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Best trails in Mahlon Dickerson Reservation

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Looking for a great trail in Mahlon Dickerson Reservation, New Jersey? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, dogs leash trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 4 easy trails in Mahlon Dickerson Reservation ranging from 3.2 to 6.2 miles and from 1,141 to 1,387 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Top trails (6)
#1 - Pine Swamp Trail
Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(115)
Length: 7 mi • Est. 2 h 49 m
Note: As of 9/13/20, sections of this trail are closed due to storm damage but detours are available.Show more
#2 - Mixed Color Wheel Trail
Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(42)
Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 52 m
Note: Users have reported that a section of this loop along the Highlands Trail (Teal) is not maintained and is overgrown.Show more
#3 - Highlands, Yellow, White, Blue, Green and Orange Trails Loop
Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(29)
Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 1 h 56 m
#4 - Highlands and Winona Trail Loop
Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray StarGray Star(19)
Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
#5 - Beaver Brook Trail
Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray StarGray Star(18)
Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 2 h 58 m
#6 - Morris County High Point Via Ogden Mine Railroad Bed
Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray StarGray Star(15)
Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 16 m
To access this trail you need to park at the Saffin Pond parking lot and cross Weldon Road to the Ogden Mine Ogden Mine Railroad bed trail. Take that trail to its end and make a right on Orange. Take Orange to its end and make a right on White. On White you'll pass Morris Counties Highest Point. White will eventually meet with Blue and an unmarked trail which starts witha marked biking trail marker. Take the unmarked trail across Weldon road until you meet with yellow. Be sure to check your All Trails GPS as there are other unmarked trails that intercept the trail you need to get back to the Saffin Pond lot. Once you link up to the Yellow Trail, you can take that back directly to the Saffin Pond lot. Show more