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Route#: 451

Route Name: West Monroe

Compiler: Robin & Dan Zmoda

Directions: Junction of PA 115 and PA 33 at south end of county.
continue north to US 209 turn left on US 209 and take immediate right on McIlhaney.
Follow McIlhaney as it turns into Mills Rd, then turn right on Green View Dr, following back to US 209
Turn right on US 209 and then right on Silver Valley, left on Cottontail, then left on Creek Rd (PA 715) back to US 209
Right on US 209 approx 1/4 mile, then bear right on PA 115 N and continue till you reach the county line and turn right on Coolbaugh Rd.
Follow Coolbaugh to the end and turn right on PA 215, follow PA 215 to the end and turn left on PA 940
Right on Stoney Hollow Rd and follow to end, turning left on Long Pond Rd
Bear right on Kuhenbeaker Rd and return to PA 115
Left on PA 115 S to Old State Rd, turn left and follow Old State to the junction with Sugar Hollow and bear left
Follow Sugar Hollow to Creek Rd (PA 715) and turn right
Turn left on Camp Akiba Rd to end, then right on Neola Rd
Follow Neola to Hamilton East rd (bus US 209)
Turn right on Hamilton to junction with PA 115
Turn left and follow PA 115 back to the junction with PA 33

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Route#: 452

Route Name: SW Monroe

Compiler: Claus Herrmann

Directions: Starting at the Big Brown Fish and Pay Lake on PA 115 (good for BE many years) at the intersection with Astolat Rd
North on PA 115
Left on Merwinsburg Rd
Left on Pheasant Run Rd
Right on Burger Hollow Rd
Left on New York Blvd
Left on Dorshiemer Rd
Continue back to 4 way intersection on Burger Hollow Rd
Right on Burger Hollow Rd
Right on Hook Ln (not maintained)
Continue back to Dorsheimer Rd
Left on Dorsheimer Rd (a several hundred yard overlap occurs on Dorsheimer Rd)
Continue on Dorsheimer to 1st house on left, slow then right on small lane up through woods (there is a gate but it is usually open This goes to a small cemetery that is surrounded by rolling fields and a wide view of the surrounding area including areas not accessible by car)
Drive back down to Dorsheimer, turn right and continue to PA 534
Cross PA 534
Right on Windy Hill Rd
Left on Dotters Corners Rd
Follow Dotters Corners Rd to stop sign (Mertz Rd) make left to another stop sign at Windy Hill Rd
Right on Windy Hill and follow to PA 534 South
Proceed down PA 534 south to the traffic light in Kresgeville
Left on PA 209 and pull into the Westend Physical Therapy parking lot on the right at the intersection of PA 209 and Kunkletown Rd Scan fields and tree lines from here
Proceed south on Kunkletown Road (Right out of parking lot) and follow approx 5 miles to stop sign(name of the road changes to Silver Springs Blvd along the way)
Right on Kunkletown Rd and go to Carbon County line (~2 miles) There is a pull off to turn around there
Come back the way you came but stay on Kunkletown Rd This will go through the town of Kunkletown and back out the otherside Stay on until you reach Old RT 115 in Saylorsburg, PA
Left and proceed north making the 3rd left onto Meixsell Valley Rd
Right on Blue Ridge Rd
Follow Blue Ridge to stop sign at Weir Lake Rd Proceed across Weir Lake Rd (pull off to glass all the fields and edges) and proceed down Roth Rd to Frable Rd
Right on Frable
Left on Molasses Valley Rd (this area has had Red Shouldereds many years)
Left on Weir Mountain Rd
Follow Weir Mountain Rd (RT nest along field edges here)
Left on Mt View Dr
Right on Green Hill Rd
Left on PA 209 South
Right on Polk Township Rd
Right on Burger Hollow Rd
Left on PA 209 North
Right on Mill Pond Rd
Cross Weir Mt Rd on Fairgrounds Rd
Right on PA 209 north and pull into the Westend lanes Bowling parking lot Proceed around the back of the building for a long look at all the fields and tree lines (this is where the Snowy owl was observed for 3 months in 2003 and is usually good for Harriers and Redtails, unfortunately it is slated for development)
Go all the way around the building and make a left onto Weir Lake Rd
Left on Altemose Dr
Right on Gilbert Rd
Left on Kresges Tree Farm Rd
Right on Long Mt Rd
Right on Astolat Rd
Follow to stop sign at PA 115 where we began

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Route#: 451
Route Name: West Monroe
Compiler: Robin & Dan Zmoda

Route#: 452
Route Name: SW Monroe
Compiler: Claus Herrmann