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First Day Hike at Stokes State Forest

January 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am


First Day Hike
Join us in kicking off 2020 with the first hike of the year! Ring in the New Year right by getting outdoors and enjoying our public lands. During a 3.5 mile hike, we’ll go past waterfalls and historic sites while searching for wildlife along the way.

Hike Info
Moderate~3.5 miles
All are welcome on this hike, children must be accompanied by responsible adult and leashed pets are welcome as well.

Meeting Location: Stokes State Forest
1 Coursen Road,Branchville, NJ 07826. Meet at the Kittle Field Pavilion. Drive down Coursen Road about 2 miles past the park office to intersection. Kittle Field will be on the left. Restrooms are available at the trailhead.

Registration and Cancellation:

Registration is required by calling 973-948-3820. If inclement weather cancels the walk, registered participants will be called and notification will be placed at the Park Office.


January 1
9:00 am - 11:30 am
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Stokes State Forest
1 Coursen Road
Branchville, NJ 07826 United States




Registration Required

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