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Great place to hike for all levels. Excellent place for bird watching.

We make a point of hiking here at least once a year. The learning facility is excellent with many... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Asbury, New Jersey
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Take a long day hike see the reservoir no swimming. Bring a kayak. This could be your perfect day... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great for a good round trip hike, about 5.5 mi. Can make it longer. One drawback is that there aren't enough places to sit for some 82 yr olds. Aside from the visitor's center, i count only 7 benches on all trails, but there is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dorine E
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We make a point of hiking here at least once a year. The learning facility is excellent with many displays, clean restrooms and ample parking. Hikes are available in different areas, and in different levels of difficulty. The "lake" is quite large and provides much...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tinandan2018
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Take a long day hike see the reservoir no swimming. Bring a kayak. This could be your perfect day rain or shine; on rainy days the place takes on a whole new adventure destination.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Wonderful place to enjoy nature and boating, the staff is extremely knowledgable and very pleasant. The visitors center is great!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Donna L
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I love this well kept secret. Trails are beautifully maintained. It's always nice and quiet and safe. Great place to clear your mind and get in touch with nature. Quite the Warren County Gem

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank meg4c
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Our family has made a traditional circuit hike around Merrill Creek for many years in the winter time. The quiet serenity and natural beauty of this place captivates the soul, and we so appreciate the lack of annoying signs/warnings/etc. that spoil other natural preserves. Staff...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank JeffinNJ
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My family loves to visit often. The visitor's center has interesting exhibits about local wildlife. There are also many trails of different lengths, depending on how long we are able to spend there.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Love this place! We come here about 5 times a year, nice hikes, and great for boating as well. Some wildlife in the area as well.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Been here many times. The place is great for hiking but most of all, we love to go out on the water in our kayaks. As no gas engines are allowed, it is peaceful for us. The visitor's center is nice and very educational. They...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Judith F
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

A nice place to kayak. Easy to unload your boat. Lots of parking. Helpful staff. Nice clean restrooms at the visitors center.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Susan N
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