The Great Swamp - Red Trail

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The Great Swamp - Red Trail is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Basking Ridge, New Jersey that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
2.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
39 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

lake

river

wildlife

bugs

muddy

no dogs

hiking
8 days ago

hiking
28 days ago

2 months ago

we did the orange, green and being trail. it's an easy trail but the problem is that it is not well maintained.keep you hands and legs covered as you might get hurt with shrubs while walking. better carry a machete to clear the way as you walk. look out for the thorns and ticks. carry a strong insect spray. not much to see as the area is full of mud and swamps.

3 months ago

4 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

Excellent area to hike. Many boardwalks thru marshy areas, there are some muddy areas - expect to get your foot ware to get wet and muddy. Some buggy areas, in summer I can see the bugs being a problem. Bring bug spray.
Overall it was an enjoyable hike. Highly recommended!

6 months ago

7 months ago

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8 months ago

walking
10 months ago

hiking
10 months ago

11 months ago

Love this place with kids. Have gone before and they have many places to see turtles and birds and the boardwalk makes it easy to navigate with children.

11 months ago

hiking
Sunday, August 21, 2016

Nice, flat tral, many options of routes.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Nice trail for an easy walk. Great view of turtles. Don't forget bug spray.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Fantastic trails. Gorgeous and serene. Lots of snakes.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Sunday, April 17, 2016