Wanaque Ridge

Wanaque Ridge, Ramapo Mountain State Forest (10/13/2007)

This is the Hike of the Week for 10/12/2007 as described on the NY-NJ Trail Conference website.
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Indian Rock Trail head

Wanaque River crossing

Remains of Du Pont plant

More remains


First of many Indian paintings


Historic marker at Wyble Place

Photo near historic marker

Trail crossing road

Fall colors

Cannonball Trail

First view of Ramapo Lake



Abandoned ranger station on lake

Ramapo Lake



Ruins of Van Slyke Castle


On the brand new Wanaque Ridge trail

Early leaf drop



First view of Wanaque Reservoir

Raymond Dam, Wanaque

View southwest from Wanaque Ridge

New developments below

Low-flying hawk

Our lunch spot beyond the end of the White Trail

Two hawks in one photo!

Gorgeous hawk

Turkey vulture

Route 287


View to the Wyanokies

Continuing along the ridge off the White Trail

Ridge of the White Trail

Cistern tower of Van Slyke castle

Gated community below

Significant leaf drop

Fall color

More Du Pont ruins

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