Pochuk Boardwalk and Suspension Bridge

Pochuk boardwalkThe Pochuk Boardwalk and Bridge is a 1-mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail in Vernon, N.J., which lies between the Pochuk and Wawayanda mountains. The boardwalk was built by 350 volunteers and is maintained by the New York/New Jersey Trail Conference. It crosses a freshwater marsh that is home to endangered animals including Cooper’s hawk, the barrel owl and wood turtles.

Pochuk small bridgePochuk bridge

The Pochuck Quagmire Suspension Bridge was completed in 1995. It is 110-feet long and crosses the Pochuk Creek. The bridge and boardwalk took seven years to build at a cost of $800,000.

Pochuk Quagmire BridgeUnder the bridgeBoardwalk ends

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4 Responses to Pochuk Boardwalk and Suspension Bridge

  1. Lily Lau says:

    Wow, does this place exist for real? 🙂

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  2. Looks like a leisurely place to take a morning or evening stroll.

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  3. Wow what a beautiful boardwalk. I’m sure it is not what most people envision when they think of New Jersey. 🙂 awesome

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