Trails » Cat Swamp Connector


This easy-moderate walking/jogging trail starts behind Salt Gastropub restaurant on Route 206 and connects to the Highlands Trail within Allamuchy Mountain State Park.


Length:  0.2 miles

Route Type:  Walk/Jog

Features:   Cat Swamp Hill historic section of route 206, Open woods and nearby wetlands

Location: Location: 109 US Highway 206, Stanhope, NJ

Exit 25 off Route 80, take  Route 206 North, pass ShopRite plaza on the right.  Salt Gastropub is on the left (southbound side) immediately after ShopRite plaza.

Trailhead GPS: 40° 40'56.9"N 74° 74'43.21"W
Trail and Area Description:

Cat Swamp Hill is the historic name of the uphill section of Route 206 North that starts near the trailhead.  This connector trail provides quick access to the trail network within Allamuchy Mountain State Park including the Sussex Branch Trail.  At some locations, the terrain is rocky and the grade is moderate-steep.  It is common to find joggers using this trail.



The Trailhead Begins by Crossing a Brook

Hikers Enjoying a Night Hike!