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Hike: Thompson Park

Time: April 21, 2012 from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Location: Thompson Park
Street: 805 Newman Springs Road (Route 520)
City/Town: Lincroft, NJ
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?q…
Event Type: monmouth county, athletic, bbc
Organized By: Laura Occhipinti
Latest Activity: Apr 21, 2012

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Event Description

Once an estate and premier thoroughbred breeding farm, Thompson Park now offers a multitude of outdoor activities, from hiking, biking and cross country skiing, in the heart of Monmouth County. Our 6 mile hike will go over the moderate Reservoir Loop. Afterward, the group may go for a late lunch and drinks...totally optional but always fun!

Eventbrite - Hike: Thompson Park
Member Cost:
$5 for the first 5
$10 for the next 6 to 25
$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:
The hike is classified as moderate and is good for beginners.
Length of the hike is about 6 miles long and we will walk at a moderate pace.
The hike should take about 3 hours.
As with all hikes you must be in good, athletic shape.

Sweeper:
If the group size is large we are going to look for a volunteer to act as a sweeper. Sweepers will walk at the end of the hike line and will make sure the group stays together.

Hike Leader:
Keira will be leading this hike. She will make sure the hike starts on time so please arrive on time.

What to bring:
Water (required).
Hiking boots and bug spray recommended.
A light snack.

Inclement Weather:
Heavy precipitation will cancel this hike; drizzle will not. Please check your inbox for updates and the NJYP.org calendar. Tickets will be refunded.

Directions:
Garden State Parkway to exit 109. Southbound, turn right onto Rt. 520 West (Newman Springs Rd.); Northbound, turn left onto Rt. 520 West 2.2 miles to Park (past M.T. Thompson park and Brookdale College entrance ) on left.

State Hwy. 34 to Rt. 520 east. Southbound, turn left; northbound, turn right. Follow Rt. 520 east to Park entrance.

The group will meet in the Old Orchard parking lot.

Google Maps Link:
http://maps.google.com/maps?q=N40+19.822+W74+08.388&hl=en&ll=40.330368,-74.139798&spn=0.002221,0.005284&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=37.735377,86.572266&t=h&z=18&iwloc=near

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Comment by Eric on April 18, 2012 at 6:21pm

Same here...first NJYP event..should be fun..

Comment by Rebecca on April 17, 2012 at 5:30pm

This is just down the road from me!  I'm looking forward to enjoying my first NJYP event.

Comment by Kevin on April 13, 2012 at 7:10pm

Bah.  Damn it all.  Forgot I took an overnight shift the night before.

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