Tindall Island Trail – Greenwich, Cumberland County, NJ Distance – 1.4 miles total, can do a bit more if you time the tides right! Type – Out-and-back Difficulty: 2 of 10
Website – No official websites I can find Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Swamp and woods Surface – Grass, dirt
Trailheads – N 39° 22.263 W 075° 22.035
Directions – 496 Ragged Island St, Greenwich, NJ 08323
Parking – Roadsides parking for a few cars
Dog friendly? Unknown Stroller friendly? Off road stroller should be fine Benches? No benches Facilities?: No facilities
Markings – None, but trail is very wide and [...]
Thompsons Beach – Heislerville (Maurice River Township), Cumberland County, NJ Distance – miles total Type – 3/4 of a mile (one way) to get to the beach. About a mile of beachfront to explore. Our total was a little over two miles. Difficulty: ? of 10 (the way we did it, 2 of 10. If that mud and flooding is around, 3018 of 10)
Website – https://corporate.pseg.com/corporatecitizenship/environmentalpolicyandinitiatives/estuaryenhancementprogram Open – dawn to dusk
Terrain – marsh, bayshore Surface – crushed shells, sand
Trailheads – 39°12’10.38″N, 74°59’36.77″W
Directions – located at [...]
So, I did a Zoom lecture thing thanks to the lovely people at the Delaware River Greenway Partnership, where I shared adventures on ten trails in South Jersey along the Delaware. For those who didn’t take notes or who didn’t want to hear me run my mouth for an hour (I don’t blame you!), here’s the Cliff Notes version of adventures on the Delaware River!
Also, if you missed it and want to watch it, you can at: https://outdoors.zoom.us/rec/share/yve5JdsoXvtyPuzHUqvDYQIf8S4fD_eQahJWL_euZ8riOamCr1V6kGAGoBMKusGH.ummqa9vUd_XnZOLa
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Nature Trail – Alloway Creek Watershed Wetlands Restoration Site – Elsinboro, Salem County, NJ Distance – miles total Type – Lollipop Difficulty: 100000 of 10 (biting flies)
Website – None Open – 5 am to 9 pm.
Terrain – Marshland Surface – Crushed rock and dirt
Trailheads – 39°31’21.92″N, 75°30’27.27″W