top of page

Past Events

50 most recent events

Pine Spruce Branches 9_edited.png
Pine Spruce Branches 9_edited.png

AFW City Path: Philadelphia Flower Show on Monday 3/4/24 (Snow Date Thurs 3/7/24)

AFW City Path: Philadelphia Flower Show on Monday 3/4/24 (Snow Date Thurs 3/7/24)

Tour the Philadelphia Flower Show (including walking the exhibits, view horit-court, market and maker space).
Difficulty/Pace: Easy/Leisurely (4 hr tour that may cover about 3 miles)
Event Coordinator: Mickey
Ticket Cost: $ 65 Member/ $70 Non-member
*Ticket sale ends at 9pm on 2/22/24*

AFW Hike: Anthony's Nose via Camp Smith Trail, NY on Sunday 3/3/2024

AFW Hike: Anthony's Nose via Camp Smith Trail, NY on Sunday 3/3/2024

Approximately 3-4 mile shuttle hike
Difficulty/Pace: Easy-Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Kay

AFW Hike: High Mountain Preserve, Wayne, NJ on Saturday 3/2/2024

AFW Hike: High Mountain Preserve, Wayne, NJ on Saturday 3/2/2024

4 miles., some wet spots. Views of Verrazano Bridge and beyond from summit of High Mountainif clear
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate+/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Amy

AFW Hike: Jenny Jump Forest, Allamuchy, NJ on Sunday 2/25/2024

AFW Hike: Jenny Jump Forest, Allamuchy, NJ on Sunday 2/25/2024

About 6-mile loop hike. Views, a couple of hills.
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Nancy

AFW Hike: Stony Brook Mt - Pyramid Mt, NJ on Saturday 2/24/2024

AFW Hike: Stony Brook Mt - Pyramid Mt, NJ on Saturday 2/24/2024

6-mile loop, some rocks, rolling hills.
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Christine

AFW Car Camping: Stokes State Forest on Sat 2/24 to Sun 2/25/2024

AFW Car Camping: Stokes State Forest on Sat 2/24 to Sun 2/25/2024

Winter overnight camping with drive-in tent sites.
Meet: Stokes State Forest Office Parking Lot
Event coordinator: Jackie
Cost: $25 AFW Members ($35 for non-members) to be paid on the day of the event.
* More details in event description. *

AFW Hike: Wawayanda State Park, NJ on Wednesday 2/21/2024

AFW Hike: Wawayanda State Park, NJ on Wednesday 2/21/2024

5-mile hike around Wawayanda Lake
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Dagi

AFW Campfire Hike: Harriman State Park, NY on Monday 2/19/2024

AFW Campfire Hike: Harriman State Park, NY on Monday 2/19/2024

5.5 miles. Campfire lunch at Big Hill Shelter. Hikers share firewood carry-in. Campfire dessert provided. Pack extra layers
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Amy
*Registration is closed for now as some details are being finanlized.* Check back in early Feb.

AFW Hike: Jungle Habitat, NJ on Sunday 2/18/2024

AFW Hike: Jungle Habitat, NJ on Sunday 2/18/2024

No set mileage, just wandering around marked and unmarked trails looking for the remnants of Jungle Habitat.
Difficulty/Pace: Easy-Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Jackie

AFW Hike: Pequannock Watershed/Rockaway Open Space, NJ on Saturday 2/17/2024

AFW Hike: Pequannock Watershed/Rockaway Open Space, NJ on Saturday 2/17/2024

Shuttle hike of 4 miles. Hawk Cliffs, numerous ups and downs, one quite steep hill, marshy spots and views.
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Amy

AFW Volunteer Activity at Community Food Bank of NJ on Tuesday 2/13/2024

AFW Volunteer Activity at Community Food Bank of NJ on Tuesday 2/13/2024

Please join us on our volunteer activity at the Community Food Bank of NJ. Depending on their needs that day, we may be packing food, packing family backpacks, sorting, preparing meals, etc.
Event coordinators: Dagi & Mickey
*Participants must register by Mon Jan 29th.*

AFW Hike: Duke Farms, Hillsborough, NJ on Saturday 2/10/2024

AFW Hike: Duke Farms, Hillsborough, NJ on Saturday 2/10/2024

5 miles. Snowshoeing (if adequate snow) with stops at various highlights of the park
Difficulty/Pace: Easy/Leisurely
Hike Coordinator: Christine

