So, I did a Zoom lecture thing thanks to the lovely people at the Delaware River Greenway Partnership, where I shared adventures on ten trails in South Jersey along the Delaware. For those who didn’t take notes or who didn’t want to hear me run my mouth for an hour (I don’t blame you!), here’s the Cliff Notes version of adventures on the Delaware River!
Click on the title of any section for the trail info and the full trail information and review.
Stop 1 – D&R Canal Towpath – Trenton, NJ to Bordentown, Burlington County, NJ – 4.5 Miles
This 4 1/2 mile walk heads through the Abbot Marshlands that [...]
Memorial Park– Cinnaminson, Burlington County, NJ Distance – Maybe 2 miles total if you do the dirt and paved trail. We did the the dirt trail and did 0.8 of a mile. Type – Loop Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Cinnaminson Parks and Rec Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Lake with fields Surface – Paved and dirt
Trailheads – 39°59’5.19″N, 75° 0’33.76″W
Directions -Cinnaminson Road and Lenola Road, Cinnaminson, NJ
Dog friendly?: Unsure
Parking – Good sized lot, as there are ball fields here.
Stroller friendly? Think it would be tough with a stroller Benches? One bench [...]
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 [...]