This is an exciting hike along a dramatic glacial stream gorge with tons of boulders that have tumbled down the mountain. Your dog will enjoy the wet scents and sensations of the Electric Brook where, even in summer, there is water. A lot of little waterfalls and quiet pools will keep Fido busy, and the hike down the mountain is easy on the Patriots’ Path.
Cross the street and enter the woods at the wooden signpost for Patriots’ Path, a white-blazed trail that traverses much of Morris County, connecting many federal, state, county, and municipal green spaces. Patriots’ Path immediately bears left, heading slowly up Schooley’s Mountain. At 0.5 mile, go left onto the unblazed Boulder Gorge Trail on a steep downhill.
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