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Fun trail for mountain biking. Started at sunrise parking lot in Lewis Morris Park out 5 miles and then back 5 miles.For the most part Trail is dirt and gravel, lots of big roots in some sections and a few bridges with no ramp on: off so had to get off Bike and walk across. Two sections where water in brook was higher and moving so again had to dismount and walk Bike through water while using the stepping stones. One very long uphill section from the Mendham police station but rewarded with coming downhill on the way back. I’d rate this as moderate because of the roots and rocks but definitely recommend!.

Great for kids

A moderate, largely unmaintained loop trail that winds down the mountain and has a steep incline to finish. Trail is well marked with a couple of nice views along the way, as well as a 0.5 mile reroute to a waterfall. Would recommend on a nice day!

Sign was bit confusing but overall had good time..!

Since the storm there are a number of trees down, some of which make this trail more difficult. If you are looking for an easy walk, this might not be it, but it is a pleasant path with a great view if you are willing to put in the effort.

trail running
27 days ago

Lots of roots, trunks to climb over, rocks and mud

I bring my 5 year old little girl out here frequently. She is able to complete the hike without any problems.

simple and easy but still a nice trail through a marshy swamp.

hiking
2 months ago

Great trail, there are quite a few parts that have a nice view, some steep spots but overall an easy hike.

ABSOLULTY lovely trails with beautiful scenery and everyone comes with their dogs and its just the best

fishing
2 months ago

I’ve been here a lot. I use to fish the area of watching and plainfield this was my go to place for pickerole and crappie

Nice wooded trail. Many unmarked trails cross this trail. Make sure you check the GOS frequently to stay the course.

Short, easy and scenic !

Quite a few trail options and nice scenic views

Went with two kids—8 and 6–They got a little bored while we stuck to the road, but when we went off the road and on some actual trails or climbing over some of the many rocks scattered along the hills, they enjoyed themselves. Haven’t made it all the way around loop yet. Will probably have to do it without kids.

mountain biking
4 months ago

hiking
4 months ago

The description sums it up very well. Nice short hike on well maintained trails. Good for all skill levels. Moderate to heavy visitors.

I love Washington Crossig Park. I walk our dog here 3-4 tiles a week. Love it!

One of my regular runs. Always nice

Great view Went up the blue trail and back the white trail. Good short hike. Waterfalls were very nice. Will hike again.

Hiked as a stewardship trip for Blue Friday with Campmor and NYNJ Trails yesterday! Nice initial incline and with the rest of the trail being very reasonable. Went with 12 year olds, dogs, and a mixed group. Nice views of the valley! Kudos to hikers for keeping it clean, we picked up less garbage than I thought we would!

4 months ago

First part is unnecessary all you pass is a giant white thing with graffiti. Too many roads along this trail. It’s also neither a challenging hike nor a well maintained trail for running or elderly folks.

mountain biking
5 months ago

Awesome hiking trail in NJ! Great views!! Challenging with some climbing and perfect distance!

Very nice trail. A bit tricky at one point on the trail as you come from west to east. No markings at intersection of Historic Trail (pink) and Cataract Road. Wound up finding our way on white trail, which hooked back up to Historic Trail by the lake. Overall great experience, though.

Poorly marked —I would not go if you were a female running alone

Nice trail for beginners. Need people to clean up after themselves.

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hiking
6 months ago

Fun, and easy hike

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