Friendship Train Foundation is sponsoring a hiking trip to the Watchung Reservation on Sunday November 2nd from 9:30am to 4:30pm.

The relatively easy trail has a few areas of moderately exposed roots and loose rocks so good hiking shoes are a must. The trip will go about 6 miles into the reservation for a total of about a 13-mile hike.

Watchung Reservation in Union County is a 2,000-acre wooded tract where animal and plant life are protected. Highlights of the park include Surprise Lake, the Deserted Village of Feltvile/Glenside Park, the Trailside Nature and Science Center, Seeley’s Pond, and the Watchung Stables. Opened in 1941, The Trailside Museum was New Jersey’s first nature museum.

  • Travel time to and from location will be about 6 hours
  • There are no convenient stores or food so everyone needs to have lunch, snacks and drinks packed

Please Note: This trip is restricted to youth 11 years of age & older. Registrations are on a first come, first serve basis. Trips that do not meet minimum registration requirements may be cancelled. In case of rain this trip will go to NY Museum Of Natural History.

Please remember the Saturday before the trip is Daylight Savings Time and remember to properly set your clocks.

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