Well, eight long years ago I started with a dream and a free website. That dream was to some day ride through the wilds of the West on the back of my loyal cow steed – Lullabell – where I’d foil robberies and find gold.
[Note to editor – insert picture of me riding a cow here]
Anyway, haven’t managed that particular dream yet. BUT, I have ended up with a website about hiking in South Jersey. I go out, usually with some number of my four children, and we go on an adventure on a trail in South Jersey. Then I do a little write up about the trail and put some pictures up. Occassionally, I even spell words right.
Camden County College Trails – Blackwood, Camden County, NJ Distance – supposedly 8 miles of trails total. We did 2 1/2 miles, but missed a lot. Type – Series of interlocking loops Difficulty: 3 of 10 – built for bikes, so more climbs and descents than a normal trail in South Jersey
Website – None Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Hills, swamps, forests Surface – Largely sandy and rooty, fun!
Trailheads – 39°46’40.00″N, 75° 2’14.26″W
Directions – Turnerville Hickstown Rd, Sicklerville, NJ 08081 (Parking is at Gloucester Township Community Park)
Parking – Several [...]
Memorial Park– Cinnaminson, Burlington County, NJ Distance – Maybe 2 miles total if you do the dirt and paved trail. We did the the dirt trail and did 0.8 of a mile. Type – Loop Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Cinnaminson Parks and Rec Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Lake with fields Surface – Paved and dirt
Trailheads – 39°59’5.19″N, 75° 0’33.76″W
Directions -Cinnaminson Road and Lenola Road, Cinnaminson, NJ
Dog friendly?: Unsure
Parking – Good sized lot, as there are ball fields here.
Stroller friendly? Think it would be tough with a stroller Benches? One bench [...]
Signal Hill Tract – Clementon, Camden County, NJ Distance – not sure how many miles total, we did 1 1/2 and definitely missed some trails. Type – Intersecting loops Difficulty: 3 of 10 – hills! Hills!
Website – None Open – 8 am to dusk
Terrain – Hills and forest Surface – dirt trails
Trailheads – 39°47’50.78″N, 74°59’32.44″W
Directions – Cherry Lane and Davis Ave, Clementon, NJ
Parking – Roadside parking
Dog friendly? It says dogs aren’t allowed on town land except “as designated”, and I didn’t see it designated. So I think [...]