Arney’s Mount Trails – Columbus, Burlington County, NJ Distance – 3.85 total miles of trails (1 mile of which is a horse trail), we did a 2 1/2 mile loop Type – Loop Difficulty: 3 of 10
Website – Burlington County Parks Open – Dawn to dusk (Burlington County Parks posts a paper in the trail kiosk for when the park closes each time of the year. It changes seasonally, so doesn’t always fall after sunset.
Terrain – Three big hills (well, South Jersey big), one of which you can choose to take a trail over, plus a huge field and some woods. Surface [...]
Van Nest Refuge WMA – Hamilton Township, Mercer County, NJ Distance – Did 1.7 miles loop. Trails connect into Mercer County Park, so can expand this hike much, much further! Type – Loop-ish Difficulty: 5 of 10 – some bridges were out when we were there, which involved some fancy footwork. If they were/are replaced, it would be a 2.
Website – None Open – Sunrise to Sunset?
Note – This is a WMA, but it seems to be closed to deer hunting due to it’s connection with Mercer County Park.
Terrain – Forest and swamp Surface – dirt trails
Trailheads – N 40° 16.137 W 074° [...]
Thomas Paine Trails – Cherry Hill, Camden County, NJ Distance – 0.5 miles of trails, just under 3/4 of a mile to do it all. Type – Interlocking loops Difficulty: 2 of 10 – small incline, bit of mud
Website – Cherry Hill Trails Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Small hills, swamp Surface – Woodchips, boards, dirt
Trailheads – N 39° 56.082 W 074° 58.840
Directions – Fountain Court, Cherry Hill, NJ
Parking – Streetside parking.
Dog friendly? Yes Stroller friendly? Would be a tough one for strollers Benches?: None Facilities?: None
Markings – Posts at intersections Map [...]
9/11 Memorial Trail – Chestnut Branch Park – Mantua, Gloucester County, NJ Distance – 1.1 miles total round trip. Can make this longer by extending it on the paved trails around the fields. Type – Lollipop Difficulty: 2 of 10 Total score: 6 of 10
Updated the link, pictures of new trailside signs, more pictures of the memorials, and pictures of HOW ARE MY KIDS GETTING SO BIG!?
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