Abram S. Hewitt State Forest

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Abram S. Hewitt State Forest
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A group of hikers overlooking a lake in Abram S. Hewitt State Forest.
Abram S. Hewitt State Forest is located in New Jersey
Abram S. Hewitt State Forest
Abram S. Hewitt State Forest is located in the United States
Abram S. Hewitt State Forest
LocationPassaic County
Coordinates41°11′8.5363″N 74°19′52.9500″W / 41.185704528°N 74.331375000°W / 41.185704528; -74.331375000Coordinates: 41°11′8.5363″N 74°19′52.9500″W / 41.185704528°N 74.331375000°W / 41.185704528; -74.331375000[1]
Area2,001-acre (8.10 km2)
Opened1951
Operated byNew Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata

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.[2] 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.[3]

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  1. ^ http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/abram.html
  2. ^ Olson, D. M; E. Dinerstein; et al. (2001). "Terrestrial Ecoregions of the World: A New Map of Life on Earth". BioScience. 51 (11): 933–938. doi:10.1641/0006-3568(2001)051[0933:TEOTWA]2.0.CO;2.
  3. ^ http://www.nynjtc.org/park/abram-hewitt-state-forest