CATFISH POND

Kittatinny Mountains, Warren County NJ


Directions:

From exit 12 on I-80;
take County Road 521 north to Blairstown;
after about 5 miles, junction with NJ 94;
Make a left here and, after another .2 miles, turn right at the blinker.
Drive through Blairstown on Bridge Street, do not make the sharp right on 521. When you come to the end of Bridge Street, at the top of a sharp rise, bear right and then make the next left.
This road, the Millbrook-Blairstown Road (County Road 602), will take you in 6.2 miles to a trailhead for the AT, which is at the top of the ridge.

You'll see the ridge and the fire tower looming in front of you as you approach the area. Parking for a few cars can be found near the gate on the left side of the road. Additional parking is located on the right about 150 yards west, in a small area just off the road.


Located on the shores of Catfish Pond is the Mohican Outdoor Center a former Boy Scout camp.  Six cabins have bunkroom accomodations.


Trails:

Start the hike at the gate, heading south on the AT.

Counterclockwise hike: southwest to Catfish Pond and Camp Mohican, and then east, and then returning going northeast past lookout tower.