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Pyramid Mountain- 6 miles

  • Oct 26, 2013 · 9:45 AM
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OK WE are set:

GPS may not work at the address above.  The entrance to the trail can also be found if you use 4 mars court Montville nj.

Bathroom is available at the visitors center 10 to 2pm and one porter pottie at the parking lot.

The pyramid trail is 3 hours and 1 hour if you want to do the Turkey trail too.

 

 

THis a spectacular trail.   Consisting of flat, a bit of rock scrambling, up an small mtn hill, see a few amazing rocks, visitors center then back along side the reservoir.

Hope you can join us for spectacular view and fall foliage.

http://www.morrisparks.net/maps/pdfs/06PyramidMtn.pdf

Trail markings are:  G->W->B->Y->O->W->G .  (Green / white/ Blue/ Yellow/ Orange/ white/ Green)

 

DRIVING: From I-287 South: Take  Exit 47 (Montville/Lincoln Park) and turn left at the bottom of the ramp onto Main Road (Route 202). In 0.6 mile, just before reaching a fire station, turn right onto Taylortown Road and continue for 1.8 miles to Boonton Avenue (County Route 511). Turn right and continue for 0.7 mile to the entrance to the Pyramid Mountain County Park Natural Historic Area, on the left, opposite Mars Park.

From Route 23 traveling north:  In Butler, take Boonton Avenue [County Road 511 South]. Follow 4.4 miles past Taylortown Reservoir on your right. Turn right into Pyramid Mountain entrance.

Public transportation: NJ Transit bus #194 to the Meadtown Shopping Center [NJ 23 & Kinnelon Road in Butler].  To walk to Butler-Montville Trail [blue] proceed south for 0.1 mile on Kinnelon Road, then continue on Kakeout Road for 0.6 mile to Bubbling Brook Road.

Contact Information:Morris County Park Commission
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TO add TURKEY: Details Time:2 hours Difficulty:Moderate Length:3.3 miles Route Type:Circuit Dogs:Allowed on leash Features: Views, Waterfall

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I had a great time! Thx to Lisa -our organizer. ty Leo for uploading pics. Nice meeting everyone!

    October 27, 2013

  • Lisa P.

    sauinar, Ruben, Karen,Ekaterina, and Mary please send me your cell phone info.

    October 25, 2013

    • Lisa P.

      Thanksfor lettingme know

      October 26, 2013

    • Lisa P.

      80w exit was blocked off need to tk cherry hill exit

      October 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey Pei, if you still interested and need a ride. I'm in NJ, but I can pick you up at Pavonia-Newport PATH station. Let me know here.

    October 19, 2013

    • Lisa P.

      Hello all. We had a 20 m delay inthe qboro. Earliest eta wb 1005 am.

      October 26, 2013

  • Eliza M.

    Hello, I might be a little late but are there any open spots in cars? Thanks!

    October 25, 2013

    • Lisa P.

      Both Maria/Karen/ Ekatrina are driving up from the city. Can you contact them directly? I was originally renting a 10 passenger van, but only 3 so far is sitting in my car, so I just declined the rental. IF there are more wanting to come, I can still rent it by 3pm. Let me know.

      October 25, 2013

    • Eliza M.

      Thanks for responding, Lisa! How would I get into contact with Maria/Karen/Ekaterina to reserve a spot? Thank you for your help : )

      October 25, 2013

  • Lisa P.

    Thanks ben.. yes pack lunch and water and wear hiking shoes.

    October 25, 2013

  • Lisa P.

    Final Count: Shing Flushing Joana manhattan
    NJ: Vanessa, MIKE , Ben, JJ
    NYC: Karen/ ekatrina
    NO ONe else want to be picked up from Manhattan or along the way? I need to know right away, there is no need to rent a 10 passenger van then.

    October 24, 2013

  • Joanne

    Please let me know if anyone is driving from Manhattan. I need a ride.

    October 22, 2013

    • Lisa P.

      Joanne and pei I wrote u all twice and still got no response.

      October 23, 2013

    • Joanne

      I sent you an email. thanks!

      October 24, 2013

  • pei

    Anyone coming from Manhattan and can offer a ride? I will chip in gas and buy coffee for drivee

    October 19, 2013

    • Lisa P.

      I had written you twice, please let me know if you want to take Ben's ride? or the other friend also leaving from JERSEY

      October 23, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      my ride offer still available. email me .. u don't need to buy coffee :)

      October 23, 2013

  • Lisa P.

    I got the suv minivan seats 7 -8 in back.
    JOanne W, Pei, from Manhattan, Fay and shing from Flushing. Please email me with your contact information.

    1 · October 23, 2013

  • Lisa P.

    I have another driver coming from Middlesex NJ who has room for 2 more.

    October 22, 2013

  • Lisa P.

    I will be driving through manhattan: can pick up 2 more.

    October 21, 2013

    • Stanley

      Lisa may I get a ride from you pls?

      1 · October 21, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Lisa, do you do pick up in Flushing Queens. Thanks

      1 · October 21, 2013

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