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blue Lenape Trail

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7.9 mile 12.8 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 643' 196 m
Descent: -966' -294 m
High: 580' 177 m
Low: 222' 68 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)

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A long point-to-point trail that traverses the length of the preserve.

Freddy Arsenault

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This trail can start at either the Locust Grove or Mayapple Hill Parking Lots. Follow the yellow blazes - if you're starting from the Mayapple Hill parking lot, head south. As you can see, the Lenape Trail does travel further north, terminating at Rt. 10, but most folks simply start/finish at the Mayapple Hill parking lot. This is a great out-and-back trail, though it can get very technical at times due to larger root systems, loose rocks, and terrain grade. Get ready for a handful of good climbs, too!

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Feb 3, 2019
Christopher Smitelli
Nice trail sandwiched between suburban Jersey. Pretty frozen waterfalls, abundant bird life and calm deer made for a nice leisurely 8 mile hike. 7.9mi
Jan 17, 2019
Christopher Klingaman
Took the Lenape trail south, then back north using the Rahway River trail. 13mi
Jun 12, 2018
Lea Hairston
Apr 21, 2018
Mariska ter Haak
Mar 24, 2018
Giselle Wasserman
Dec 17, 2017
Mark Nelson
Aug 13, 2017
Marco Cruz
Jun 25, 2017
Alicia Chao
Rahway to turtle back loop and down Lenape 12mi

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  4.0 from 13 votes

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