New Trails Hike with Great Swamp Watershed Association (GSWA)

Observe Martin Luther King Day in the great outdoors. Gather up your family and join the Great Swamp Watershed Association on our first-ever hike at our newly preserved 20-acre property in Harding Township. It’s a great way to walk off some post-holiday calories. We’ve wasted no time adding mileage to the Silverbrook Trail, incorporating this new property into our existing Conservation Management Area (CMA). Come explore this newly expanded trail system with our newest Education Associate, Adam Palmer, who is very knowledgeable about winter wildlife and plants. We will also venture onto the newly laid-out Harding Land Trust trails which also connect to the CMA. Dress warmly for the weather because this hike is on, rain, snow, or shine! No dogs for this hike, please. Registration is required. This event is free for GSWA members, non-members: suggested donation of $10 for adults 18 and over/$5 for children 6-17 years. Register online at GreatSwamp.org or call 973-538-3500.

Contact Information
  1. Val Thorpe
  2. 973-538-3500
  3. vthorpe@greatswamp.org
Mon, January 15
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 01/15/2018 11:00am 01/15/2018 12:30pm America/New_York New Trails Hike with Great Swamp Watershed Association (GSWA)

Observe Martin Luther King Day in the great outdoors. Gather up your family and join the Great Swamp Watershed Association on our first-ever hike at our newly preserved 20-acre property in Harding Township. It’s a great way to walk off some post-holiday calories. We’ve wasted no time adding mileage to the Silverbrook Trail, incorporating this new property into our existing ...

1 Tiger Lily Lane, Morristown (meet at cul-de-sac) Morristown, NJ 07960

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1 Tiger Lily Lane, Morristown (meet at cul-de-sac)
Morristown, NJ 07960

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