Clinton Road, West Milford, NJ
Short moderate 5-mile winter loop to beautiful Terrace Pond, a natural mountain lake located on the wide summit ridge of Bearfort Mountain; on a clear day, the NYC skyline is visible. Terrain is varied with little elevation gain, some rock ledges and pleasant forest. Sedimentary pudding stone which encircle the pond is the area's surface rock. Several portions of trail may be wet and/or icy; pack traction devices. WEAR ORANGE as a precaution. Hike may be lengthened if there is interest and trail conditions are favorable. Wear sturdy footwear, bring lunch/snacks, water; heavy rain/snow cancels. No dogs allowed. Meet at 9:30am; trail-head parking is at the east side of Clinton Road; 7.5 miles north of Rte 23, West Milford, Passaic County. The lot is a large dirt area on the LEFT just past the sign/gate for the Wildcat Mountain Wilderness Center (which is also on the left). It's marked with a P7 sign. [GPS N[masked] W74 24.441] Refer to NY/NJ Trail Conference Map #116.
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