Finding Less-Traveled Trails Workshop

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The most popular trails and outdoor destinations in our region all have alternatives that are equally spectacular—and we’re sharing our favorite trails less traveled.

Join experienced hiking/trail running guide and author of Circuit Hikes in Harriman Don Weise to discover trails less traveled.

The workshop offers two activities - a pre-hike and talk. Attendees can join for one or both activities.

5:30 pm - Pre-talk hike:
Brisk 2.5-mile moderate hike, starting and ending at the Trail Conference Headquarters, will explore trail improvements made at Ramapo Valley County Reservation, including improved access to a scenic waterfall.

7:00 pm - Talk:
Join us in our historic Headquarters as Don shares secret spots in the region, away from the crowds, and perfect for your next hike or run now that spring is here. 

About the Instructor

Don Weise has been wandering the mountains and trails of the U.S. and Europe for nearly 50 years, and has led guided hikes for the WWW/West Milford 13ers hiking clubs since the mid-1990s. He is the author of two books, Circuit Hikes in Harriman and West Milford Baker’s Dozen. As Director of Development and Membership for the Trail Conference, Don also leads regular Member Appreciation hikes and Saturday morning trail runs. He is a volunteer trail maintainer, serves on the West Milford Environmental Commission, and is an outspoken advocate for land and trail preservation.


May 11th, 2023 from  5:30 PM to  8:00 PM
Trail Conference Headquarters
600 Ramapo Valley Road
Mahwah, NJ
United States
Additional event information
Coordinator Don Weise
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