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 [...]
The Woods at New Gretna/Jersey Shore Live Steam Organization – New Gretna (Bass River Twp), Burlington County, NJ Distance – about 4 miles total (came from an article in the Pine Barrens Tribune), we did 1.2 miles around most of the perimeter. Type – Connected loops Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Facebook page (good to check, as they post whether the railroad will be open on any given Saturday) Open – Park is open sunrise to sunset. Train seems to open on Saturdays in good weather, check out their Facebook to find out if they’ll have volunteers there on a particular Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM.
Terrain – Woods Surface – [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]