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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Dec 11, 2016 · 10:00 AM
Hike: Mayapple Hill Trails
Sunday, Dec. 11: 10-12: Mayapple Hill TrailsWe will hike about 4 miles on the Mayapple Circular Trail and the extension of the Lenape Trail north of Mayapple Hill. Both... Learn more
Dec 4, 2016 · 9:00 AM
Trail Work Crew
Meet in front of 2 Ellison Ave. off Route 10/Mt. Pleasant Ave., West Orange. Ages 15+.
The Conservancy is continuing our work just north of the Reservation, helping West... Learn more
Dec 3, 2016 · 10:00 AM
Hike: Unusual Entrances to the Park #8: Oak Drive.
Saturday, Dec. 3: 10 – 12:30: Unusual Entrances to the Park #8: Oak Drive. We will enter the park from Oak Dr. in West Orange and follow a circular route around the... Learn more
Nov 27, 2016 · 10:00 AM
Hike: Oakdale Loop
Sunday, November 27, 10:00 – 12:00. Oakdale Loop. Walk off some of that Thanksgiving Pie with a nice stroll in the woods. This is a stroll of about 3 miles at a moderate... Learn more
Nov 20, 2016 · 9:30 AM
Forest Regeneration Crew
Sunday, Nov. 20th9:30 - 12:00 p.m.
Help plant native species and remove invasive species in the Wildflower and Forest Preserve at Dog Park off Crest Drive (10 Bear Lane... Learn more