Updated our post on camping along the 52.7 mile Batona Trail!
Now have updated info for Godfrey Bridge and Buttonwood Campgrounds, plus information on the other three campgrounds along the way!
Check out all of our information on camping along the Batona Trail here!
Wharton Loop – Mullica River Trail/Beaver Pond-Quaker Bridge Trail/Wilderness Connector Loop – Wharton State Forest, Shamong, Burlington County, NJ Distance – 9.9 miles total Type – Lollipop trail Difficulty: 2 of 10
Website – http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/wharton.html Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Forest and swamp Surface – Sand
Trailheads – 39°44’30.37″N, 74°43’33.55″W (next to Atsion Ranger Station)
Fiddler’s Creek Preserve – Titusville, Mercer County, NJ Distance – We did 2 miles (with some backtracking on a lollipop). Maybe 2 1/2 trail miles here. Type – Series of connected loops Difficulty: 4 of 10 – large ravine you can journey into, steep climb in and out
Note – these trails are connected with Ted Stiles Preserve and Baldpate Mountain next door.
Website – None Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Woods, meadows (old farm fields), and a steep ravine to a creek Surface – Mostly dirt.
Trailheads – 40°18’59.92″N, 74°53’4.79″W (From preserve’s parking [...]
Holly Hills Nature Preserve – Alloway Township, Salem County, NJ Distance – 2.2 miles total (walked a figure eight of the main road) Type – Figure eight Difficulty: 3 of 10 – some hills and sugar sand
Website – NJ Fish & Wildlife of Alloway Township Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – fields, woods, and wetlands Surface -tiny part paved, mostly dirt and sand
Trailheads – 39°32’32.81″N, 75°18’40.97″W or 39°32’33.81″N, 75°18’46.12″W
Directions -374 Alloway Friesburg Rd, Salem, NJ
Parking – Very large lot
Dog friendly? Yes Stroller friendly? [...]