Take breaks and camp away from trails and other visitors. In 0.7 mile, turn left onto East Main Street and proceed for 0.2 mile to the parking area for Dismal Harmony Natural Area, on the right. Click on the hikers to get directions or view the map for that trail. About 25 minutes to crossover Tingley. Download Trail Map PDF . We love Dismal Harmony Natural Area and there is plenty of easy to moderate hiking in this area. RSS Feed Author. It is surrounded by nature and lush vegetation with access to Donevan Recreation Complex and a number of parks including Farewell Park and Eastbourne Park. Cover and disguise the cathole when finished. Lots of choices off the main trail. Interesting ruins and the legend rock was a little disappointing. The Dismal Swamp Canal is located along the eastern edge of the Great Dismal Swamp in Virginia and North Carolina in the United States. Common Sense - Pay attention to your environment, your energy, and the condition of your companions. We could not find a re entry point off of Woodland Road as All Trails shows... but if you turn left in advance of the Woodland Terrace exit, you can loop back, but it is not the loop All Trails Maps. If you have a mobile device, download Avenza’s free PDF Maps app and grab some GPS-enhanced Trail Conference maps (a backup Tyvek or paper version of the map is good to have just in case your batteries die or you don't have service). Natural pool and natural water slide. It is easily accessed from the road or from a side trail off of the appalachian Trail. Large spacious campsites, tucked in among grand old oak and maple trees, feature nice views, good privacy, a lantern pole, and corral for horses. Keep fires small. Check the batteries before you start out and have extras in your pack. The north trailhead is located at the intersection of US 17 and George Washington Highway and runs south for 8.3 miles along the Dismal Swamp Canal, which is also the eastern border trailhead, I only tracked 3.5 miles to do the complete route. A safe and environmentally friendly way of getting to and from work, school, shopping, or a nearby park, the trails are a great place to gather and enjoy the outdoors with friends and family. It is anything but "dismal"! Take a sack lunch and the usual day trip gear. Walk single file in the middle of the trail, even when wet or muddy. It would be hard to think of a more inapt name for this beautiful nature preserve  -- one of the nicest places to hike in Morris County. Most of the hike is along a stream and almost a small gorge. But a destination. When you have eliminated the JavaScript , whatever remains must be an empty page. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips. Check out some map-reading basics here. Good campsites are found, not made. Discover trails like Dismal Harmony Natural Area New Jersey, find information like trail length, elevation, difficulty, activities, and nearby businesses. Did your companion fail to bring rain gear? Mendham, within Morris County has 55 miles of trails - all within 45 min of NYC. DESCRIPTION: If there ever were a park with an inapt name, this is it. Protect riparian areas by camping at least 200 feet from lakes and streams. Never feed animals. Consider splitting larger groups into smaller groups. While the campground is designed for equestrian campers, all campers are welcomed. Only use sticks from the ground that can be broken by hand. Thu 10am - 5:30pm. Check the weather forecast before you head out. We also stopped at Legend Rock. The north trail head is located at 1246 Dismal Swamp Canal Trail, close to the intersection of George Washington Highway South/Business US 17 and Dominion Boulevard South/US 17 in Chesapeake, VA. 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