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August 9, 2017

Rancocas Creek Paddle- Pemberton to Mt Holly – 8 miles

Rancocas Creek Canoe Trail – North Branch Rancocas Creek – Birmingham (Pemberton) to Mt. Holly, Burlington County, NJ Distance: 8 miles Type: One way Difficulty: 6 of 10 – blow downs along the first mile can be tricky, but should be way less of a problem in higher water.

Website: Rancocas Creek Canoe Trail – Burlington County Parks

Terrain – Shady section of river with heavy woods on either side, mixed with the backyards of homes along the creek

Put in – Birmingham Road –  39°58’45.17″N,  74°42’35.59″W – Mile 6.0 on the Rancocas Creek Canoe Trail

Begin portage at Smithville/Take out [...]

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July 18, 2017

Cape Island Creek Paddle – Cape May, NJ

Cape Island Creek Paddle – Cape May Lower Township, Cape May County, NJ Distance – 3 3/4 miles total Time – Took us 2 hours total Type – Out-and-back paddle Difficulty: 3 of 10 – low bridges.  Potential for tide issues. Total score: 6 of 10

Website – None Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Tidal marshes

Put ins (these are less than a tenth of a mile apart): Spicer’s Creek Boat Ramp – 38 57.046 ` 74 54.593 Miss Chris Marina (if renting from them, which we did) –  38°57’0.56″N,  74°54’38.30″W

Take outs: Same

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June 10, 2017

Penbryn WMA Paddle – Winslow, NJ

Penbryn Wildlife Management Area Paddle – Winslow, Camden County, NJ Distance: Aimless paddling on this good size lake racked up a mile of distance. Type: Out and back Difficulty: 1 of 10 Total score: 4 of 10

Website – Penbryn WMA Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Lakeside

Boat ramp – 39°45’55.40″N,  74°56’10.49″W

Directions:  Penbryn Road, Winslow, NJ (Note – in my GPS, it comes up as Berlin.) It’s just before the railroad track.

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February 14, 2017

John’s Woods Preserve and Weymouth County Park – Mays Landing, NJ

John’s Woods Preserve and Weymouth County Park – ,  County, NJ Distance –  2.5 miles total (not including wandering around Weymouth Furnace) Type – Out and back with a branch down to the river. Difficulty:  4 of 10 – trail not well marked, sometimes all but disappears. Total score: 5 of 10

If you are looking for information on canoeing the Great Egg Harbor River from Weymouth, check here

Website – Atlantic County Parks Open – 7:30 AM to 1/2 hour after sunset.

Terrain – woods with some wetlands Surface – dirt and sand

Trailheads: Weymouth – no hiking trails John’s Woods [...]

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