Live in Northern New Jersey? Be sure to Check Out Ramapo Mountain State Forest via Macevoy, Cannonball, and Castle Point Trail

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30 Skyline Drive, Oakland, NJ. If you are driving from south, it is on your left: ramapo mountain state forest castle point trail - parking lot MacEvoy trail seems to be really nice trail, mixed with little bit of rocky climbs: ramapo mountain state forest castle point trail - rocky area I got little bit lost by taking right at the Ramapo Lake, which led us to Cannonball trail. Unless you want to check out Cannonball trail, you should stay on the lake trail. ramapo mountain state forest castle point trail - map Castle Point trail gives a good ascend to the mountain top, with some rocky climbs: ramapo mountain state forest castle point trail - trail start ramapo mountain state forest castle point trail - rocky area 2 A short hike, and you will be greeted with the castle ruin and a great view: ramapo mountain state forest castle point trail - castle ruin ramapo mountain state forest castle point trail - scenery from castle ruin A little more hike up, you will see the fire tower: ramapo mountain state forest castle point trail - fire tower ramapo mountain state forest castle point trail - fire tower inside On the way down, since we did not get through the lake, we stopped by the beautiful rocks that showed us beautiful view of the lake: ramapo mountain state forest castle point trail - ramapo lake Check out the complete trail video, conveniently broken down by different sections: 00:00 – Start at the parking lot 13:55 – A Short View of Ramapo Lake 15:30 – Cannonball Trail 30:30 – Castle Point Trail 37:23 – Half Point Scenery 38:40 – Castle Ruin 46:55 – Fire Tower 50:30 – The Peak 52:20 -  Lake Scenery Be sure to check out rest of the complete hiking coverage videos

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