Bostwick Lake Paddle – Upper Deerfield Township, Cumberland County, NJ Distance: Maybe 0.6 miles total Type: Out and back Difficulty: 1 of 10.
Official Website – https://upperdeerfield.com/Bostwick%20Lake/Bostwick%20Lake.htm Terrain – Pretty little lake
Put ins – N 39° 31.706 W 075° 16.076 Parking – Two lot areas with plenty of space.
Rentals – None
Description: A pretty little lake in Cumberland County co-owned by Deerfield Township and Hopewell Townships. This was owned by the five Bostwick Brothers, who owned it from 1927 to 1067. This was bought with money left by local conservationist Frank Stewart back in 1967. The lake [...]
Fort Billings Park – Paulsboro, Gloucester County, NJ Distance – 1/3 miles total Type – No marked trail Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – https://paulsboronj.org/boards-groups/fort-billingsport-preservation-committee/ Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Field Surface – Lawn
Trailheads – N 39° 50.765 W 075° 14.995
Directions – Clonmell Road & North Delaware St, Paulsboro, NJ
Parking – Good sized lot in park
Dog friendly? Unsure Stroller friendly? Maybe heavy duty strollers Benches? Yes Facilities?: No Other: Picnic pavillions and playground
Markings – None Map – None (you’ll [...]
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.
Parvin State Park Campground Pittsgrove, Salem County, NJ
Address: 701 Almond Road, Pittsgrove, New Jersey 08318-3928 (this is the official address, but the campsite is actually on Parvin Mill Road, just south of Almond Road)
Coordinates: N 39° 30.495 W 075° 08.400
Access: Paved campground road
Website for official info: https://nj.gov/dep/parksandforests/parks/parvinstatepark.html
Website for campsite booking and pricing: www.camping.nj.gov
Pet friendly?: Some sites are pet friendly, check website for current details.
When New Jersey campgrounds reopened after 13 months of being closed, we got a little [...]