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Hike: Summer Swim

Time: July 20, 2014 from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Location: Bearfort Mt Natural Area
Street: Clinton Road
City/Town: Hewitt, NJ
Website or Map: https://goo.gl/maps/imjsY
Event Type: passaic county, athletic
Organized By: Laura Occhipinti
Latest Activity: Jul 19

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Event Description

The Terrace Pond hike AND SWIM is back! This loop hike is unique in that it will include a stop off at a beautiful spring fed lake that you can actually take a swim in or just relax next to. Along the way we will also pass by cool cliffs, neat rock formations, glacial erratics and rock scrambles. Pack a light lunch, extra water, a bathing suit, water shoes, and a towel!

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Member Cost:
$10 online
$20 at the door

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. All sales are final.

Specs:
Difficulty level is 3.0, http://www.njyp.org/page/hike-ratings
The hike should take 2-3 hours and cover 4.5 miles.
As with all hikes you must be in good, athletic shape.

Sweeper:
If the group is large we are going to 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:
Bathing suit, water shoes, and a towel (all optional).
Hiking boots and water (required).
Snacks, a light lunch, etc.
Toilet paper, tissues, plastic bags for garbage, etc.

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

Directions:
From 287 North or South (or the Wayne NJ area) take rt. 23 North into West Milford.  From the 287 intersection, go approx. 9.6 miles and make a right onto Clinton Rd. Follow Clinton Rd for about 7.8 miles. You will pass Clinton Reservoir and beautiful, thick woods.  The trail head parking is on the left side of Clinton Rd and is an unpaved lot. There are 2 lots close to each other. Using these directions, it is the 2nd (and larger) dirt lot.  If you pass the gas pipeline and start seeing lots of civilization, you went just a little too far!  Don't get lost on Clinton Rd though, because it is supposedly haunted!

https://goo.gl/maps/imjsY

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Comment by NorthNJDavid on July 18, 2014 at 12:16am

Weather is looking good for Sunday! 

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