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Chatham Township Hillside Trail is a 0.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Chatham, New Jersey that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 0.3 mi Elevation gain 39 ft Route type Loop
Dogs on leash Kid friendly Nature trips Walking Views Wild flowers Wildlife
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Abbey Dufoe
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Walking

Not very long and very close to the road - not much of a “hike” at all.

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Jean Ong
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Walking

Great trail for a leisurely walk for the entire family. One is bound to come across the Monarch Station along the path. Wonderful to see the hard work and efforts of the community in contributing to the preservation of the monarch population.

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Gerard Field
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Walking

It is wonderful to see the improvement to the Hillside trail in Chatham; new plants, new flora, and new life. Just the accent of some new planting and a clean up can make such a difference on a trail. Glad there are folks out there willing to contribute. Wish we could see improvement like this on other trail locations. Those subtle improvements certainly makes all the difference walking a trail.

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J Viz
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Walking

Cute but Not quite a trail, more like a garden path. Not long enough to build a head of steam hiking. Spied some white tails leaping away. boggy woodchips after rain.

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P R
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This path was around 0.3 miles. Not much to see here besides some berry bushes, weeds, and wildflowers. Someone attempted to do some plantings. A few more gardens along the trail would be nice. Next to road so there is a lot of noise from cars and trucks.

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Joe Basralian
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Walking
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A lovely short trail in the heart of Chatham, NJ. A "figure eight" loop, easily accessed by a parking lot along Hillside Avenue. Native flower plantings, benches and a picnic table with pretty views over the far mountain ridge. Wildlife including fox, deer, ground hog, birds (especially woodpeckers) and many species of butterflies, bees and other insects. The land was formerly part of the Averett Farm, purchased by Chatham Township with support from Morris County and the State of New Jersey.

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Iryna Senkovska
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Airton Lastori
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Grant Powell
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Skip Ward
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Joe Basralian
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