|Distance:||Scout Loop: 0.5 mile
South Loop: 1.2 miles
Total of about 2.8 miles
|Time:||Allow 1-2 hours for full exploration|
|Markings:||White trail blazes exist, some more clear than others. A few wooden signs.|
|Walking/Hiking, Dogs permitted on leash|
|Elevation:||80 foot gain from the main parking lot to Tent Rock, and 200 feet to Drake's Corner Road from the ponds.|
Some fairly steep slopes. Suitable for vigorous walkers.
There is a small gravel parking lot off the Old Great Road(Great Road West), where a kiosk has a map of the trails in the Reservation. There is also room for two or three cars where a trail comes out on Drakes Corner Road, and in the cul-de-sac at the northeast end of Stuart Road West. There is no horseback riding or use of motorized vehicles permitted.
Camping, fires, hunting or use of vehicles is not allowed in the park. Also there is no provision for mountain bike use or horse back riding. Dogs should be kept under close control.
|Overview:||The Woodfield Reservation trail guide has been updated as of March 25, 2010.|
The main entrance to Woodfield is located off the Old Great Road (also known as Great Road West) across from Tenacre Foundation; a gravel drive leads to the small parking lot. A second entrance to the reservation is a footpath from the south side of Drakes Corner Road. Both entrances are marked by signs.
From Hopewell: Take CR-569, Princeton Avenue, to the next light at CR-624, Cherry Valley Road. Turn left onto Cherry Valley and travel 2.3 miles to The Great Road. Turn right onto The Great Road and after several hundred feet, bear right onto Great Road West.
From Pennington: Take CR-624 , Pennington-Rocky Hill Road, for 4.1 miles
to the second stop light. Continue straight on CR-624, which now becomes
Cherry Valley Road, and continue for another 2.3 miles until you reach to
The Great Road. Turn right onto The Great Road and after several hundred
feet, bear right onto Great Road West.
From Princeton: Take SR-206 (Stockton Street)South for about 0.7 miles to Elm Road. Turn right on Elm Road and go North for about .7 miles. Elm Road becomes The Great Road. Continue on The Great Road for another .8 miles and bear left onto Great Road West, just beyond the entrance to Princeton Day School.
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