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!
Click on the title of any section for the trail info and the full trail information and review.
Stop 1 – D&R Canal Towpath – Trenton, NJ to Bordentown, Burlington County, NJ – 4.5 Miles
This 4 1/2 mile walk heads through the Abbot Marshlands that [...]
Garrett Family Preserve – Cape May, Cape May County, NJ Distance – 3.6 miles of trails total. We hiked 1.6 miles here Type – Interlocking loops Difficulty: 2 of 10
Website – Nature.org Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – fields and marsh Surface – mostly grass
Trailheads – 38°56’57.39″N, 74°55’25.63″W
Directions – 801 Wilson St, Cape May, NJ 08204
Parking – Good sized lot
Dog friendly? Yes Stroller friendly? Strollers with large offroad wheels should work Benches? Lots of benches Facilities?: Picnic tables
Markings – Map [...]
James G Atkinson Memorial Park – Sewell, Gloucester County, NJ Distance – We did just over a mile. Probably about that total trail miles Type – Loop trail Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Gloucester County Parks Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Fields, ponds, and woods Surface – Paved
Trailheads – 39°45’8.01″N, 75° 7’3.20″W
Directions – 138 Bethel Mill Rd, Sewell, NJ 08080
Parking – Good sized lot (one side of the park is closed to parking right now for renovations)
Dog friendly? Unsure, did not see it posted Stroller friendly? Yes Benches? Yes Facilities?: [...]
Union Transportation Trail – Upper Freehold Township, Monmouth County, NJ Distance – 9 miles total one way (we did 2 miles one way) Type – Out-and-back Difficulty: 1 of 10 Good for equestrians, hikers, walkers, joggers and bicyclists.
Website – https://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/page.aspx?ID=3777 Open – Park opens at 7 a.m. daily, year round. Closing time is 6 p.m. through February 11; 6:30 p.m. February 12-March 7; and 8 p.m. March 8-April 15.
Terrain – Woods, farms, and swamps Surface – Crushed gravel
Trailheads – Sharon Station Road parking lot (intersects with Herbert Road) – 40°12’21.73″N, [...]