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The TriState Ramblers is a fun group of people actively interested in the great outdoors. Hike with friendly people on trails throughout the NJ/NY/Pa. area all year long. In addition to our Meetups the TriState Ramblers Club (founded in 1938) offers a varied program of outdoor activities SIX DAYS a week, 52 weeks a year, for both beginner and experienced levels, providing wholesome recreation while contributing to physical fitness. Hike levels vary from Monday walks to Thursday's more challenging pace and distances of 8+ miles. We also offer canoeing and bicycling in season. Our full club schedule can be viewed on line at https://www.tristateramblers.org/ (https://www.tristateramblers.org/)

Meetup members and guests are welcome to participate three times on a meetup or any other club event listed on our schedule before we ask you to join the TriState Ramblers Club for a $15 yearly fee.

The TriState Ramblers vigorously supports worthy conservation efforts. We are a member of and contribute to: NYNJ Trail Conference in Mahwah and NJ Environmental Lobby in Trenton, NJ.

Upcoming events (5+)

HIKE - JOCKEY HOLLOW, MORRISTOWN

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Leader: Patricia Cappello Meet: 10 AM at Visitor Center parking lot. We will hike 4 to 5 miles at a moderate pace on a variety of trails. Rain cancels. Bring water. Hiking boots required. Bring traction devices in case needed. Plan to arrive by 9:45. Watch this site on the morning of March 27 for any last minute changes/cancellations. DIRECTIONS: JOCKEY HOLLOW, Morristown National Historical Park, Morristown, N J Coordinates: N40° 45.70', W74° 32.54' I-287 to Exit 30-B (Bernardsville). At light turn right onto US 202. Go about 1.7 miles to next light and turn left onto Tempe Wick Rd. Park entrance is about 1.4 miles on right. Meet at Visitor Center parking lot.

HIKE - TURKEY MTN LOOP/PYRAMID MTN, MONTVILLE

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Leader: Louis Thompson,[masked], cell day of hike only[masked] Meet: 10 AM at Pyramid Mountain Visitor Center parking lot. We will hike 5 to 6 miles at a moderate pace on the yellow, white, green, red and blue trails passing a beaver dam, hopefully some cascades, and the Lake Valhalla overlook. Hike should end by 1:30 pm. Steady rain cancels. Wear hiking boots. Bring lunch and water. Watch this site on the morning of March 28 for any last minute changes/cancellations. If this is your third trial meetup event with the TSR Meetup group, we now ask you to join our TriState Ramblers Club for $15 for a yearly membership. By paying the club membership fee you will have a FULLER SCHEDULE of hikes, bike rides, and canoeing events 6 DAYS a week, all year long. You also will not need to sign up in advance for most hikes or be waitlisted. You can attend all activities. Visit our website at tristateramblers.org for an application and schedule preview. DIRECTIONS: Visitors Center: Coordinates: N40° 56.81', W74° 23.30' - I-287 North to Exit 45 (Wootton St., Boonton). Make first left and go under I-287. Follow Wootton St. straight up hill to blinker light. Turn right onto CR 511/Boonton Ave. and go 2.7 miles to parking lot on left. - ALTERNATIVE: NJ 23 to CR 511 South (Boonton Ave.). Go 4.4 miles to Visitors Center on right (opposite Mars Park).

HIKE - SUNDAY, MARCH 31 — Cheesequake State Park, Matawan

SUNDAY, MARCH 31 — Cheesequake State Park, Matawan Leader: Jay Dibble,[masked], cell day of hike only[masked] Meet: 10 AM at the large lakeside parking area. Hike 4.5 miles at a moderate pace over both flat and hilly terrain. Not too strenuous. Heavy rain, snow, or snow cover cancels the hike. Plan to arrive by 9:45 as we leave by 10 am. Please watch this site on the morning of MARCH 31 for any last minute changes/cancellations. Hiking boots required. Bring lunch and lots of water. Steady rain cancels. If this is your third trial meetup event with the TSR Meetup group, we now ask you to join our TriState Ramblers Club for $15 for a yearly membership. By paying the club membership fee you will have a FULLER SCHEDULE of hikes, bike rides, and canoeing events 6 DAYS a week, all year long. You also will not need to sign up in advance for most hikes or be waitlisted. You can attend all activities. Visit our website at tristateramblers.org for an application and schedule preview. Directions: CHEESEQUAKE STATE PARK, Matawan, NJ Coordinates: N40° 26.11', W74° 15.86' (location of Park Entrance) Garden State Parkway south to exit 120. Make a slight right onto Matawan Rd. (Laurence Harbor Road, CR 626) In 0.2 miles turn right onto Cliffwood Rd. for 0.3 miles then right onto Gordon Rd. Reach the park entrance in 0.8 miles and continue about 0.3 miles further to park office and parking on the right.

HIKE - REEVES MEADOW VISITOR CENTER, HARRIMAN STATE PARK

Leader: Louis Thompson,[masked], cell day of hike only[masked] Meet: 10 AM at the Reeves Meadow visitor center on Seven Lakes Drive. The hike will be a moderately strenuous 6 to 7 miles on the Pine Meadow, Kakiat, and Raccoon Brook trails. Hiking boots required. Bring lunch, and plenty of fluids. Steady rain cancels. Watch this site on the morning of April 2 for any last minute changes/cancellations. Plan to arrive by 9:45 as we leave by 10. RSVP/ No Show Policy: Our policy for meet up members (not club members that have paid their yearly dues) is if you did not change your RSVP to a no ONE DAY before the event it will be noted on your attendance. A third offense of not changing your RSVP to a no will result in that meetup members removal from the meetup group. Thank you for your understanding. If this is your third trial meetup event with the TSR Meetup group, we now ask you to join our TriState Ramblers Club for $15 for a yearly membership. By paying the club membership fee you will have a FULLER SCHEDULE of hikes, bike rides, and canoeing events 6 DAYS a week, all year long. You also will not need to sign up in advance for most hikes or be waitlisted. You can attend all activities. Visit our website at tristateramblers.org for an application and schedule preview. DIRECTIONS: HARRIMAN STATE PARK, NY Locations off Seven Lakes Drive NY 17 North through Sloatsburg. Just beyond town, turn right at light onto Seven Lakes Drive. Travel 1.5 miles to Reeves Meadow Visitors Center (Formerly known as Reeves Brook Visitors Center) Coordinates: N41° 10.42’, W74° 10.11’ Parking lot is on right.

Past events (577)

HIKE - SATURDAY, MARCH 23 — Duke Farms, Hillsborough

Duke Farms Visitor Center

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