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July 21, 2019

Willow Grove Lake Preserve – Newfield, NJ


Willow Grove Lake Preserve – Newfield, Gloucester County, NJ Distance – 2.2 miles (trail might be a hair longer) Type – Loop Difficulty: 3 of 10 (overgrown)

Website – Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Woods and marsh Surface – Dirt

Trailheads – 39°32’57.35″N, 75° 3’58.91″W

Directions -2501 Weymouth Ave, Newfield, NJ

Parking – Very small lot with room for a few cars

Dog friendly? No Stroller friendly? No Benches? None Facilities?: None

Markings – Painted blazes

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July 20, 2019

6 Places to Hike AND Swim in South Jersey!

So it’s like 150 degrees out (I’m exaggerating of course, it’s only 147 1/2 degrees).  If you’re brave enough to hiking (which if its this weekend should be done early with a ton a drinking water and maybe a cooler full of popsicles), you’ll need to cool off afterwards.  So why not pair up hiking and swimming!?

We’ve got you covered with 6 places to hike AND swim in South Jersey, newly updated with 2019 rates!




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July 11, 2019

Glassboro Wildlife Management Area – Clayton, NJ

Glassboro WMA – Clayton, Gloucester County, NJ Distance –  unknown miles of trails, we did 3 miles out and back and barely scratched the surface Type – a web of walkable dirt roads Difficulty: 1 of 10

Website – Division of Fish & Wildlife Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Woods, swamps Surface – Dirt and sand

Trailheads – 39°40’25.48″N, 75° 3’13.81″W

Directions – Carpenter Ave and Fries Mills Road, Clayton, NJ.

Parking – We parked on Whitney Way, but looks like room for a few cars at Carpenter Ave.

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July 5, 2019

Happy Birthday and Independence Day!

A BIG happy birthday to our newest adventurer, the Big Fella! 14 hours into his short life, he enjoys hanging out with Mama and Dada and exploring historic sites, as long as said Historic sites are two rooms of the nation’s oldest hospital.

He looks forward to meeting and adventuring with his three older brothers, who are bouncing off the walls waiting to meet him!

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