Hike 04: Washington Valley Reservoir

Much like The Sourland Mountain Preserve, Washington Valley Park is another great hiking and mountain biking location in Somerset County, NJ. Hike number four of my 52 Hike Challenge was a 3.63 mile journey around the reservoir. 

Hike 04 stats:
Date: January 9, 2016
Location: Washington Valley Park – Somerset County, NJ
Distance: 3.63 miles
Time: 1:27
Total Ascent: 339′
Highest Elevation: 312′
Highlights: Washington Valley Reservoir, frozen streams, mud
Source: Somerset County Parks

Photos from my hike:

The most exciting thing about this hike was finally seeing some frozen streams and water falls. It’s been so warm this winter I’m not sure I’ll get many snow hikes in before spring. Hopefully the weather chills out soon.

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