Hike 49: D&R Canal – Kingston Lock

As time dwindled down and my deadline closed in on me – I took advantage of the longest State Park in New Jersey for the 5th time and headed out to hike along a section of the canal that I hadn’t been to in years – the Kingston Lock. Continue reading

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Hike 48: Mahlon Dickerson Reservation

As I approached completion of my 2015/2016 52 Hike Challenge I had to chose my hikeing locations carefully to make sure I got them all done on time without repeating. When I set out that morning I had no idea this park existed. After getting over my frustration of not being able to find the hike I had planned on, this discovery was greatly appreciated! Continue reading

Hike 37: Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve

Summer was fading quickly; and still being a few hikes behind schedule meant taking advantage of what dwindling daylight I had left once I got home from work. I didn’t pick the Negri-Nepote Native Grassland Preserve based on any grand attraction, but because an open grassland would allow me a little more time than if I tried to rush a two mile hike in the woods before dusk. The hike, as it turned out, was a bit more exciting than I had imagined. Continue reading