Overlook Rock

Overlook Rock, Norvin Green State Forest (11/1/2008)

This is the Hike of the Week for 9/11/2008 as seen on the NYNJTC website.

This hike uses two brand new trails in Norvin Green State Forest, the orange-blazed Lake Sonoma trail and the white-blazed Overlook Rock trail. We hiked the Lake Sonoma trail earlier this year but the trail wasn't quite finished and there were no scenic views at that time. Now completed, it leads to the wonderful Overlook Rock with awesome views to the east.

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Lake Sonoma trailhead


Beautiful fall colors

Trail is very well-blazed!




Lake Sonoma


Creek crossing


Trail ends at Overlook Rock

With amazing views

[photo by Laura]

Snack break!


The surface of Overlook Rock

Where to next?

Continental plane

On the Overlook Rock trail

Lots of leaf drop


Climbing to rock outcrop




Powerline cut

Soaring hawk


On Hewitt-Butler trail

[photo by Laura]

Fence at Jungle Habitat ruins

Remains from Jungle Habitat

More remains

Loads of saplings behind Jungle Habitat fence

Hewitt Brook

On Burnt Meadow trail


Burnt Meadow trail

Burnt Meadow Road

Pond east of road

Burnt Meadow Brook

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