AFW Hike: Harriman State Park - Lake Skannatati, NY on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

AFW Hike: Harriman State Park - Lake Skannatati, NY on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

About 6 miles - ASB, Dunning, Times Square and Long Path,
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Dagi

AFW Hike: Patriots Path - Dismal Harmony Natural Area, NJ on Sunday 2/4/2024

AFW Hike: Patriots Path - Dismal Harmony Natural Area, NJ on Sunday 2/4/2024

6-mile loop, some rocks. Good transition hike from Easy to Moderate
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Christine

AFW Workshop: Let's Talk About Estate Planning on Saturday 2/3/2024

AFW Workshop: Let's Talk About Estate Planning on Saturday 2/3/2024

Let’s talk about Estate Planning: What you need to know to get your affairs in order and keep your legal documents up to date.
Discussion lead by Catherine Romania, Esq. and Carol Mellor, Esq., attorneys in NY and NJ
Event Coordinator: Jackie
Cost:$15
* More information in the event description. *

AFW Hike: Fishkill Ridge, Beacon, NY on Sat 2/3/2024

AFW Hike: Fishkill Ridge, Beacon, NY on Sat 2/3/2024

7-8 miles. White Trail loop - Fishkill Ridge - includes Bald Hill.
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate-Strenuous/ Leisurely
Hike Coordinator: Kay

AFW Hike: Jenny Jump Forest, Allamuchy, NJ on Sunday 1/28/2024 - CANCELLED & RESCHEDULED to 2/25/2024

AFW Hike: Jenny Jump Forest, Allamuchy, NJ on Sunday 1/28/2024 - CANCELLED & RESCHEDULED to 2/25/2024

About 6-mile loop hike. Views; a couple of hills
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Nancy

AFW Hike: Hudson Highlands St Pk Preserve, Cold Spring, NY on Saturday 1/27/2024

AFW Hike: Hudson Highlands St Pk Preserve, Cold Spring, NY on Saturday 1/27/2024

3-4 miles. Arden Point and Glenclyffe. Nice views of the Hudson.
Difficulty/Pace: Easy-Moderate/Leisurely
Hike Coordinator: Kay

AFW Hike: Harriman St Park, NY on Wednesday 1/24/2024

AFW Hike: Harriman St Park, NY on Wednesday 1/24/2024

About 5 miles to Pine Meadow Lake and back
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Dagi

AFW Hike: Merrill Creek Reservoir, NJ on Sunday 1/21/2024

AFW Hike: Merrill Creek Reservoir, NJ on Sunday 1/21/2024

6 miles. Snowshoeing (if adequate snow)
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Leisurely
Hike Coordinator: Christine

AFW Hike: Campgaw Mt County Reservation, Mahwah, NJ on Saturday, 1/20/2024

AFW Hike: Campgaw Mt County Reservation, Mahwah, NJ on Saturday, 1/20/2024

4-5 miles
Difficulty/Pace: Easy-Moderate/Leisurely
Hike Coordinator: Kay

AFW City Path: Lakota Wolf Preserve on Friday 1/19/2024 - CANCELED FOR WEATHER

AFW City Path: Lakota Wolf Preserve on Friday 1/19/2024 - CANCELED FOR WEATHER

During this informative guided presentation, visitors will learn about the social structure of wolf packs, their eating habits, interactions, and other interesting facts.
Difficulty/Pace: TBD
Event Coordinator: Mickey
Ticket Cost: $ 31/$36 Member/ Non-member
*Ticket sales ended, but contact us. *

AFW Hike: Silas Condict County Park, Kinnelon, NJ on Monday, 1/15/2024

AFW Hike: Silas Condict County Park, Kinnelon, NJ on Monday, 1/15/2024

4-5 miles. Lots of ups and downs, some over boulders
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Dagi

AFW Hike: Apshawa Preserve, West Milford, NJ on Sunday, 1/14/2024

AFW Hike: Apshawa Preserve, West Milford, NJ on Sunday, 1/14/2024

4-5 mile reservoir loop
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Jackie

AFW Hike: Farny St Park/Wildcat Ridge/Splitrock Reservoir, NJ on Saturday, 1/13/2024

