Chestnut Ridge is part of a Black Hand Sandstone Ridge once covered by chestnut trees.

Chestnut Ridge is the first ridge in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The ridge spans about 4,500 feet and rises to about 1,116 feet. Black oak, shag bark hickory and northern red oak trees grow on the upper slopes of the ridge and enhance the woodland beauty of the 486-acre park. Sugar maples and American beech are plentiful on the lower slopes.

Activities available: Fishing, Mountain Biking, Hiking, and Picnicking.

Domesticated dogs and cats are permitted in picnic areas, parking lots and on roadways. Pets shall be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. Milkweed Trail is a pet trail.

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