Norvin Green State Forest

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Norvin Green State Forest

150 Snake Den Rd., Ringwood, NJ 07456
973-962-7031
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Property Description

The undisturbed forest and rugged terrain of Norvin Green offers sanctuary for birds and other wildlife. Part of the Wyanokie Wilderness Area, the forest is near Wanaque Reservoir and is home to an extensive trail system built from old logging roads. Several trails link up with public and private facilities, including the Weis Ecology Center and reservoir property. The existing trails, either old forest roads or new trails constructed by volunteers, are perfect for nature walks and other outdoor classroom activities. With hills ranging from 400 to 1,300 feet in elevation, Norvin Green provides the avid hiker with scenic vistas, including the New York skyline, Burnt Meadow Brook and Lake Sonoma. The property is accessible by foot only. Facilities and activities include trails, boating / canoeing (electric motors only), birding, fishing and hunting. Winter sports include ice fishing and cross-country skiing.