Willow Crest Loop Swartswood SP is a 3 mile loop trail located near Newton, NJ and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Lake, Streams and Wetlands This is a loop hike and starts at the parking lot. Follow the blue blazed trail. You will hike through open hardwood forest, along creaks and swamps. You will also go past beautiful Willowcrest lake. Great area for bird watching, because of the variety of habitates you will pass through. Excellent for those looking to get out for an easy hike. After your hike you can head down to Swartswood State Park and kayak the 500acre Swartswood lake.