Double Trouble State Park – Bayville, Ocean County, NJ Distance – 8 miles of trails Type – Various trails that loop around Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Double Trouble State Park Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – woods, swamps, meadows, and bogs Surface – mostly sand
Trailheads: Most of the trails in the park start from the village – 39°53’49.41″N, 74°13’21.48″W Dover Forge Trailhead – 39°54’44.56″N, 74°16’58.20″W
Dr. James Still Nature Trail – Dr. James Still State Park and Education Center – Medford, Burlington County, NJ Distance – 3/4 of a mile total Type – Loop Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Dr. James Still Historic Office Site & Education Center Dr. James Still Historic Office Site & Education Center Facebook Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Woodlands and meadow Surface – Dirt with a few boardwalks
Trailheads – 39°54’57.02″N, 74°49’22.03″W
Five years ago, I started a blog about hiking in South Jersey as an excuse to go exploring with my then one year old son. I expected maybe four people to ever read it, and that estimate included if my mom could figure out how to get to it to see pictures of her grandson (she hasn’t yet).
Five years (and two kids later), we’ve explored 166 trails in South Jersey and counting. We’ve made many new friends, been invited to part of some amazing experiences, and have had a total of ELEVEN people read our posts (okay, maybe more like fourteen people… wait, 700,000 hits so far!?).
So, in celebration of five years, we present the Top 20 Trails in South [...]
Next Sunday, March 11th, is the 13th Annual Lines on the Pines Event!
This is seriously our favorite pine barrens event of the year, as it gives us the opportunity to go into bankruptcy after buying many, many, many, many South Jersey history books (so worth it).
But seriously, we’re talking over 100 tables featuring local authors, craft venders, photographers, historical societies, and local wildlife refuges. We’re talking live music, a filming of the movie “John Hart: Portrait of a Patriot” at 1pm, and guided hikes in the woods on campus. We’re talking an ever expanding group of activities for kids that include crafts, games, [...]