Merrill Creek Reservoir

Reference # : 
34 Merrill Creek Road
07882 Washington , NJ 40° 44' 28.8528" N, 75° 5' 19.0068" W

Lake Area = 650 acres.

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Launching considerations / restrictions:: 

Daylight hours only. PFD required. Kayaks must be at least 9 feet in length and contain some type of factory installed flotation [ed. ie. bulkheads]. All boats, canoes and kayaks must be launched from the boat ramp, which is located on the east side of the reservoir. Launching is not permitted from the shoreline. See website.

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Driving Directions: 
  • I 80 to exit 12 (Route 521, Hope/Blairstown).
  • Take 521 South 1 Mile to intersection of CR 521 and CR 519.
  • Go straight onto CR 519 South.
  • Continue on CR 519 for 16 miles and bear LEFT at Y-intersection on CR 519 and CR 646.
  • Continue for 1.3 miles
  • LEFT on Fox Farm Road and follow to intersection of Fox Farm Road and Richline Road.
  • RIGHT on Richline road.
  • Make next RIGHT onto Merril Creek Road (Watch for Merrill Creek Reservoir sign).
  • Boat ramp is straight ahead.
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Launch Area Surface: 
Fresh Water Rinse
Rest Rooms
Trash Receptacle