AFW Hike: Farny St Park/Wildcat Ridge/Splitrock Reservoir, NJ on Saturday, 1/13/2024

Snow conditions: 3-4 mile loop on snowshoes. No snow: 5+ miles Mod-Stren/Mod. Mostly easy but one longish, edgy rock scramble to excellent views.
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate OR Moderate-Strenuous/Moderate depending on weather and route
Hike Coordinator: Amy

AFW Hike: Norvin Green on Wednesday, 1/10/2024

AFW Hike: Norvin Green on Wednesday, 1/10/2024

About 5 miles - up to High Point and circle back on Red and Green Trail.
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Dagi

AFW Sunrise Hike: Hook Mt State Park on Sunday 1/7/2024

AFW Sunrise Hike: Hook Mt State Park on Sunday 1/7/2024

3 miles. Sunrise breakfast on summit of Hook Mt. Starting out pre-dawn; headlamp required.
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Amy

AFW Hike: Loantaka Brook Reservation, Morristown, NJ on Saturday 1/6/2024

AFW Hike: Loantaka Brook Reservation, Morristown, NJ on Saturday 1/6/2024

4-5 miles flat gravel trail
Difficulty/Pace: Easy/Leisurely
Hike Coordinator: Christine

AFW Hike: Ramapo Valley Cnty Reservation, NJ on Monday 1/1/2024

AFW Hike: Ramapo Valley Cnty Reservation, NJ on Monday 1/1/2024

About 5 miles using an assortment of trails
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Dagi

AFW Hike: Harriman State Park, NY on Sunday 12/31/2023

AFW Hike: Harriman State Park, NY on Sunday 12/31/2023

3.5 mile loop; rocks and some hills at a leisurely pace
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Leisurely
Hike Coordinator: Jackie

AFW Hike: Abraham Hewitt State Park, NJ on Saturday 12/30/2023

AFW Hike: Abraham Hewitt State Park, NJ on Saturday 12/30/2023

5 miles. Surprise Lake Loop & Prospect Rock. Steep uphill to start, scrambles, views
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate-Strenuous/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Amy

AFW Hike: Ramapo Valley Cnty Reservation, NJ on Wednesday 12/27/2023

AFW Hike: Ramapo Valley Cnty Reservation, NJ on Wednesday 12/27/2023

5 miles using an assortment of trails
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Dagi

AFW Hike: Kennedy Dells, New City, NY on Sunday 12/24/2023

AFW Hike: Kennedy Dells, New City, NY on Sunday 12/24/2023

3 miles. Nice, easy hike
Difficulty/Pace: Easy/Leisurely
Hike Coordinator: Kay

AFW Clean Up/Cookie Hike: Ramapo Mt State Forest on Saturday 12/23/2023

AFW Clean Up/Cookie Hike: Ramapo Mt State Forest on Saturday 12/23/2023

Help AFW maintain the previously named MacEvoy Trail & share your favorite holiday cookies
Difficulty/Pace: Easy-Moderate/Leisurely
Hike Coordinator: Jackie

AFW Hike: Pyramid Mt, Boonton, NJ on Wednesday 12/20/2023

AFW Hike: Pyramid Mt, Boonton, NJ on Wednesday 12/20/2023

100 steps and Turkey Mt
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Dagi

AFW Hike: Catfish Pond, Blairstown, NJ (Del Water Gap Rec Area) on Sunday 12/17/2023

AFW Hike: Catfish Pond, Blairstown, NJ (Del Water Gap Rec Area) on Sunday 12/17/2023

5-mile loop. Fire tower, views, pond
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Nancy

AFW Hike: Silas Condict County Park, Kinnelon, NJ on Saturday 12/16/2023

AFW Hike: Silas Condict County Park, Kinnelon, NJ on Saturday 12/16/2023

3.5 mile loop. Good transition from Easy to Moderate. Little bit of everything. Nice views
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Amy

AFW Hike: Jenny Jump Forest, Allamuchy, NJ on Sunday 12/10/2023

AFW Hike: Jenny Jump Forest, Allamuchy, NJ on Sunday 12/10/2023

Abut 6-mile loop hike. Views; a couple of hills
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Nancy

