Happy 10th Birthday to us – today South Jersey Trails turns 10 years old! In celebration of 10 long years, we are doing a series of birthday posts. Look, here’s one right now!
Five years ago, we had hiked just over 160 trails in South Jersey, so we came up with our list of the Top 20 Hiking Trails in South Jersey. Well, another 5 years and close to another 100 new-to-us trails, it’s about time for another Top 20 list! That turned into a Top 25 list (and threatened to become a Top 30 list) because it’s too hard to leave so many great trails off the list!
Click on the name of the trail for a link to our full write up of that hike, which [...]
Happy 10th Birthday to us! In celebration of 10 long years, we are doing a series of birthday posts. Look, here’s one right now!
One of those things that has always made us stand out from those other South Jersey hiking blogs is that we have more bad puns than… we have lower standards for our main writers than… we aren’t afraid to tackle the tiny trails. Hey, being a small child, like many of my five small children have been in the past decade, can be hard when you are walking. Heck, being an average sized adult with a hiking blog can be hard when you are walking. So we don’t mind taking on the bitsy trails. Here are a few of our favorites [...]
Tindall Island Trail – Greenwich, Cumberland County, NJ Distance – 1.4 miles total, can do a bit more if you time the tides right! Type – Out-and-back Difficulty: 2 of 10
Website – No official websites I can find Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Swamp and woods Surface – Grass, dirt
Trailheads – N 39° 22.263 W 075° 22.035
Directions – 496 Ragged Island St, Greenwich, NJ 08323
Parking – Roadsides parking for a few cars
Dog friendly? Unknown Stroller friendly? Off road stroller should be fine Benches? No benches Facilities?: No facilities
Markings – None, but trail is very wide and [...]
Bostwick Lake Paddle – Upper Deerfield Township, Cumberland County, NJ Distance: Maybe 0.6 miles total Type: Out and back Difficulty: 1 of 10.
Official Website – https://upperdeerfield.com/Bostwick%20Lake/Bostwick%20Lake.htm Terrain – Pretty little lake
Put ins – N 39° 31.706 W 075° 16.076 Parking – Two lot areas with plenty of space.
Rentals – None
Description: A pretty little lake in Cumberland County co-owned by Deerfield Township and Hopewell Townships. This was owned by the five Bostwick Brothers, who owned it from 1927 to 1067. This was bought with money left by local conservationist Frank Stewart back in 1967. The lake [...]