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Ramapo Reservation Reopens To Hikers As Bear Threat Subsides

Officials announced the re-opening of Ramapo Reservation as bear threats have diminished.
Officials announced the re-opening of Ramapo Reservation as bear threats have diminished. Photo Credit: njdep.com

BERGEN/PASSAIC COUNTY, N.J. -- Bergen County announced Tuesday the re-opening of Ramapo Reservation as the bear threat diminishes.

The 4,200-acre woods that boarder Bergen and Passaic counties have been closed since Oct. 5 due to aggressive bear encounters.

Officials with the state Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife have been euthanizing bears in the Ramapo Mountain State Forest.

Click here to read the original article on the closings.

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