AFW Hike: The Tourne, Boonton, NJ on Saturday 12/9/2023

AFW Hike: The Tourne, Boonton, NJ on Saturday 12/9/2023

5.5-mile loop hike with rolling hills
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Leisurely
Hike Coordinator: Christine

AFW Hike: Schooley's Mt on Sun, 12/3/2023 - CANCELED

AFW Hike: Schooley's Mt on Sun, 12/3/2023 - CANCELED

5.5 mile loop hike. Some ups & downs with sections of loose rocks, uphill stairs. and short section of balancing over larger rocks
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Leisurely
Hike Coordinator: Christine

AFW Hike: Charcoal Burners trail/Jordan Pond loop, NY on Saturday, Dec 2, 2023

AFW Hike: Charcoal Burners trail/Jordan Pond loop, NY on Saturday, Dec 2, 2023

6.5 miles loop. Time includes carpooling from Anthony Wayne
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Jackie

AFW City Path: Holiday in the Highlands, Ringwood and Skylands Manors, NJ on Friday 12/1/2023

AFW City Path: Holiday in the Highlands, Ringwood and Skylands Manors, NJ on Friday 12/1/2023

Visit 2 Holiday gems in Ringwood, NJ - Victorian Christmas at Ringwood Manor and "Holiday in the Highlands" at Skyland Manor.
Difficulty/Pace: Easy/Leisurely
Event Coordinator: Mickey
Ticket Cost: $ 25 Member/ $30 Non-member
More details in event description.

AFW Hike: Johnsonburg Swamp Preserve on Sunday 11/26/2023

AFW Hike: Johnsonburg Swamp Preserve on Sunday 11/26/2023

About 5-mile loop hike. Various views of Mud Pond. A few ups and downs
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Nancy

AFW Hike: Appalachian Trail, Vernon, NJ (Part 1 and Optional Part 2) on Friday 11/24/2023

AFW Hike: Appalachian Trail, Vernon, NJ (Part 1 and Optional Part 2) on Friday 11/24/2023

Part 1 - Shuttle to start of 4-mile hike along flat section of AT, including boardwalk & suspension bridge; ends 1pm. Optional Part 2 - up steep and scrambly Stairway to Heaven to Pinwheel Vista and back; ends 3:30pm.
Difficulty/Pace: Part 1 - Easy/Mod. Part 2 - Mod-Stren/Mod
Hike Coordinator: Amy

AFW Hike: Silas Condict County Park, NJ on Wednesday 11/22/2023

AFW Hike: Silas Condict County Park, NJ on Wednesday 11/22/2023

4-5 miles. Lots of short ups and downs, some over boulders
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Dagi

AFW Hike: Kittatinny Valley State Park, Andover, NJ on Sunday 11/19/2023

AFW Hike: Kittatinny Valley State Park, Andover, NJ on Sunday 11/19/2023

5-mile hike on flat Rail-Trail (in/out) with short road walk
Difficulty/: Easy-Moderate/Leisurely
Hike Coordinator: Christine

AFW Hike: Harriman State Park, NY on Saturday, Nov 18, 2023

AFW Hike: Harriman State Park, NY on Saturday, Nov 18, 2023

5.5 miles. Figure 8 loop hits Times Square, Lichen Trail, Long Path. Some hills and nice views.
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Amy

AFW Hike: Harriman State Park on Wednesday, Nov 15, 2023

AFW Hike: Harriman State Park on Wednesday, Nov 15, 2023

About 6 miles, over Claudius Smith Den
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Dagi

AFW Hike: Blue Mt Lakes, Northwest, NJ near Delaware Water Gap on Sunday 11/12/2023

AFW Hike: Blue Mt Lakes, Northwest, NJ near Delaware Water Gap on Sunday 11/12/2023

6-7 mile loop hike around 2 to 4 lakes depending on seasonal road blockades.
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Moderate
Hike Coordinator: Nancy

AFW Hike: Freedom Park, Randolph, NJ on Saturday, Nov 11, 2023

AFW Hike: Freedom Park, Randolph, NJ on Saturday, Nov 11, 2023

5-mile hike on Randolph Trail; mix of flat and rolling hills.
Difficulty/Pace: Moderate/Leisurely
Hike Coordinator: Christine

bottom of page