Did a massive overhaul on my post on Historic Smithville Park in Burlington County, including adding in the Ravine Trail that I hiked for the first time last week. This old factory town has a fascinating history, 4.1 miles of beautiful hiking trails, a floating trail across the lake, picturesque factory ruins, and nice views of Rancocas Creek – what more could you want in a trail system?
Historic Smithville Park Trails – Eastampton, Burlington County, NJ
Distance – 4.1 miles of trails
Type: Out & Back or Loop. We made a 3 mile loop or so of the Red and Green our first time here, and did 2 miles with the Ravine Trail and wandering around our second time here.
Hours: 8AM to dusk. The mansion grounds are open weekdays, 8AM to 5PM. Mansion tours are also available on Wednesdays and Sundays from May through October, and Holiday tours in December.
Difficulty: 3 out of 10.
Total score: 9 of 10.
Updated: January 7, 2016
Terrain – Woods, riverside, and right on top of the pond. Some elevation change on the Green and Blue trails.
Surface – mostly dirt, some concrete
Trailheads – Smith’s Woods Parking Lot (Red Trail and Orange Butterfly Garden Trail) – 39°58’46.50″N, 74°44’34.17″W
Behind Mansion Complex…
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