Hike 32: Sourland Mountain Preserve – Roaring Rocks

Hike thirty two brought me back to the Sourland Mountain Preserve – the roaring rocks trail is one of my favorite trails in the park and the only piece I haven’t hiked since starting the 52 Hike Challenge in November.Roaring Rocks HikeHike 32 stats:
Date: August 20, 2016
Weather: 90°F, sunny
Distance:  5.03 miles
Time: 2:15
Total Ascent: 577′
Highest Elevation: 520′
Highlights: Roaring Rocks, tulip trees, raccoon tracksSourland Mountain Preserve - Roaring RocksSourland Mountain Preserve - Roaring RocksSourland Mountain Preserve - Roaring RocksSourland Mountain Preserve - Roaring RocksSourland Mountain Preserve - Roaring RocksSourland Mountain Preserve - Roaring RocksSourland Mountain Preserve - Roaring RocksSourland Mountain Preserve - Roaring RocksSourland Mountain Preserve - Roaring RocksSourland Mountain Preserve - Roaring RocksSourland Mountain Preserve - Roaring RocksSourland Mountain Preserve - Roaring RocksSourland Mountain Preserve - Roaring RocksSourland Mountain Preserve - Roaring RocksSourland Mountain Preserve - Roaring RocksThe boulders are my favorite part of this area – and its crazy to think that they were formed so long ago by volcanic activity!

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4 thoughts on “Hike 32: Sourland Mountain Preserve – Roaring Rocks

  1. missjamiekaren says:

    That is crazy to think about! I took a geology class a long time ago, but I’d love to get some books on it again. I think a lot of time it’s easy to notice plants and wildlife, but we overlook the rocks and environment more easily. But those things are pretty cool too!

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