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Kayaking allowed - but be careful for the Conservation Police!!!

I like to hike there and have kayaked - it's really picturesque. But if you get caught putting one... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
whoopeewonderdog
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Boonton, New Jersey
Secluded Lake

Visited here and it is definitely off the beaten path. Nice quiet area. Water is very clear. Great... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
charlesv805
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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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End Split Rock Road, At Splitrock Reservoir Dam, Rockaway, NJ 07866
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

I like to hike there and have kayaked - it's really picturesque. But if you get caught putting one foot in the water - it's considered "wading" and apparently that's not allowed. There should be a sign to tell you that. I met up with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Visited here and it is definitely off the beaten path. Nice quiet area. Water is very clear. Great place to hike.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Pro: Very few people, dog friendly Con: Lack of direction/map. You pull into the parking lot, and the only sign is telling you not to go into the boy scout camp. We walked up the driveway and found a small map (none to take with...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This isn't the easiest place to get to as you need to drive on a dirt road, but it's definitely easier than it was a few years ago before they rehabilitated the bridge and added a light to control traffic on the one lane bridge....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Rick S
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

You can find Farny state park on your GPS, but you won't find a sign or trailhead. There are no facilities. It's just woods... so if all you're looking to do is hike, and get away from it all, this is a good place to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Janet_Q
Reviewed 15 November 2016

One of a number of trails in this park is this loop hike, which climbs to a panoramic viewpoint over the Split Rock Reservoir and goes by Misty Pond and Durham Pond. Driving Directions Take I-80 to Exit 37. At the bottom of the ramp,...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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israforce
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Response from charlesv805 | Reviewed this property |
I would check with Rockaway Township Authorities first. I believe there were some changes also as to where you can park and launch .
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