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March 14, 2019

Batona Trail patches… they’re back!

They are back – Batona Trail patches! Patches are $6 each. You can pick them up from me or add $1.50 each for shipping!

All proceeds go to help offset the cost of the South Jersey Trails website.

Cash, check, Venmo, PayPal, pirate gold, or bartering books about New Jersey that I don’t have yet are accepted!

You can email us at or Facebook us for my address, PayPal, or Venmo info to pay!

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February 21, 2019

South Cape May Meadows – Cape May, NJ

South Cape May Meadows Preserve – Cape May, Cape May County, NJ Distance – 1.75 miles of trail (but spur requires some backtracking, plus can walk down to the beach at certain times of the year), we did 2.4 miles here. Type – Loop with an out-and-back spur, as well as a spur that connects with Cape May Point State Park. Difficulty: 1 of 10

Website – The Nature Conservancy Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Beach and marsh Surface – mostly dirt, sand, and shells

Trailheads: Main entrance from parking lot –  38°56’16.33″N,  74°56’40.97″W Connector trail from Cape May Point State Park (spur off of [...]

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February 2, 2019

A Batona Trail Adventure

Batona Trail Batsto to Ongs Hat 3 days – 34 miles

Back in November, Skunk, Danny, Pat, and I went for a little three day, 34 mile stroll on the Batona Trail.

(Note: This is more adventure log and not so much trail info.  For trail info, go to

Day 1 – Batsto to Batona Campground – about 12 1/2 miles

Three of us managed to get off on Friday (sorry Danny), so we met at Batsto and, after getting our permits, headed off down the Batona.  The first few miles flew and we walked through the areas that burned in the forest fire a few summers back.

The first bit of really [...]

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January 18, 2019

Cumberland County Winter Eagle Festival – February 2, 2019

Do you want to see a bald eagle?  Well, the Cumberland County Winter Eagle Festival in Mauricetown, NJ on February 2 is your chance!

This looks like such a cool event, if anyone goes, please report back to us how it was!

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