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July 2, 2019

D&R Canal State Park – Abbot Marshlands – Bordentown, NJ

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 [...]

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April 6, 2019

Fiddler’s Creek Preserve – Titusville, NJ

Fiddler’s Creek Preserve – Titusville, Mercer County, NJ Distance – We did 2 miles (with some backtracking on a lollipop).  Maybe 2 1/2 trail miles here. Type – Series of connected loops Difficulty:  4 of 10 – large ravine you can journey into, steep climb in and out

Note – these trails are connected with Ted Stiles Preserve and Baldpate Mountain next door.

Website – None Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Woods, meadows (old farm fields), and a steep ravine to a creek Surface – Mostly dirt.

Trailheads – 40°18’59.92″N, 74°53’4.79″W (From preserve’s parking [...]

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July 23, 2017

Washington Crossing State Park – Hopewell Township, NJ

Washington Crossing State Park – Hopewell Township, Mercer County, NJ Distance – 14  miles of trail total, including a 2 mile bike trail and a 2.2 mile horse trail.  We did 3.2 miles of trails Type – Web of trails Difficulty: 2 of 10 – some small hills to contend with Admission – Small fee per car on weekends between Memorial Day and Labor Day (2017 – $5 in state, $7 for out-of-state)

Website – Washington Crossing State Park – DEP Open – 8 AM to 8 PM

Terrain – Woods, swamps, riverside, and fields Surface – Various, from paved to dirt to grass

Trailheads –  40°18’7.94″N,  [...]

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January 26, 2016

Grounds for Sculpture – Hamilton, NJ

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Grounds for Sculpture– Hamilton, Mercer County, NJ Difficulty: 1 of 10 Total score: 9 of 10

Website –www.groundsforsculpture.org/ Admission – $15 per adult, Seniors $12, $10 for students, Free for the 5 and under crowd. (Rates as of January 2016) Admission cheat code – most of the libraries in the state have passes for here that you can check out. They are VERY popular in nice weather, but if you’re dumb and go in the winter like us, they are readily available.  Can only hold onto them for three days (at least in Camden County). Open – Tuesday to Sunday, 10 am to 5 PM. Closed [...]

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