Maurice River Bicycle and Walking Trail – Millville, Cumberland County, NJ Distance – miles total Type – 1.5 miles or so (one way of an out-and-back) Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Citizens United to Protect the Maurice River and Its Tributaries Open – Dawn to dusk
Terrain – Riverside woods, meadows, and wetlands Surface – paved and crushed gravel
Trailheads – 39°23’43.73″N, 75° 2’23.50″W (Buck Park trailhead) 39°23’59.43″N, 75° 3’14.33″W (Sharp Street Park trailhead)
Blue Trail (Eastwick Drive Bike Path & Old Egg Harbor Road Bike Path) – Gibbsboro Greenway – Gibbsboro, Camden County, NJ Distance – 1.1 miles one way (about another 0.2 miles if you park where we did) – we did 3 miles total on our hike along this trail Type – Out-and-back Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Gibbsboro Greenway Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Woods, meadows, and suburbs Surface – Paved trail
Trailheads – 39°49’48.24″N, 74°57’20.17″W
Kinkora Trail – Columbus, Burlington County, NJ Distance – 2.2 miles total (one way on an out-and-back) Type – out-and-back Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Kinkora Trail Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Farmland, grassland, and forest Surface – Paved
Trailheads – 40° 4’20.69″N, 74°42’52.99″W – Township Park 40° 3’34.59″N, 74°42’5.91″W – Island Road (No parking)
Five years ago, I started a blog about hiking in South Jersey as an excuse to go exploring with my then one year old son. I expected maybe four people to ever read it, and that estimate included if my mom could figure out how to get to it to see pictures of her grandson (she hasn’t yet).
Five years (and two kids later), we’ve explored 166 trails in South Jersey and counting. We’ve made many new friends, been invited to part of some amazing experiences, and have had a total of ELEVEN people read our posts (okay, maybe more like fourteen people… wait, 700,000 hits so far!?).
So, in celebration of five years, we present the Top 20 Trails in South [...]