Stony Brook (Green Brook)

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Stony Brook
Stony Brook (Green Brook).JPG
Stony Brook map
Country United States
Basin features
Main source 40°39′12″N 74°27′11″W / 40.65333°N 74.45306°W / 40.65333; -74.45306
River mouth 59 ft (18 m)
40°36′28″N 74°26′52″W / 40.60778°N 74.44778°W / 40.60778; -74.44778Coordinates: 40°36′28″N 74°26′52″W / 40.60778°N 74.44778°W / 40.60778; -74.44778
Progression Green Brook, Bound Brook, Raritan River
River system Raritan River system
Tributaries

Stony Brook is a tributary of Green Brook in central New Jersey in the United States.[1]

Course[edit]

The Stony Brook starts at 40°39′12″N 74°27′11″W / 40.65333°N 74.45306°W / 40.65333; -74.45306, near the intersection of Hillcrest Road and I-78. It flows southeast, crossing Stirling Road, before turning southwest. It then turns northeast and flows into Watchung Lake. In Watchung Lake, it joins an unnamed tributary from the northeast and another one from the southwest. It then leaves the lake and goes southeast through the town of Watchung. It passes through the Stony Brook Gorge in the first Watchung Mountain and over the Wetumpka Falls.

It crosses Route 22 and joins the Crab Brook. It then crosses Greenbrook Road and turns south. It crosses West End Avenue and drains into the Green Brook at 40°36′28″N 74°26′52″W / 40.60778°N 74.44778°W / 40.60778; -74.44778, in the Green Brook Park.

Tributaries[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gertler, Edward. Garden State Canoeing, Seneca Press, 2002. ISBN 0-9605908-8-9

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