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.
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!
Also, if you missed it and want to watch it, you can at: https://outdoors.zoom.us/rec/share/yve5JdsoXvtyPuzHUqvDYQIf8S4fD_eQahJWL_euZ8riOamCr1V6kGAGoBMKusGH.ummqa9vUd_XnZOLa
Click on the title of any section for the trail info and the full trail information and review.
Signal Hill Tract – Clementon, Camden County, NJ Distance – not sure how many miles total, we did 1 1/2 and definitely missed some trails. Type – Intersecting loops Difficulty: 3 of 10 – hills! Hills!
Website – None Open – 8 am to dusk
Terrain – Hills and forest Surface – dirt trails
Trailheads – 39°47’50.78″N, 74°59’32.44″W
Directions – Cherry Lane and Davis Ave, Clementon, NJ
Parking – Roadside parking
Dog friendly? It says dogs aren’t allowed on town land except “as designated”, and I didn’t see it designated. So I think [...]
Swedes Run Fields – Moorestown, Burlington County, NJ Distance – about 2 miles total if you walk all the pieces of trail. Type – Paved and dirt paths Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Moorestown Parks & Playgrounds Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Fields with some patches of woods Surface – Paved and dirt
Trailheads – 39°59’5.57″N, 74°55’30.38″W
Directions – 735 Westfield Road, Moorestown, NJ
Parking – Small lot
Dog friendly? Leashed dogs allowed on trails, unleashed dogs allowed in the fenced in dog park Stroller friendly? Offroad stroller would work fine for most [...]