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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:…
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.

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.

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.

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 calendar. Tickets will be refunded.

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:,-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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