Hammonton Creek Wildlife Management Area (Amatol) – Mullica Township, Atlantic County, NJ Distance – 1.6 miles total Type – Loop-ish Difficulty: 2 of 10
Website – None Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – woods Surface – sand
Trailheads – 39°36’9.80″N, 74°44’46.42″W
Check out the November 2017 issue of SJ Magazine! Open up to page 24, you’ll find a nice article about South Jersey Trails!
Thank you to Madison Russ for interviewing me and to David Howarth for taking the pictures for the article!
I have to imagine my 15 minutes of fame is coming to an end soon, but Inside Jersey Magazine interviewed me as part of a bigger set of articles on the pine barrens. Thank you to Jenn Hall for reaching out, and for having such a nice little write up!
Mike McCormick, of Barrington, didn’t set out to create the definitive South Jersey hiking guide. It’s just that it didn’t exist. Now, his website, launched in March 2013, covers more than
120 trails, nearly 50 of which are in the Pines. An avid backpacker and history teacher, McCormick, 35, finds ample inspiration to satisfy both interests here. Asked what he brings for a trek, he quips: “My [...]
My buddy Pat and I went hiking at the height of the July heat at Wells Mills. Luckily, it was in the upper 90s with a million percent humidity. And we decided to do the Penns Hill Trail (labeled at the Marci Trail on the maps, but different on the signs)… 8.4 miles.
Regardless of death heat trying to crush me, this is one of my new favorites in South Jersey, so you know it must be good.
For the review and a million pictures, check the now UPDATED post for Wells Mills County Park, where we added all about the new-to-us trail and our grand (aka, hot) adventure that thankfully had blueberries: