Mountainview Nature Park
This is the Hike of the Week for 2/12/2009 as originally described on the Bergen Record website. This hike traverses nearly every trail in the park. The only section not covered is the eastern quarter-mile section of the orange-blazed Mountain trail which leads to the Long Path.

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Tick warning at Mountain trail head

[Photo by Laura]

400 foot climb begins

Views through the trees

View south


South or NY Thruway


Boundary wall

Water tower through the trees


Bear Swamp trail head

Large boulders on Bear Swamp trail

Bear Swamp

Growth on swamp surface

Bear Swamp

End of Bear Swamp trail

Wall on Overlook Spur trail

Descending to overlook

At the end of Overlook Spur

View from overlook


NY Thruway


On Goat Path

A rocky section

This section ...

... which is narrow and rocky ...

... is aptly named ...

... the Goat Path


Budding trees

Dan's trusty Lekis


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