Tag Archives: Pequannock

Exploring Pompton Aquatic Park! (Passaic County Parks)


Pompton Aquatic Park Passaic County Park System

Welcome! Today’s virtual hike will take us on a journey through a preserved floodplain forest of the Pompton River, a major tributary of the Passaic River.

Our hike will be in Pompton Aquatic Park (part of the Passaic County Park System). The park runs through sections of Wayne, Pompton Lakes and Pequannock. The park is about an estimated 78 acres (with 28 acres located in Wayne and Pompton Lakes and 46 acres located in Pequannock).

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Signs of Spring


Signs of spring slowly in February when Skunk Cabbage flowers start to appear.

Skunk Cabbage Flowers

Skunk Cabbage Flowers

I think it is important to show how nature is renewing itself after winter. Enjoy the spring photography tour!

Dutchman Breeches in Franklin Lakes Lorrimer Sanctuary

Dutchman Breeches in Franklin Lakes Lorrimer Sanctuary

Dwarf Ginseng in Ridgewood's Grove Park

Dwarf Ginseng in Ridgewood’s Grove Park

False Hellebore Sprouting in Ridgewood's Grove Park

False Hellebore Sprouting in Ridgewood’s Grove Park

Vernal Pond in Pequannock's Cherry Street Park

Vernal Pond in Pequannock’s Cherry Street Park

Trout Lilies carpeting floor of Hackensack's Borg's Woods

Trout Lilies carpeting floor of Hackensack’s Borg’s Woods

Spicebush blooming in Hackensack's Borg's Woods with understory of Skunk Cabbage

Spicebush blooming in Hackensack’s Borg’s Woods with understory of Skunk Cabbage

Pink Lady Slipper

Pink Lady Slipper at Silas Condict County Park Kinnelon, NJ

 

Check out Plants of New Jersey to discover more!

Pequannock River Coalition’s 2010 Winter Hike!


Just found out the picture below taken on the 2010 winter hike with the Pequannock River Coalition (Defunct as of 2020) appeared in its bi-monthly newsletter!

Beaver Dam

Beaver Dam

It was a great hike-very informative. I encourage all to learn more about the Pequannock River Coalition and its efforts. I will finish this post with some more pictures from the hike:

Bobcat Track

Bobcat Track

White Oak

White Oak

Winter Scene

Winter Scene