SUNDAY, MAY 26 — Hartshorne Woods, Atlantic Highlands
Leader: Louis Thompson, home[masked], cell day of hike only[masked]
Meet: 10 AM at the Rocky Point parking area. Hike 6 to 7 miles at a moderate pace on the Rocky Point, Grand Tour, and Laurel Ridge Trails where we should see a lot of mountain laurel in bloom and the pretty forest. We will also pass by a historic gun battery, the Navesink River, and views of the Atlantic Ocean. Hiking boots required. Bring lunch and lots of water. Stay and enjoy the shore after the hike. Steady rain cancels.
Plan to arrive by 9:45 as we leave by 10 am. Please watch this site on the morning of MAY 26 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.
HARTSHORNE WOODS, Monmouth County, NJ Garden State Parkway South to exit 117; East on NJ 36 for about 12.5 miles to Portland Road; and turn RIGHT (this is the last intersection before the new bridge to Sandy Hook); follow the curvy road to the top of the hill and into the parking lot on the left.