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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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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 State [...]

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July 13, 2017

Belleplain State Forest – Woodbine, NJ

Belleplain State Forest – Woodbine, Cape May County, NJ Distance –  47 miles of trails (seriously).  So far covered – 1.6 miles of trails (have a few more miles to do here) Difficulty:  3 of 10 – some muddy spots to navigate Admission cost – Between Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day Weekend!  Cost is $5 on a weekday or $10 on a weekend per VEHICLE if you live in the great state of New Jersey.  For folks from other states, it’s double.

Website – Belleplain State Forest Open – Sunrise to Sunset. Camping is also available here!  Make it a weekend!

Terrain – Woods, swamp Surface – Various

Trailheads – Nature Trail 1 [...]

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June 11, 2017

Washington Crossing Historic Park – Washington Crossing, PA

Washington Crossing Historic Park – Washington Crossing (Upper Makefield Township), Bucks County, PA Distance –  we did 0.75 miles total Type – Out-and-back Difficulty: 1 of 10

Website – Washington Crossing Historic Park Open – Visitors Center – 10 AM – 5 PM.

They do guided tours of the village at half past every hour.  You can also walk the village on your own, which is what we did.

Terrain – Riverside lawns Surface – Paved or grass.

Trailheads –  40°17’44.54″N,  74°52’20.86″W (at the crosswalk from the parking lot)

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