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Holmdel Park Hike

Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Presented by: New Jersey Chp LGBT Section
Level: Easy
Location: Holmdel Park, 44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel NJ 07733

Date: Saturday, July 26 Time: 9:00 AM Place: Holmdel Park, 44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel NJ 07733 Meet at: Longstreet Farm / Pond View parking lot Event: 4-6 mile hike (duration will depend upon temperature/humidity extremes) Holmdel Park is a 565 acre site that contains historic Longstreet Farm as well as the David C. Shaw Aboretum. Walking trails wind through the shady woods and rolling hills. The rolling terrain will challenge some hikers. We’ll begin by hiking 3-4 miles through largely shaded forest paths. After a lunch break we’ll decide, depending upon climate conditions, whether to hike another 2 miles or, if heat and humidity are extreme, we can instead tour the Aboretum. This hike is being offered in conjunction with Sundance Outdoor Adventure Society. What to Bring: · Water · Sunscreen (and a hat if you wish!) · Snacks · Lunch · Birders may wish to bring binoculars; I have noticed bird feeders throughout the park · Directions: Garden State Parkway to Exit 114. Southbound, turn right onto Red Hill Rd; northbound, turn left onto Red Hill Rd. Follow Red Hill Rd. to Crawfor's Corner/Everett Rd., turn right (heading west). Follow Crawford's Corner/Everett Rd. to Roberts Rd., turn left. Follow Roberts Rd. to Longstreet Rd., turn right to Park on left. State Hwy. 34 to Roberts Rd. (1.75 miles north of Rt. 520). Southbound, turn left; northbound, turn right. Follow Roberts Rd. to Longstreet Rd., turn left. Park is on left. State Hwy. 35 to Holmdel/Keyport Rd. Northbound, turn left; southbound, turn right. Follow Holmdel/Keyport Rd. to Crawfords Corner Rd., turn left. Continue to Longstreet Rd., turn right Park is on right. Contact: Robert Zitzman Email: