Bridgeton City Park – Cohanzick Zoo Section – Bridgeton, Cumberland County, NJ Distance – 2.5 miles total out-and-back on trail by millrace Type – out-and-back Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Bridgeton City Park and also an outdated site here Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Marsh, woods, fields Surface – Paved and crushed gravel
Trailheads – N 39° 25.923 W 075° 14.228
Directions – 15 Mayor Aitken Drive, Bridgeton, NJ (parking lot is actually across the street). Please note that as of August 2023, this lot is closed as part of a six month bridge rebuilding project, so we parked here.
Hopewell Township Park – Hopewell Township, Cumberland County, NJ Distance – 1 mile walk around the loops (could have added about another half mile if we walked down to the last part of the trail and back) Type – Interlocking loops Difficulty: 1 of 10
IMPORTANT NOTE – This is not to be confused with Hopewell Township Park in Hopewell Township, Mercer County, which also has a nice meadow, a playground with turrets, and the intriguingly named Frog War Trail (which turns out to be labeled Frog War Track when you get there – thanks to Martin for working out what the Frog War was!)
Website – Hopewell Township Open – Sunrise to [...]
Susan Stevens Halbe Preserve– Moorestown, Burlington County, NJ Distance – Listed as a 0.6 mile loop, I did 1 miles total as an out and back after I lost the trail Type – loop? Difficulty: 3 of 10
Website – Susan Stevens Halbe Preserve Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Lakeside woods Surface – dirt
Trailheads – N 39° 59.963 W 074° 53.520
Directions – 299 Creek Road, Moorestown, NJ
Parking – Spot or two on the side of the road
Dog friendly? Unsure Stroller friendly? No Benches? None Facilities?: None
Markings – No markings Map – No map (and forgot to run [...]
Happy 10th Birthday to us – today South Jersey Trails turns 10 years old! In celebration of 10 long years, we are doing a series of birthday posts. Look, here’s one right now!
Five years ago, we had hiked just over 160 trails in South Jersey, so we came up with our list of the Top 20 Hiking Trails in South Jersey. Well, another 5 years and close to another 100 new-to-us trails, it’s about time for another Top 20 list! That turned into a Top 25 list (and threatened to become a Top 30 list) because it’s too hard to leave so many great trails off the list!
Click on the name of the trail for a link to our full write up of that hike, which [...]