AMC Dog Hike Cheesequake State Park (Moderate)

Date and Time

Saturday, September 24, 2022, 9:30AM - 3:00PM


Cheesquake State Park, 300 Gordon Rd., Matawan, NJ,
New Jersey, Central,


Registration is not required for this activity. However, you may wish to contact the leader(s) if you have any questions.


Enjoy a variety of East Coast ecosystems from lowland salt marshes to upland woodlands. This is a dog friendly six-mile hike where there is a chance to see wildlife, traverse marshes, and hear songbirds. Meet at 9:30 am at the Trailhead Parking lot just past the park office. The hike pace will be approximately 2 miles an hour with every 30 min for a water break. This hike will be moderate- not fast but not slow- and will require you to keep up with the group. Please bring snacks/treats and make sure you bring 2L of water for yourself and 2L of water if you bring a dog. Rain will cancel. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: NY Penn Station to Aberdeen- Matawan. The trailhead location is only a 10 min cab/uber ride from the station. Contact leader for further details if taking public transportation. AMC Hike Leader- Maureen Roche.

AMC Trip Policy

COVID 19 Information: As of December 1, 2021 AMC requires volunteers be vaccinated or receive a negative PCR test within 72 hours of the start of an event. AMC relies on the honor system for compliance. Participants may be required to wear masks, provide proof of vaccination, or in the alternative a current (within 72 hours) negative PCR test as a condition of attending this event. For your personal safety, you should expect to be in the presence of vaccinated and unvaccinated people in all AMC settings and should make choices about participating accordingly.



Driving Directions

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Cheesequake State Park, 300 Gordon Road, Matawan, NJ

Maureen and pet.



Offered By

N.Y. - North Jersey



Nearby AMC Destination

Harriman Outdoor Center




Adults (18+)


Physical fitness and pet friendly.