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Lou Picone Memorial Blind - Great Swamp, Basking Ridge, NJ, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts
N 40° 42.865 W 074° 29.335
18T E 543167 N 4507181
Quick Description: This memorial blind in one of several blinds in the Great Swamp.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 5/5/2012 7:05:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMEC43
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Great Swamp is a national wildlife refuge. There have been at least 223 species of birds that have been seen in the refuge. Routinely viewed are bluebirds, woodpeckers, Canadian Geese, ducks, woodcocks, swallows, chickadees, mourning doves and swallows. The blind is about a half mile walk through level ground and boardwalks over the wet portions. Walking the boardwalks allow access to see turtles, guppies and the like. Many of the trees are tagged to identify the species.
Park Name: Great Swamp

Sponsoring Organization: National Wildlife Refuge System

Handicap Accessible?: Yes

Website: [Web Link]

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There are two additional blinds within a half mile of this location. This is the only blind was named in memory of a person.


Parking Coordinates: N 40° 42.735 W 074° 29.243

Entrance Fee: Not Listed

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