Abram S. Hewitt State Forest

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Abram S. Hewitt State Forest

New Jersey

(973) 853-4462

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Overview

Abram S. Hewitt State Forest covers 2,001 acres located in Passaic County, West Milford Township . The forest is isolated and untouched, accessible only on foot. Marshes and wetlands are scattered throughout the forest with several brooks and streams crisscrossing the lower areas. Hemlock and oak are the dominant species of this relatively undisturbed forest. A section of Bearfort Ridge reaches into Hewitt State Forest, offering hikers a challenging climb with a rewarding view.

Map of Abram S. Hewitt State Forest (NJ)

Latitude, Longitude: 41.157138, -74.360447

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Activities

  • Hiking

    There are a variety of hiking trails available, including a portion of the Appalachian Trail. A section of Bearfort Ridge reaches into Hewitt State Forest, offering hikers a challenging climb with a rewarding view.

  • Hunting

    Parts of Abram S. Hewitt State Forest are open for hunting, is a good spot for hunting deer.

  • Winter Sports

    Cross country skiing is a popular sport in the winter.

Directions

Driving

Abram S. Hewitt State Forest is located in Hewitt off of Warwick Turnpike. The forest can be reached by taking Route 23 to Union Valley Road into West Milford. At the light past the town hall, bear left and continue on Union Valley Road. At the next fork in the road, turn left onto White Road and at the next intersection turn right. Parking is along both sides of Warwick Turnpike. Trails start near stream.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(973) 853-4462

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