I didn't know there were Seven Official Natural Wonders of New Jersey, but after visiting this Garden of Eden, I'm going to find the other six! We hiked Sunday, straight up 1.2 miles to the top of the mountain where Sunfish Pond is located. This picture was taken from the Appalachian Trail that passes the pond here. Do you see the little Stonehedge formation? I'm sure some hiker had fun putting that up!
The pond was surrounded by gorgeous pink and white Mountain Laurel. The flowers look like cake decorations.
There were masses of them everywhere.
So peaceful a setting.
I just loved the masses of ferns growing at the higher elevations. The trail was easy going here!
We also saw the yellow fish jumping out of the water to feed. Even the fish were beautiful!
I highly recommend this hike if you are in the area.
I'm a recently retired baby boomer who is determined to tackle all the projects and hobbies on my to do list!
My current obsessions are eating healthy, birdwatching, stamping and lastly, nesting my home. Please join me for the journey.