckard, Recreation Program Coordinator

Indulge in the tranquility of local parks and uncover their natural beauty on our walks. As you meander through these serene landscapes, our knowledgeable staff will sprinkle in fascinating tidbits of historical insight, enhancing your appreciation for both the environment and the past. Each location has varying degrees of intensity; select your walks based on your ability level.

February 14, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM: South Branch Reservation-Wings Section  

  • Meet at Echo Hill Park, Shorter easy to moderate walk.  Due to limited parking onsite, meet at Echo Hill Park and transportation will be provided.

March 13: 9:30 AM to 11:00 Columbia Trail:

  • Lot 2 Vernoy Rd Difficulty: Easy

April 17: 9:30 AM to 11:00 Point Mountain North       

  • Difficulty: Moderate

May 22: 9:30 AM to 11:00 Point Mountain South Lot 1

  • Difficulty: Moderate