Signal Hill Tract – Clementon, Camden County, NJ Distance – not sure how many miles total, we did 1 1/2 and definitely missed some trails. Type – Intersecting loops Difficulty: 3 of 10 – hills! Hills!
Website – None Open – 8 am to dusk
Terrain – Hills and forest Surface – dirt trails
Trailheads – 39°47’50.78″N, 74°59’32.44″W
Directions – Cherry Lane and Davis Ave, Clementon, NJ
Parking – Roadside parking
Dog friendly? It says dogs aren’t allowed on town land except “as designated”, and I didn’t see it designated. So I think [...]
Swedes Run Fields – Moorestown, Burlington County, NJ Distance – about 2 miles total if you walk all the pieces of trail. Type – Paved and dirt paths Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Moorestown Parks & Playgrounds Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Fields with some patches of woods Surface – Paved and dirt
Trailheads – 39°59’5.57″N, 74°55’30.38″W
Directions – 735 Westfield Road, Moorestown, NJ
Parking – Small lot
Dog friendly? Leashed dogs allowed on trails, unleashed dogs allowed in the fenced in dog park Stroller friendly? Offroad stroller would work fine for most [...]
So, the Batona Trail is South Jersey’s PREMIER (also, only) long distance hiking trail. It can be a fun adventure to spend 3 or 4 or 5 days backpacking the whole thing.
But some folks don’t have 3 or 4 or 5 days in a row. Other folks (we call them intelligent people who aren’t trying to kill their bodies) don’t backpack. But the Batona is still awesome and you still want to do it.
This post is for you… how to split the Batona Trail up! I’ll be putting down the distances between potential parking, which you can use to figure out how to complete either by doing out-and-backs or doing a car shuttle. I’ll be sticking to [...]
Cox Hall Creek Wildlife Management Area – Villas, Cape May County, NJ Distance – 4 miles of trails here. We did 2.3 miles here, wish the 2 year old had the legs this day for more! Type – Interlocking loops Difficulty: 2 of 10
Website – None? Is it possible for a place to have zero online presence in 2020? Open – 5 AM to 9 PM
Terrain – fields, woods, hills Surface – mostly paved, with a dirt trail through the woods
Trailheads – 39° 0’11.70″N, 74°56’53.02″W
Directions – 5 Shawmont Ave, Villas, NJ 08251
Parking – Two good sized lots