Monmouth Battlefield State Park, North
It's been almost nine years since we walked the trails of this battlefield. The first and only time we did so was way back in 2009. At that time I wasn't following any hike but merely cobbled together something that visited some of the more important sights. Today we returned with the aim of doing just about every trail north of Englishtown Road, planning to return in the future to do some of the other twenty miles of trails (the brochure says there are 24 miles worth) south of the road.

Using the map on the second page of this brochure, we parked in the gravel lot south of Sutfin Farm (enough room for about ten cars) and headed into the northern section, Perrine Hill, where Washington and his troops fought off the British for a long, grueling day. We headed west to the Tennent's Meeting House and cemetery, visiting the Conover-Perrine House on the return back, circled the Craig Farm, visiting the Craig House before heading back to the car along the southern perimeter. You can see our track here.

Total distance hiked today was 6.1 miles in just over 3 hours.

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