National Trails Day


National Trails Day 2015 Celebration – Trail Ramble and Work Day in the Deserted Village Of Feltville in the Watchung Reservation Saturday, June 6

Rain or Shine

Celebrate National Trails Day by taking a guided nature walk in the Watchung Reservation. Afterwards, volunteer on a trail work project. If you can’t make this scheduled event, visit the Watchung Stable, Trailside Nature & Science Center or hike a trail in any one of Union County’s 35 other parks at your own convenience!

8:15-8:30 a.m.

CHECK-IN: Check-in at the Church/Store Building and enjoy a continental breakfast including bagels, muffins, juice and coffee for all pre-registered project participants. 8:30-10:00 a.m.

RESERVATION RAMBLE: Join a Trailside park naturalist for a guided hike. Look and listen for birds, check out the Blue Brook, and discover the diversity of plants and animals that live in this scenic 2,143-acre preserve. For: ages 7 years and up (children must be accompanied by an adult). 10:15 a.m.

TRAIL WORK PROJECT: Our trails need your help! We will be working to address 12:30 p.m. trail erosion and to remove invasive vegetation along a hiking trail. Have fun, give back to the trails that give you enjoyment, and learn trail building and maintenance skills! Call: 908-789-3683 to pre-register. Park: In the Deserted Village parking lot at the top of Cataract Hollow Road (off Glenside Avenue), Berkeley Heights. Carpooling recommended.

Directions provided in this link:

Meet: The Church/Store – 2nd building on the left as you walk down the road from the parking lot.