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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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)