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Hike: Norvin Green in Ringwood

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Hike: Norvin Green in Ringwood

Time: April 9, 2011 from 10:30am to 2pm
Location: Norvin Green State Forest (Weis Ecology Center)
Street: 130 Snake Den Rd (approx)
City/Town: Ringwood, NJ
Website or Map: http://goo.gl/maps/vzve
Event Type: passaic county, athletic
Organized By: Laura Occhipinti
Latest Activity: Apr 19, 2011

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Event Description

Come out and enjoy the spring air with a scenic, vigorous hike in the Highlands of NJ.  This hike sports a 360 degree mountain top viewpoint where we can see far-away hills, sparkling reservoirs and the NYC skyline as well as a beautiful waterfall (which thanks to a wet winter and spring, should be flowing very nicely!).  We will meet for an optional late lunch after the hike.

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Specs:
The hike is classified as moderate and is about 6 miles long.
The hike should take 3.5 hours.
As with all hikes you must be in good, athletic shape.

Member Cost:
$5 for the first 10 to buy a ticket
$10 for the next 11-25 to buy a ticket
$20 at the door (so please register online)

Non-Member Cost:
$20 online and at the door

Tickets:
There are a limited number of Tickets for sale. Tickets are not mailed, but your name will be kept at the door. Actual hike is subject to change depending on weather conditions, fallen trees, etc. All sales are final.

Sweeper:
If our hiking group is large we might look for 2 volunteers to act as sweepers. Sweepers will walk at the end of the hike line and will make sure the group stays together.

Hike Leader:
David will be leading this hike.

What to bring:
Hiking boots and water (both required).
Be prepared for mud and water.
Snacks, a light lunch, etc.
Toilet paper, tissues, plastic bags for garbage, etc.

Inclement Weather:
Precipitation will cancel this hike.  Please check your inbox for updates and the NJYP.org calendar. Tickets will be refunded.

How to find the group:
Meet in the dirt parking lot right on Snake Den Rd.  It is a large area and immediately visible from the road so there is no mistaking it.  It will be on the right hand side as you are driving up Snake Den Rd.
Please arrive on time as we will not wait for latecomers.

Directions:
Take 287 North to exit 55.  At the end of the ramp, make a right onto Ringwood Ave.  Follow that for 4 miles and make a left onto Westbrook Drive (It will be just past the Skyline Diner which is on the right side).  After about 1.5 miles, you will get to the intersection, bear left.  After approx 0.5 miles, turn left onto Snake Den Rd.  Follow that for about 0.6 miles to the dirt parking lot on the right, right off the road.
http://goo.gl/maps/vzve

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Comment by Larry on April 10, 2011 at 6:51pm
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I got both of mine on sale, as discount codes occasionally appear.
Comment by Larry on April 10, 2011 at 4:04pm

My calves currently are punishing me...  

 

Google Maps plot from my GPS data: Norvin Green in Ringwood

Comment by Laura Occhipinti on April 10, 2011 at 10:24am
If you two send the photos to Laura@NJYP.org I can post in our official album :)
Comment by Jayant on April 10, 2011 at 10:15am
Great first NJYP event for me...thanks to all organizers. It was a nice day and hike, but now everything hurts ;). Pics from my camera at:

https://picasaweb.google.com/jayantjosh/Apr102011?authkey=Gv1sRgCJa...
Comment by Vinodh on April 9, 2011 at 10:51pm

It was great hike, thanks Dave and all!

Few clicks - http://www.flickr.com/photos/60040048@N02/sets/72157626464553900/ 

 

Comment by rachel irene on April 8, 2011 at 3:16pm
can't wait! :o)
Comment by NorthNJDavid on April 7, 2011 at 10:54am
Looks like the weekend forecast is calling for sun and beautiful hiking temps!  Should make for an awesome day hiking! :)
Comment by Jessica Gill on March 31, 2011 at 10:09pm
Wish I could, but I'm still on the mend from the last one. I'll get back on that horse someday soon.... :-)
Comment by Keira on March 27, 2011 at 11:19pm
Ah, just my luck - the Saturday I'll have to go into work :(
Comment by Kasey C on March 23, 2011 at 12:35pm
id love to do this, but it might be too much for one day w/bridesmaid dress shopping and birthday partying! we shall see...

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