Appalachain Trail (South Bound)

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New Jersey, United States, North America
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Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Time Required:
Half a day
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Appalachain Trail (South Bound)
Created On: Apr 11, 2005
Last Edited On: Feb 18, 2006


Start from the Camp Road Trailhead.
Summary: From New York City, eastern Connecticut, and points north:
1) New York Thruway south to 287 south to Route I-80 or GW Bridge to I-80
2) Take I-80 west to Exit 12 (NJ 521) Take right fork in exit, follow signs for Blairstown.
3) NJ 521 north to NJ 94 turn left (south)
4) NJ 94 south for 1.1 miles thru Blairstown to Mohican Rd
5) Right on to Mohican Road
6) Follow directions below from Mohican Road
From central New Jersey:
1) Rt- 31 north until it ends
2) Left on NJ 46 west approx 1 mile to NJ 519
3) NJ 519 north to NJ 521 in Hope
4) NJ 521 north to NJ 94, turn left (south)
5) NJ 94 south for 1.1 miles thru Blairstown to Mohican Road; Right on to Mohican Road
6) Follow directions below from Mohican Road
From Pennsylvania & Philadelphia:
1) NE Extension of PA Turnpike to US 22 East (Lehigh Valley Exit #33)
2) Take US-22 east to PA-33 North
3) PA-33 North to I-80 East
4) I-80 east to NJ-94
5) NJ-94 north about 7 miles to traffic light, new A&P Shopping Center on left
6) about 1 mile past light turn left on Mohican Road
From Mohican Road:
7) Follow Mohican Road 3½ miles to Gaisler Road CAUTION: This is a winding-road with
several forks always bear right at the Ys.
8) Turn left on Gaisler Road and go ½ mile.
9) Turn right on Camp Road (just before "Children Playing" sign). This turns into a dirt road.
10) Park at the Appalachian Trail.
Take the white blazed trail that is to your left as you drive in.
Note- Mohican Road is now known as Camp Road.

Route Description

Start at Camp Road, head into the woods on the Southbound A.T.
At 0.6 miles there is a view point to the east.
At 1.5 miles there is another view to the east.
At 1.9 miles the Blue blazed Kaiser Road Trail joins in to the west.
At 2.2 miles the Kaiser Road intersects on the east.
At 2.4 miles you will cross in to Worthington State Forest.
At 2.6 miles you will reack the main summit of Mt. Mohican. return same way.

Essential Gear

Normal day hike gear. in winter / early spring snowshoes/ crampons are recomended. Very little water aviable along trail. So fill up at the MOC.

Miscellaneous Info

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