Hemlock Pond Delaware Water Gap is a 7.5 mile loop trail located near Layton, NJ that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing and is accessible year-round.
cross country skiing
From Branchville take rt. 206 north. Go past Stokes SF office. Then make a left onto 560. You will see a sign for Walpack inn at turn. Follow 560 through town of Layton. In town you will come to blinking light. Stay to the left here. this is rt. 640. Follow 640 to Peters Valleys. Hang a slight left onto 615 toward Walpack. Come to town of Walpack. Make left and go through town. Warning Walpack is an abandon town. Take past church and over Bridge. Come to Cemetery. Make right, this is Mt rd. Follow until you can not go anymore when snow on ground. If no snow then take to the falls. Parking on right. When there is snow just park were plowed road stops or if you have 4 wheel drive just continue to the Buttermilk falls lot.