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Eagle Rock Yellow and Red Trail Loop

Montclair, New Jersey



1.33 miles

Elevation Gain

105 ft

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The Eagle Rock Yellow and Red Trail Loop in Montclair, New Jersey is a moderate difficulty hiking trail. Spanning approximately 1.33 miles, the trail offers a variety of terrain, including forested areas, rocky inclines, and open fields. The trail is marked by yellow and red blazes, making it easy to follow. One of the key features of this trail is the Eagle Rock, a large, prominent rock formation that provides panoramic views of the surrounding area. The trail also passes by a small lake, providing opportunities for bird watching and wildlife spotting. Hikers should be prepared for some steep sections, particularly near the Eagle Rock. Proper footwear is recommended due to the rocky terrain. The trail is open year-round, but can be particularly beautiful in the fall when the leaves change color. Despite its moderate difficulty, the trail is suitable for all skill levels, making it a popular choice for locals and visitors alike. In terms of amenities, there are restrooms and picnic areas at the trailhead. There are also several other trails in the area for those looking to extend their hike.
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