Short Loop Hike to the Top of the Tourne

Tourne County Park

View from the DeCamp Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin View from the DeCamp Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This hike explores the Wildflower Area and climbs to the top of the Tourne.

40.90761, -74.432459

The 547-acre Tourne County Park is the only remaining undeveloped fragment of the Great Boonton Tract, purchased by David Ogden, Colonial Attorney-General of New Jersey, in 1739. The highlight of the park is the 897-foot-high Tourne, which is reached by the DeCamp Trail, a wide gravel road built over a century ago by Clarence Addington DeCamp, who owned much of the land now preserved as a park...

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September 18, 2011
Green Pond Mtn?
<P>Not so sure that West facing view near the top of the Tourne shows Green Pond Mtn.&nbsp; --- to me it looks more like the Wildcat Ridge and Farny State Park mountains.</P>
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