- by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com Published 7:00pm
9am to 11am
Participants just need to bring a rod and reel along with a bucket for catch and release. Check in starts at 8am and the contest is from 9am to 11am. All participants will receive a prize. Dr. Paul Scollo,of Fairfield, will help with catching big bass, pickerel, crappie, catfish and bluegills. Pre-registratio is necessary for the fishing contest; register online here.
11am to 3pm
Besides the wonders of nature which children will enjoy like turning over a rock and finding a salamander, picking wild blueberries by the lake, spotting animal tracks, or discovering unusual rocks, town recreation department staff will be on hand to provide games and contests for the kids during the day including cherry pit spitting, a Hula Hoop Contest, shuttle races and the Wolf Howling/Bear Growling Contest.
11am to 3pm
Throughout the day, guided hikes will be led by Camp Wyanokie Association member Todd Barnes. Highlights include the gorgeous views and wild blueberries.
11:30am to 3pm
Classic and mellow rock will be performed by the Chris Bolger Quartet.
A free lunch will be prepared on Saturday by Wyanokie commission volunteers. Pre-registration is necessary for the barbecue; register online here.
- Route 23 North to a right turn onto Echo Lake Road
(approximately 15 miles from Rt. 80 interchange)
- Take Echo Lake Road for 2.2 miles to a left turn onto Macopin Road
- Go 1.9 miles just past the sign for West Milford High School (on the right) to a right turn onto West Brook Road
- Take West Brook Road for 0.7 miles to fork (at service station)
bear left at fork
continue on West Brook Road for another 1.4 miles
- Right turn onto Snake Den Road, (just past Kitchell Lake and Kitchell Lake Drive East on the left)
- Follow Snake Den Road, which begins as a paved road and becomes a gravel road, to Camp Wyanokie, approximately 3/4 miles.