Class I Musconetcong River, NJ

Wild & Scenic Musconetcong River (Saxton Falls to Musconetcong Gorge)

The Musconetcong River, nestled in the heart of the distinctive New Jersey Highlands region, features a remarkably diverse array of natural and cultural resources. The limestone geologic features present in the river corridor are unique in the region, and the steep slopes and forested ridges in the upper segments of the river corridor stand in stark contrast with the historic hamlets, pastures and rolling agricultural lands at the middle and lower end of the river valley. (

Section Details

Trip Length One Night, 24.2 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Manager National Park Service, Philadelphia Office
Wild & Scenic Yes
Water Trail No
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Photo Credit: Tim Palmer