COLUMBIA, NJ (Warren County) – The Pahaquarry Trail (blue dot), Mt. Tammany trail (red dot) and all access to Mount Tammany in Worthington State Forest is closed until further notice due to increased bear activity, officials said.
Hikers should plan their itineraries accordingly. The access to the Appalachian Trail is not impacted at this time, officials said.
To report black bear damage and nuisance, call the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection 24-hour, toll-free hotline at 1-877-WARN DEP (1-877-927-6337).
To learn more about black bears in New Jersey, visit: https://dep.nj.gov/njfw/bears.