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.
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 [...]
Palace of Depression 265 S Mill Rd Vineland, New Jersey 08361
Before we get started, let’s get this out of the way immediately:
“One of the things we see a lot of out there online is that people want to visit and tour The Palace but it is hard to catch us at the site. We are located at 265 S. Mill Rd. in Vineland, NJ. While we don’t keep regular hours yet, and are there at all different times, we always like to try to accommodate everyone as best we can that wants to see or know about The Palace. If you would like to tour The Palace, have questions about it, would like to make a donation or volunteer, or for media [...]
Manumuskin River Preserve – Millville, Cumberland County, NJ Distance – 4 miles total (trail was probably 3, plus some wandering) Type – lollipop Difficulty: 3 of 10 – walk along the stones over the swamp is a pain
Website – Cumberland County Open – Sunrise to Sunset?
Terrain – swamps, woods Surface – dirt, gravel, and more
Trailheads – 39°20’7.28″N, 74°57’41.94″W
Directions – Port Elizabeth-Cumberland Road (Rt 646), Millville, NJ
Parking – Roadside parking along [...]