Abram S. Hewitt State Forest
|Abram S. Hewitt State Forest|
A group of hikers overlooking a lake in Abram S. Hewitt State Forest.
|Area||2,001-acre (8.10 km2)|
|Operated by||New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry|
Abram S. Hewitt State Forest is a state forest by Hewitt in northwestern New Jersey that is 2,001 acres (8.10 km2). It is on the Bearfort Ridge of unusual conglomerate between Greenwood Lake and Upper Greenwood Lake. Its forests are part of the Northeastern coastal forests ecoregion. It has a number of overlooks and colorful bedrock. It is accessible only on foot, with trails including the Bearfort Trail, 3.0 miles (4.8 km) and white-blazed. Another trail is the Quail trail, 2.4 miles (3.9 km) and orange-blazed. Another is the Ernest Walter trail, 1.9 miles (3.1 km) and yellow-blazed. Also, the 1.2 miles (1.9 km) State Line trail is blazed with blue on white. Lastly, the Appalachian Trail traverses the forest's northwest corner along its route. The Appalachian Trail is approximately 2,200 miles (3,500 km) long.
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