Moonrise over the West Pine Plains Hike

Nov 04, 2017
4:45 PM

Moonrise Hike in Bass River State Forest “North” which encompasses the West Pine Plains and the “Pygmy Pines” – the world’s largest acreage of this globally rare forest community.

Free, volunteer-led, 6-mile hike will depart promptly at 5 p.m., so plan to arrive before 5 p.m. Hike will end by 9 p.m. This hike will traverse sand roads and trails near Coyle Field in Woodland Township, Burlington County.

Participants must be at least 10 years of age. Service animals only are permitted. Wear appropriate clothes and shoes. Bring plenty of water and snacks. This hike is not ADA accessible. There are no restrooms or drinking water available. The hike will be canceled if there are thunderstorms in the area or if heavy rain is falling. Light rain or overcast skies will not cancel the hike.

Registration is required and is capped at 25 participants.

To register or for more information, contact the forest office at 609-296-1114.

Meeting Location: N 39 49.238 W 74 25.819 which is located along NJ Route 72 at the western boundary of Coyle Field. The meeting location is approximately 10.3 miles east of the intersection of NJ 72 and NJ 70 and approximately 3.4 miles west of the intersection of NJ 72 and Ocean County Road 539. Parking is along NJ 72. There is no street address for this location.