Appalachian Trail: NJ 94 to Warwick Turnpike

This sweet 5.3-miler charges up Wawayanda Mountain, crosses a 19th century iron bridge, and cruises past Luther’s Rock, a boulder left by retreating glaciers.
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This sweet 5.3-miler charges up Wawayanda Mountain, crosses a 19th century iron bridge, and cruises past Luther’s Rock, a boulder left by retreating glaciers.

Shelters: Wawayanda Shelter; sleeps 6.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 9.0

Waypoints

WPT043

Location: 41.2131500244141, -74.4450988769531

Trail to Pinwheel Vista

WPT038

Location: 41.2143669128418, -74.420768737793

Barret Rd.

WPT033

Location: 41.2022018432617, -74.3972473144531

Trail to Wawayanda Shelter

WPT039

Location: 41.2160148620606, -74.4314804077148

Stream

WPT035

Location: 41.2028656005859, -74.4010314941406

Wawayanda Rd. AT zigs E then turns sharply R in .15 mi.

ZZZ029

Location: 41.2016983032227, -74.3910827636719

Warwick Turnpike

WPT037

Location: 41.2037658691406, -74.4113006591797

Stream. Turn L on Iron Mtn. Road, crossing stream .2 mi. before turning R off the road

ZZZ044

Location: 41.2194328308106, -74.4552688598633

NJ 94; parking available in small lot at trailhead. AT continues straight entering cow pasture. Note: Southwest on road in the town of Vernon, NJ is the site of the St. Thomas Episcopal Church Hostel (2.3 mi.)

DSCF0447

Location: 41.203182220459, -74.400634765625

WPT031

Location: 41.2012596130371, -74.3963470458984

Blue-blazed William Hoeferlin Trail leads to park office and water. If you keep heading N on AT, you will soon reach the pond outlet

WPT032

Location: 41.1982116699219, -74.3976364135742

Park office

DSCF0447

Location: 41.203182220459, -74.400634765625

DSCF0451

Location: 41.2159156799316, -74.4312133789062