Green Turtle Lake

Reference # : 
LSNJ096
Awosting Road
07421 West Milford , NJ 41° 8' 55.9644" N, 74° 20' 3.2136" W
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Comments: 

Small quiet lake, which can be good on a real windy day. nice place to practice rolls & rescues. no houses in sight!

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Launching considerations / restrictions:: 

No fees; not sure of hours; no overnight camping

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Driving Directions: 
  • From South
    • I-287 northbound to exit 55.
    • At the end of the ramp make a right heading north on Ringwood Avenue. (CR 511).
    • Stay on CR511 / Ringwood Avenue (later Greenwood Lake Road) for approx. 13 miles through Haskell, Wanaque and all the way around Wanaque Reservoir and past Monksville Reservoir.
    • Right on Awosting Road North and continue for 0.6 mile.
    • Right at sign for Wanaque Wildlife Management Area, follow road to lake.
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Parking Situation: 
Lots of parking - maybe 20-30 vehicles.
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Facilities: 
No Facilities