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July 13, 2017

Hike AND Swim – 6 places to pair them up in South Jersey!

It’s summer.  Hiking is hot.  But you still want to do it.  Because its awesome. But it’s hot.

Solution?  Go for a hike, then for a swim! Here are six South Jersey hikes that you can swim after without having to get back into the car to go somewhere else!

Note -click on the name of the trail to go to the trail information about that trail!

#6 – Red and Blue Trails – Wharton State Forest – Shamong, Burlington/Atlantic County, NJ – 1 mile Cost – $5 per car during the week, $10 per car on the weekend (2017 – New Jersey residents, more expensive for those from other states) Official information – Wharton [...]

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January 8, 2017

2016 – Year in Review – 10 Favorite Trails

In 2016, I hiked 32 new trails in South Jersey!  Why not take a look back at the highlights of an awesome year?

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June 23, 2016

Parvin State Park – Elmer, NJ

Parvin State Park – Elmer, Salem County, NJ Distance – 15 miles of trails in the park (we did 3 miles on the Parvin Lake Trail) Type – Web of trails (we did a loop on the Parvin Lake Trail) Difficulty: 2 of 10 Total score: 8 of 10

Website – Parvin State Park Official Website Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – flat swamp and woods

Trailheads –  39°30’38.41″N,  75° 7’58.49″W

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March 15, 2016

8 South Jersey Trails with Climbs (or at least Elevation Changes)!

I have no idea how this happened, but this terrible blog turns 3 years old today!  My dream to write about local hiking trails while simultaneously assaulting readers with terrible puns and far too much hyperbole has been even more dream than I could have dreamed it would dream!

In celebration, the gang here at South Jersey Trails proudly offers 8 South Jersey Trails with Climbs! These hikes all have the rarest of all South Jersey hike features – elevation gain and loss. Now, remember, this is still South Jersey, so mute those expectations. Even the most impressive of these climbs (just under 400 feet… which is WAY more than the second most climb on this [...]

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