Hiking Cataract Park in Long Valley NJ

Hiking Cataract Park in Long Valley NJ

In this video we take a short but steep and scenic hike in Washington Township in western Morris County New Jersey. Cataract Park’s wooded trails lead to cascading waterfalls and a cave that was once known as Young’s Mine.

Plan your visit to Cataract Park – https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/new-jersey/cataract-park-red-trail

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Hiking Gnome Hollow Preserve in Warren County NJ

In this New Jersey park tour video I explore the trail network at Gnome Hollow Preserve located in Frelinghuysen Township. After parking on Stillwater Road I pass beyond a former Christmas Tree Grove, unique rock formations, and of course GNOMES!

Learn more about Ridge & Valley Conservancy and plan your visit to Gnome Hollow Preserve – http://www.ridgeandvalleyconservancy.org/gnomehollowpreserve
Navigate to the preserve via Google Maps – https://goo.gl/maps/PGNWTz82c9xoVLhu8

Waterfall and Vista Hike at Schooley’s Mountain

Waterfall and Vista Hike at Schooley’s Mountain

Waterfall and Vista Hike at Schooley’s Mountain

Schooley’s Mountain County Park
Washington Township, NJ

On this narrated hike I take the blue trail to the white trail to reach the picturesque waterfalls and overlook at Schooley’s Mountain. I also pause to admire The Boathouse, Lake George, The Lodge, and Loree Chapel.

Plan your visit to Schooley’s Mountain – https://www.morrisparks.net/index.php/parks/schooleys-mountain-county-park/

Set your GPS to the main parking lot – https://goo.gl/maps/PizoqETUDGy3R2p19

Hiking Dismal Harmony Natural Area in Mendham NJ

Hiking Dismal Harmony Natural Area in Mendham NJWith over 100 acres of open space and 4+ miles of hiking trails this Morris County parkland offers diverse scenery to explore.

Plan your visit to Dismal Harmony – https://www.hikemendham.org/

Wood Turtle with three legs

Wood Turtle with three legs

Morris County, NJ

Despite having only a nub and scar tissue for its front left leg this Wood Turtle seemed to be getting around well.

Wood Turtle is an NJ state threatened species. Report your threatened and endangered wildlife sightings here – https://www.nj.gov/dep/fgw/tandespp.htm

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail at Delaware Water Gap

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Raccoon Ridge, Blairstown NJ
More info on the Tiger Swallowtail – https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/pollinators/pollinator-of-the-month/TigerSwallowtail.shtml

Seaside Dragonlet at Cattus Island

Seaside Dragonlet
Cattus Island County Park, Toms River NJ
Learn more about the Seaside Dragonlet – https://njodes.org/Pages/SpeciesAccount.aspx?id=459
Learn more about Cattus Island County Park – https://youtu.be/KSS0HXT2r_8

Exploring Cattus Island County Park in Toms River NJ

Exploring Cattus Island County in Toms River, NJ

Located just 6 miles from Seaside Heights, Cattus Island is a great nature retreat on your visit to the Jersey Shore. With a nicely developed trail system this Ocean County New Jersey Park is perfect for stretching your legs and/or nature study.

Learn more about Cattus Island County Park – https://www.oceancountyparks.org/frmRegContentPrks?ID=0751673c-9513-4ecc-8f3e-3e65b0f2ec45

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Green Heron at the Newark Watershed in Newfoundland NJ

Green Heron at the Newark Watershed in Newfoundland NJ

Green Heron at the Newark Watershed in Newfoundland NJ

If you’ve ever wondered what the inside of a Green Heron’s mouth looks like this is the video for you.

More info on the Green Heron – https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Green_Heron/overview

Filmed with the Canon SL2 + Tamron SP 150-600mm G2 Lens

See the behind the scenes making of this footage here – https://www.facebook.com/davidblinderrealtor/videos/288527362231277/