Updated: 12/2/19 – 2nd chance for the Coffin Tenant house!
The Coffin family can be traced back to 12th Century England, but entered into South Jersey history in the 1800s with William Coffin, whose father had come down from New England (where the family had roots going back to the Mayflower). William Coffin became, among other things, the proprietor of the tavern at Long-a-Coming (now Berlin) before going into the glass making business. As part of this business, he went on to found the towns of [...]
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 [...]
Bowling Green Trail– Cherry Hill, Camden County, NJ Distance – 0.25 miles total Type – Lollipop Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Cherry Hill Trail Crew Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Meadow Surface – Dirt and grass
Trailheads – 39°52’20.15″N, 75° 0’17.38″W
Directions – 1614 South Bowling Green Drive, Cherry Hill, NJ
Parking – Street parking
Dog friendly? Yes Stroller friendly? Yes if you have big, offroad wheels Benches? None Facilities?: None
Markings – None, but easy to follow Map –
So WE MISSED A CHERRY HILL TRAIL! [...]
Beaver Branch Park/Green Acres Park – Runnemede, Camden County, NJ Distance – 0.9 miles total Type – Loop Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Runnemede Parks Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Meadows, swamps, wetlands, forest Surface – paved
Trailheads – 39°51’7.18″N, 75° 5’32.38″W
Directions – Green Acres Park, Dettmar Terrace, Runnemede, NJ
Parking – Large lot
Dog friendly? Yes, must be leashed Stroller friendly? Yes Benches? Yes Facilities?: Bathrooms, not sure how often they are locked or unlocked
Markings – None, but easy to follow Map – None, [...]