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Hike at Hacklebarney Park, Chester, NJ

Hey everyone, I would like to try a Hike at Hacklebarney State Park in Chester, NJ. Read below which describes the different features of the Park in detail. There are several trails so We can choose when we meet up and have a chance to view the Maps. Directions are also listed below. We can meet at the Main entrance off Hacklebarney Rd. I would also like to add that Dogs are welcome. After the Hike we can have lunch at the Pub, which is across the Street from the Park. Hacklebarney State Park Location: 119 Hacklebarney Rd Long Valley, NJ[masked] Chester Mailing Address: c/o Spruce Run Recreation Area 68 Van Syckel's Road Clinton, NJ 08809 (908)[masked] GPS Coordinates DMS 40° 45’ 05.04” N 74° 44' 09.63" W Size: 978 acres Fees: No entrance fee. Link to the Related Fees page Directions: Route 206 to Chester. Follow Route 24/513 west for one mile to State Park Road for two miles. Turn right onto Hacklebarney Road and travel 1/2 mile. The entrance is on the left. Facilities & Activities: Hiking Hunting & Fishing Black River Gorge (trout-stocked river) Picnic tables Playground Related Links FAQ's Trails: Hiking trails, sometimes rocky, along Black River The freshwater Black River briskly cuts its way through rocky Hacklebarney State Park, cascading around boulders in the hemlock-lined ravine. Two tributaries, Rinehart and Trout Brooks, also course their way through this glacial valley, feeding the Black River. Even in the heat of midsummer, the temperature of Black River gorge is cool and refreshing.  

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  • Doris L.

    hi, i tried getting there but got really lost :( I think I'd be late at this point so I'm heading home, hopefully I can come next time!

    April 14, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is this hike appropriate for a beginner hiker?

    Is there anyone from the Denville area that would like to carpool to this hike with me?

    April 13, 2012

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