• Free Guided Hikes On New Year’s Day

    The New Jersey State Park Service will conduct free guided hikes, walks, interpretive tours and other special outdoor activities at 15 locations across the state on New Year’s Day as part of the annual America’s State Parks...

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  • Twilight Hilltop Hike March 27

    On Wednesday, March 27, the Hilltop Conservancy and the Essex County Environmental Center are going to be sponsoring at twilight hike in the Hilltop Reservation. From 7 to 8:30 p.m., you can ioin naturalists for an evening...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Spring Recreation Adds Hiking, Registration Monday

    The Verona Recreation Department has lined up 20 different programs for children this spring, including a new hiking program. Online and in-person registration will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday March 4. The Hilltop Reservation has developed...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Verona View: The Hilltop & Sandy

    Photographer: Dan Robinson We’ve seen, all too well, the damage that Hurricane Sandy did to our homes and  street trees, and to the homes, schools and businesses on our Atlantic shoreline. What most of us haven’t seen...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Walk The Lenape Trail

    The black bears that have been wandering through our area may have been exploring the Lenape Trail, but you can explore it too on Monday, October 8. The FreeWalkers, a group that promotes long-distance walking, is holding...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Family Bike, Hike On The Hilltop

    The eighth annual family bike ride or hike at the Hilltop Reservation is coming up. The Hilltop Conservancy has scheduled this year’s event for Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to noon. The route is about 1.5...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Hilltop Hike On Saturday

    Tomorrow, Saturday March 31, you can take a hike with the Hilltop Conservancy to see the restoration work that the group has been doing on the Hilltop and get a sense of the flora, fauna and wildlife...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Hikes With Swimming

    We are getting to that point in to summer when we all need something different to do with the kids. The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference has obliged with a new post of hikes in and around...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Walk Across New Jersey

    This Saturday, while Verona’s Little League teams are walking from Verona Park to Everett Field for the opening day of baseball season, you can walk across New Jersey. And chances are, you won’t be alone. The FreeWalkers,...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • More Things To Do On A Half Day

    On Monday, we put up five suggestions for activities for this week’s half days. Our goal was to give the kids some new options and their parents fun that wouldn’t break the bank. Here are five more...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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