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Cedar Swamp Trail

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A short but lovely run in the woods through a rare White Cedar swamp.


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1.6

Miles

2.6

KM

99%

Runnable

1,553' 473 m

High

1,496' 456 m

Low

34' 10 m

Up

76' 23 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · Wildlife

Description

The trail is a very level doubletrack path through a wetland created by a retreating glacier over 15,000 years ago. The path follows through dense forests and cross an open boggy area on a boardwalk. A myriad of interesting plants can be seen throughout this loop.

There are also numbered stops that correspond to a guidebook that can be found here.

Flora & Fauna

Many great plants and trees: Atlantic White Cedars, spruce trees, the carnivorous pitcher plant, rhododendron, large ferns, black gums, and the White Calla among many more.

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Lou Poulas

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A lovely boardwalk through Cedar Swamp in High Point State Park, NJ
Oct 16, 2018 near Sussex, NJ
Cedar Swamp is chock full of small spots of beauty like this one,
Oct 16, 2018 near Sussex, NJ

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