Bridge repairs went well but the dusting of snow made it interesting to find the bad boards. There’s a lot of leftover lumber too so we will continue in the spring.
Sourland Trail Day November 19th
Sourland Volunteer Trail Maintenance May 21
2022 Somerset County Parks Trail Work Days Announced
The Somerset County Park Commission has published their “Volunteer Park Patrol” schedule for 2022. JORBA and the Park Rangers partner closely on trail maintenance projects and all are welcome to join and lend a hand. Official events will be posted here on the site as we get closer but for now, save these dates! Washington…
Sourland Mountain Preserve Park Report 2021
2021 was a slower than normal year for trail work at the Sourlands due to the on-going pandemic, but also because all of the good sustainable work put in during prior years. The big project this year was a complete re-blazing of all the trails within the park. JORBA was not involved in this process…
Somerset County Volunteer Park Patrol Schedule
Somerset County Parks is running it’s volunteer park patrol at Sourlands and Washington Valley.
Trail Closures at Sourland Mountain Preserve
The Somerset County Park Commission have closed the yellow trail at the connector. Devil’s Half Acre and the yellow trial going around is CLOSED until further notice. The pink trail going through Devil’s Half Acre is CLOSED until further notice.
Sourlands Chapter Report
2020 was a quiet year for Trail Maintenance at Sourlands, but a huge year for park use due the pandemic and its consequences. The Parks Commission suspended VPP for 2020, so no official trail work days for JORBA or volunteers. The Park Rangers did a good job keeping the trails clear while being taxed by…
New Tool Repair Stand at Sourlands
New Park Tool Repair Station installed at Sourlands