Maybe you have a stroller. Maybe you are out with someone in a wheelchair or who has trouble getting around. Maybe it’s been raining for days and everything is gross out. Maybe you just don’t want to deal with “the wilderness” today. Guess hiking is just out.
Of course not! There are some lovely PAVED and CRUSHED gravel trails in South Jersey that are easy to navigate and are just waiting to be explored. Here are some of our favorites!
Click on the name of the trail or park for our full review of that park, including driving address, GPS coordinates, parking, bathrooms, trail maps, etcCamden County
Haddon Lake Park and [...]
Millcreek Park – Willingboro, Burlington County, NJ Distance – 4 1/2 miles of trails (I did 3.3 miles around the outer parts of the loops) Type – Loops Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Willingboro Parks Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Woods, wetlands, and fields Surface – part paved, part wood chips, part crushed stone
Trailheads – 40° 1’24.84″N, 74°54’42.70″W (just one lot, there are several other options)
Directions – 300 Bev Rancocas Rd, Willingboro, NJ 08046
Parking – Several parking lots located throughout the park
Dog friendly? Yes Stroller friendly? [...]
Atsion Family Campground Wharton State Forest Shamong, NJ
Address: Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ 08088 Coordinates: 39°44’45.37″N, 74°44’38.22″W
Directions: On Atsion Road, turn onto the dirt road with the sign for Atsion Family Campground. Drive down and the campsites will be in two loops on either side.
Access: Dirt road, but accessible by pretty much any vehicle.
Website for official info: http://www.nj.gov/dep/parksandforests/parks/wharton.html
Website for campsite booking and pricing: www.camping.nj.gov
Camped here earlier this month, which FINALLY completes [...]
Elbo Park Walking Trails – Mt Laurel, Burlington County, NJ Distance – 1/2 miles total Type – Loop Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Mt Laurel Parks & Rec Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Meadow Surface – Paved
Trailheads – 39°55’52.97″N, 74°53’58.80″W
Directions -184 Elbo Lane, Mt Laurel, NJ
Parking – Spots for about 30 cars
Dog friendly? Yes, on leash Stroller friendly? Yes Benches? Yes Facilities?: Port-o-potty
Markings – None, just follow paved paths Map –
Way back on August 1, Trisha posted in our South [...]