Well, eight long years ago I started with a dream and a free website. That dream was to some day ride through the wilds of the West on the back of my loyal cow steed – Lullabell – where I’d foil robberies and find gold.
[Note to editor – insert picture of me riding a cow here]
Anyway, haven’t managed that particular dream yet. BUT, I have ended up with a website about hiking in South Jersey. I go out, usually with some number of my four children, and we go on an adventure on a trail in South Jersey. Then I do a little write up about the trail and put some pictures up. Occassionally, I even spell words right.
Camden County College Trails – Blackwood, Camden County, NJ Distance – supposedly 8 miles of trails total. We did 2 1/2 miles, but missed a lot. Type – Series of interlocking loops Difficulty: 3 of 10 – built for bikes, so more climbs and descents than a normal trail in South Jersey
Website – None Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Hills, swamps, forests Surface – Largely sandy and rooty, fun!
Trailheads – 39°46’40.00″N, 75° 2’14.26″W
Directions – Turnerville Hickstown Rd, Sicklerville, NJ 08081 (Parking is at Gloucester Township Community Park)
Parking – Several [...]
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!
Also, if you missed it and want to watch it, you can at: https://outdoors.zoom.us/rec/share/yve5JdsoXvtyPuzHUqvDYQIf8S4fD_eQahJWL_euZ8riOamCr1V6kGAGoBMKusGH.ummqa9vUd_XnZOLa
Click on the title of any section for the trail info and the full trail information and review.
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 [...]