Washington Valley Park

Washington Valley Park (9/9/06)

This is hike #31 ("Washington Valley Park) from the book 50 Hikes in New Jersey (3rd edition).
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Near Middle Brook

Misty morning

Middle Brook

On the Red Trail


Mallards on Washington Valley Reservoir

Cormorant fishing

The reservoir


The Orange Trail

Western side of brook

Snack break at East branch of Middle Brook

Lots of basalt formations


Waterfall over dam

Crossing brook over basalt causeway

Dan and dam from eastern bank

Hawk Watch overlooking Chimney Rock quarry

Quarry activity

View south from Hawk Watch

Brook from Gilbride Road

Laura watching screeching squirrel

The screeching squirrel

Cormorant still fishing in reservoir

Turtles sharing a log

Mallards diving

More turtles

And more turtles

Praying mantis

Heron on a ... mannequin!

Praying mantis

Japanese beetle

Tiny toad


Unidentified bug


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