Willow Grove Lake Preserve – Newfield, Gloucester County, NJ Distance – 2.2 miles (trail might be a hair longer) Type – Loop Difficulty: 3 of 10 (overgrown)
Website – nature.org Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Woods and marsh Surface – Dirt
Trailheads – 39°32’57.35″N, 75° 3’58.91″W
Directions -2501 Weymouth Ave, Newfield, NJ
Parking – Very small lot with room for a few cars
Dog friendly? No Stroller friendly? No Benches? None Facilities?: None
Markings – Painted blazes
This Saturday will be the 91st Annual Emilio Carranza Memorial Ceremony, hosted by American Legion Post 11 of Mt Holly.
So who was Emilio Carranza and why is he honored each year in a clearing in the middle of the pine barrens? Carranza, whose family help several important positions in that country, was an early aviator of that country. He is often referred to as “the Lindbergh of Mexico”, and was a friend of Charles Lindbergh. In 1928, Carranza attempted to fly non-stop from Mexico City to Washington, D.C. on a goodwill flight. He fell just short due to bad weather, but finished his flight the next day and was greeted as a hero in our [...]
Glassboro WMA – Clayton, Gloucester County, NJ Distance – unknown miles of trails, we did 3 miles out and back and barely scratched the surface Type – a web of walkable dirt roads Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Division of Fish & Wildlife Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Woods, swamps Surface – Dirt and sand
Trailheads – 39°40’25.48″N, 75° 3’13.81″W
Directions – Carpenter Ave and Fries Mills Road, Clayton, NJ.
Parking – We parked on Whitney Way, but looks like room for a few cars at Carpenter Ave.
D&R Canal State Park – Abbot Marshlands – Bordentown, Burlington County, NJ Distance – 4.5 miles total Type – One way trail Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Friends of Abbott Marshlands Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Fields, marsh, woods, river Surface – Mostly crushed stone
Trailheads – Bordentown Beach – 40° 8’50.63″N, 74°43’2.86″W Rt 295 Delaware River Overlook Trailhead – 40° 9’15.67″N, 74°43’2.21″W Canal Road Trailhead – 40°11’6.89″N, 74°44’47.16″W
Directions – Bordentown Beach – Located at the [...]