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In some spots, the shallow water exposes the stream’s bottom, forming islands of moss, sedges, wild impatiens and other water lovers.There are garden vignettes everywhere in Tillman Ravine such as Nature’s Asian-style gardens of moss-covered tree trunks, rocks and earth.This six hundred plus acre pocket of undeveloped property, lies not far from one of Morris County's busiest highways: Interstate Route 80. Untouched land in New Jersey is rare if not non-existent.Musconetcong Gorge Reservation has a special mix of natural and human history that makes it a rewarding botanical site in the late spring months of May and June.Surrounded by mountains and glacial lakes, farms, wineries, campgrounds, state parks and forests, The famous notch that characterizes Warren County's western skyline is where the Kittatinny Mountains have given way to eons of gentle persuasion by the Delaware River, creating one of the most majestic of New Jersey's natural features between Mount Tammany and Mount Minsi in Pennsylvania.Even today, if you needed a natural hideout--a really good one--Jonathan's Woods could work. Broadly speaking, the most diverse forest ecosystems are ones with the fewest human interventions dating from modern times.

As the trail flattens out and becomes soft dirt again, it moves away from the brook and is separated by long, wide stone walls built by former landowners, Nicholas Tillman and Lydia Dimon, now buried in the 1800s cemetery across the road at trail’s end.

Nearly everywhere you look there are rocks; big ones, little ones, sometimes fields of them.

Curious explorers cannot help but wonder why some have drawn enough attention in days gone by to have been given names of their own.

The Wisconsin Glacier dumped its hoard of scraped up rock and sandy soil as it retreated North 10-12,000 years ago.

Glacial deposits formed Tillman Swamp which weakened and fractured the rock as its rushing water eroded and formed the ravine.

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