National Wildlife Refuge System

WALLKILL RIVER
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

1547 County Route 565
Sussex, NJ, 07461
Phone: 973-702-7266
E-mail: wallkillriver@fws.gov

APPALACHIAN TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more

Special Features

  • Perfect place to introduce someone to nature
National Historic Trail

The Appalachian Trail is a 2,175-mile long public footpath, conceived in 1921, completed in 1937 and passing through 14 of the eastern United States.

DAGMAR DALE NATURE TRAIL SOUTH LOOP

Trail Information

  • Length: 0.81 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 3.5
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Mowed

Special Features

  • Wildlife photography
  • Perfect place to introduce someone to nature

LIBERTY LOOP TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 2.47 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 1.8
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Mowed

Special Features

  • That honk you hear is natural
  • Perfect place to introduce someone to nature

WOOD DUCK NATURE TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 1.51 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 1.4
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Mowed

Special Features

  • "Wild thing, I think I love you"
  • Perfect place to introduce someone to nature
Last updated: October 28, 2010