Cramer Hill Waterfront Park – Camden, Camden County, NJ Distance – A bit over 2 miles of trails, I did about 1.8 miles Type – Interlocking loops Difficulty: 3 of 10
Website – Official Website Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Grassy hills Surface – Paved trails
Trailheads – N 39° 57.066′ W 75° 6.442′
Directions – Two entrances near Harrison Ave and E State St, one on State and one on Harrison. Harrison is near the playground, State is near the kayak launch
Parking – Two good sized lots. Trailhead coordinates are for slightly smaller one near the kayak launch
Hammonton Lake Paddle – Hammonton, NJ Distance: 2+ miles (obviously you can shorten this considerably) Type: Out and back paddle. Difficulty: 2 of 10.
Terrain – Lake.
Put ins – The only boat launch is at N 39° 37.812 W 074° 47.235. Respect private property around the shores of the lake.
Tuckahoe Wildlife Management Area (Tuckahoe side)– Tuckahoe, Cape May County, NJ Distance – a zillion miles total on dirt roads. We did a little more than 1 1/2 miles Type – Out-and-back Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Division of Fish and Wildlife Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Forest and marsh Surface – packed dirt
Trailheads – Parking areas throughout the preserve. For this hike, I parked at N 39° 16.430 W 074° 43.365
Directions – 2201 Rt. 631 (aka, Tuckahoe Road) Tuckahoe, NJ 08250
Parking – Located throughout the preserve
Dog friendly? No Stroller friendly? No Benches? [...]
Assiscunk Creek Paddle – Burlington, Burlington County, NJ Distance: 5 miles round trip (could paddle further upcreek than we did) Type: Out and back Difficulty: 3 of 10 – could have been a lot worse if we didn’t mostly turn with the ride
Official Website – None Terrain – Tidal creek
Put ins – N 40° 04.925 W 074° 51.038 Parking – Good sized lot at the launch.
Rentals – None
Halloween morning, I went on my last paddle of the year to close out my first year of owning a kayak. The body of water for the day? Assiscunk Creek starting where it joins the Delaware River in [...]