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This group is for people interested in the activities in the South Mountain Reservation sponsored by the South Mountain Conservancy. The conservancy helps to preserve, protect, and enhance the 2099-acre South Mountain Reservation in Essex County, New Jersey. Regularly scheduled activities are hikes, forest regeneration activities (third Sunday of the month), trail work (first Sunday of the month), "trash tackling." In addition there are special volunteer days scheduled for community groups, religious organizations, universities, and corporations.

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Recent Meetups

  • 3 days ago · 9:00 AM

    Trail Work Crew: Lenape extension

    3 Friends of the Reservation

    The Conservancy is helping West Orange to construct an extension of the Lenape Trail on the northern border of the Reservation. We need a large turnout to continue... Learn more

  • 4 days ago · 9:30 AM

    Hike: Tulip Springs

    8 Friends of the Reservation | 5.00

    Sat., April 30, 9:30-12:30: Tulip Springs From the parking area we will be following the Lenape over the bridge on Northfield Ave. to Mayapple Hill. We will be on a few... Learn more

  • April 24 · 10:00 AM

    Hike: Hemlock Falls loop

    8 Friends of the Reservation

    Sun., April, 24, 10-12:30: Hemlock Falls loop: We’ll take the Lenape out of Tulip Springs and then hike the Hemlock Falls loop. About 3 miles. Tulip Springs is 0.4 miles... Learn more

  • April 17 · 10:00 AM

    Hike: Turtle Back Trail & Longwood

    12 Friends of the Reservation

    Sun., April 17, 10-12:00: Turtle Back Trail & Longwood We will hike the Longwood Trail to the Girl Scout area, then take a woods road downhill to pick up the Turtle Back... Learn more

  • April 9 · 10:00 AM

    Hike: Old Short Hills Park & the Elmdale Section

    8 Friends of the Reservation | 5.00

    [HEADS UP! The weather may cancel this hike. We will post a comment if the hike is canceled in the AM, so please check before heading out.] Sat., April 9, 10-12; Old... Learn more

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  • j verzani founded South Mountain Conservancy Activities Meetup Group

    on March 14


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