Cushetunk Trail – Round Valley Recreation Area – Lebanon, Hunterdon County, NJ Distance – 8.4 miles total one way (16.8 if you do the whole trail out and back) Type – Out-and-back Difficulty: 6 of 10
Website – https://www.nj.gov/dep/parksandforests/parks/roundvalleyrecreationarea.html Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Hilly Surface – Dirt, gravel, grass – depending on section
Trailheads – N 40° 37.153 W 074° 50.980
Directions – 1220 Stanton Lebanon Rd, Lebanon, NJ 08833
Parking – Lots at trailhead. Make sure to check in at the park office first and get your permit.
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 [...]
Well, eight long years ago I started with a dream and a free website. That dream was to some day ride through the wilds of the West on the back of my loyal cow steed – Lullabell – where I’d foil robberies and find gold.
[Note to editor – insert picture of me riding a cow here]
Anyway, haven’t managed that particular dream yet. BUT, I have ended up with a website about hiking in South Jersey. I go out, usually with some number of my four children, and we go on an adventure on a trail in South Jersey. Then I do a little write up about the trail and put some pictures up. Occassionally, I even spell words right.
Rowan College at Gloucester County Trails/Gloucester County College Trails – Sewell, Gloucester County, NJ Distance – about 5 miles total Type – Large loop with some cut throughs where you can shorten it. Difficulty: 3 of 10
Website – Rowan College at South Jersey trails page Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Some hills, woods, and swamps Surface – dirt with some roots
Trailheads – 39°46’50.55″N, 75° 7’2.20″W
Directions – 1400 Tanyard Rd, Sewell, NJ 08080
Parking – Some large lots, avoid the ones with gates or lists of restricted parking. I (should have) parked in the [...]