Hike 05: Round Mountain | Bouman-Stickney Farmstead

Hike five of my 52 Hike Challenge brought me to a location that I initially found when I changed the route I take home from work. I stopped one day to check out what looked like a trailhead sign next to a farm field, and found a promising spot for a hike. After doing some research on the area; the Round Mountain trail system and Bouman-Stickney Farmstead were officially on my list. 

Hike 05 stats:
Date: January 17, 2016
Location: Round Mountain – Bouman Stickney Farmstead – Readington, NJ
Distance: 4.14 miles
Time: 1:44
Total Ascent: 613′
Highest Elevation: 541′
Highlights: Bouman-Stickney Farmstead
Source: Round Mountain Trail System

Pictures from my hike:

Overall the hike was pretty flat, and following the trails between the farm fields got a little confusing. The Bouman-Stickney Farmstead was a cool spot to just sit and think about what most of NJ was like 250 years ago.

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