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We frequently visit Ramapo Reservation with our pups as it’s a dog-friendly park with a nice network of trails. As you enter from the parking lot, you will cross a steel bridge over the Ramapo River.
The Ramapo River is a tributary of the Pompton River, running for approximately 30 miles from southern New York into northern New Jersey. The section in the park attracts fishermen and kayakers,
The loop around Scarlet Oak Pond, to the right after the bridge, travels between the river and the pond for a little while before turning in towards the mountains.
Ramapo Reservation Posts:
Location: 608 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, NJ 07430
Designation: County Park
Date designated or established: 1972
Date of my visit: 8/25/2019