Hike the Beautiful Ken Lockwood Gorge & Columbia Trail – December 3

Date:  Saturday, December 3
Start Time: 10 AM  SHARP !

From the quaint town of High Bridge, hike into the scenic Ken Lockwood Gorge along the bank of the South Branch of the Raritan River and return a level up on the Columbia Trail.

Duration: 3 hours
Difficulty: Easy ( most of trail is on a wide, flat, gravel railroad bed)
Length: 7.5 miles  (feel free to return to starting point at any time)
Features:  Waterfall, River, Gorge, Historic Feature

Upon completion of hike we can have lunch at Casa Maya ( Great Mexican Restaurant), which is only 2 blocks from trail parking lot.

Driving Directions:
Take I-78 to exit 17 (westbound) or exit 16 (eastbound) for Route 31 towards Washington.  Drive about 2 miles on Route 31 then turn right on Main Street.  In 1.1 miles turn right on Bridge Street, proceed 390 feet, then left on Main Street.  Continue for .2 mile through town then turn left at The Commons sign to the parking lot.  If you pass Church Street, you just missed the entrance to the parking lot. Main Street dead ends in another block so there is an opportunity to turn around and approach from the other direction.

RSVP to Doug at rpcvnj.social@gmail.com 
by Thurs, December 1 at the latest.

Spouses/friends/family members are welcome.

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