Holy Hike #5: 12 June 2021
Meet at the Sourlands Mountain Preserve at 9am for a beautiful hike among boulder fields and leafy trails. Let's gather in the parking lot near the trailhead. If you would like to meet and carpool from CHS, I will be there at 8:30.
Here's the skinny:
DIRECTIONS TO SOURLAND MOUNTAIN PRESERVE
421 East Mountain Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844
From Route 287
Follow Route 287 South to Exit 17 (Somerville/Routes 202/206 South). When the highways split, take Route 206 South. Follow the Route 206 South directions.
Follow Route 287 North to Route 22 West. Follow the Route 22 directions below.
From Route 22
Follow Route 22 to Routes 202/206 South. When the highways split take Route 206 South. Follow directions from Route 206 South.
After Milltown Road in Bridgewater, take the next exit off of Route 22 eastbound, onto Route 28 East. After 2 miles, Route 28 will intersect Route 206 South. Follow directions from Route 206 South.
Follow Route 206 through Somerville and Hillsborough - approximately six miles from the Somerville Circle to Route 514 which is Amwell Road. Make a right turn onto Amwell Road and proceed two miles to East Mountain Road. Turn left onto East Mountain Road. Travel for two miles, and you will see the Sourland Mountain Preserve entrance sign on the right.
Follow Route 206 through Princeton and Montgomery. Traveling up a small ramp, make a left onto Route 601. Follow Route 601 for a half mile, and make a right turn onto East Mountain Road by Carrier Foundation. Travel for one mile, and you will see the Sourland Mountain Preserve entrance sign on the left.
Map and Driving Directions (link to MapQuest)
See you on the 12th!
Many thanks to those folks who made the hike so enjoyable! Here are some pictures:
Julie Reading with views of Sourlands behind.