Melvin and Florence Levin Nature Conservancy – Mt. Laurel, Burlington County, NJ Distance – a little over 2 miles of trails (we did 2 1/4 miles with some backtrack and only missed one cut-through trail) total Type – Loop with a cut-through and a spur Difficulty: 1 of 10 Total score: 5 of 10
Website – None Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – woods and swamp with a bit of grassland Surface – some parts are boardwalk, some parts crushed stone dust, and some parts grass and dirt (or in our case, mud. Thanks rain)
Trailheads – 39°56’51.50″N, 74°52’40.67″W – this is the main one off of the [...]
So today marks FOUR YEARS of this ridiculous blog. I’ll type that again for dramatic effect- FOUR YEARS.
Four is an important number for this blog, because, when I started, I figured that was about top end estimate for how many people would ever look that this big, dumb prestigious project of mine (and that was counting on my mother being able to find it on the Internet to see cute pictures of her grandson). But my, oh, my, how we’ve grown up. In the past four years, nearly EIGHT PEOPLE have read this blog.
Okay, it’s a few more than that, and sometimes I worry about you folks because of that. But thanks just the same for coming along [...]
One of the finest trails in South Jersey, we finally managed to hike this one a week and a half ago! We added our photos and descriptions onto this guest post by James, who had shared these with us back in 2014. If you’ve never been, go now. This second.
I love that The Pres is to the point where he can do longer hikes like this, very proud of him for doing this six miler!
Red Trail Review
Completely redid the review of this wildlife preserve that shares space with the last farm remaining on the Delaware River between Camden and Trenton. The Pres and I did the whole loop (about 3 1/2 miles) now and not just the one trail, and aside for a bit of washed up trash, was pretty awesome. Birding, swamps, old foundations, the Delaware River… so much to see here.
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