Turkey Mountain Loop #1

Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area

Waterfall along the Yellow Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin Waterfall along the Yellow Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This loop hike follows woods roads and footpaths up Turkey Mountain, passing remains of old quarries.

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Walk back to the entrance to the parking area and cross Boonton Avenue on a crosswalk just north of Mars Court. At a sign for “Turkey Mt. 100 Steps Trail,” the Yellow Trail begins. Follow this trail, which parallels the road at first, then crosses beneath overhead power lines. It bears right and follows a footpath through the woods, with the power lines on the right. At one point, it comes out...

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October 13, 2015
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<p>A nice hike. However, when reentering the woods from the Stony Brook Road, it was difficult for a short distance (1/4 - 1/2 mile) to find the yellow blazes. There is a yellow &nbsp;blaze on a down tree that we eventually found, but, without the help of two other hikers, it would have take quite a while.&nbsp;</p>
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