Northern Stony Brook Greenway
Located along the ridge of Sourland Mountains.
From Flemington; head south on US 202/NJ 31 south to the jughandle for Wertsville Road (County 602) heading east; drive 3.3 miles to Rileyville Road (County 607) and turn right; drive a little less than two miles and turn right on Mountain Road; drive 0.6 of a mile to the parking area on the left.
The property straddles the Hunterdon/Mercer County line.
early 1920s -- last time the woods were cut.
The land is privately owned, but is protected through easements by the Delaware and Raritan Greenway, Inc.
woodlands, wetlands, open meadows
box turtle, snapping turtle, woodcocks
three miles of trails
Yellow Trail -- begins at the parking area and heads through woodlands to a junction with the orange trail and on.
Orange Trail -- descends to wetland; ends at a junction with the yellow trail.
Blue Trail -- ascends through large boulders to the top of the hill. At one point it begins and ends with the Yellow Trail.
Carya ovata (shagbark hickory)
Fraxinus americana (white ash)
Juglans nigra (black walnut)
Liriodendron tulipifera (tulip tree)
Quercus rubra (red oak)
Sassafras albidum (sassafras)
Shrubs and sub-shrubs:
Lindera benzoin (spicebush)
Viburnum spp. (viburnum)