Sourland Mountain Preserve – Hillsborough/Montgomery Township, Somerset County, NJ Distance – 9 miles total of trails (I did 3 1/2 miles) Type – interlocking loops Difficulty: 3 of 10 (more elevation that I’m used to in flat South Jersey)
Website – Sourland Mountain Preserve Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Hills and woods Surface – Rock & dirt plus boardwalks
Trailheads – only one trailhead – 40°28’26.64″N, 74°41’41.77″W
Directions – 421 E Mountain Rd, Hillsborough Township, NJ 08844
Parking – large lot
Dog friendly? Leashed dogs allowed Stroller [...]
Grand Teton National Park Website – https://www.nps.gov/grte/index.htm Wyoming
So after we left Yellowstone National Park in the rain and cold, we took many hours to drive south to Grand Teton National Park, which is connected to her more famous neighbor by a 10 mile road.
We drove through the clouds and the rain until we reached Gros Ventre Campground, where Uncle John had help from Tree Rider and The Pres with setting up camp. While it is not the prettiest campground in the park, it is the largest in the park. It does not take reservations in advance, but almost never fills up. We’d spend two nights here.
Grand Teton is a spot [...]
Yellowstone National Park Website – https://www.nps.gov/yell/index.htm Wyoming and Montana
So back in 2016, we had a great six days in Glacier National Park. But the kids had never been this far West before, so (twist our arm), we planned to take them to Yellowstone National Park.
So after a long day of driving north to south through Montana, and a night’s camping in southern Montana…
… we made it to Yellowstone [...]
Cox Hall Creek Wildlife Management Area – Villas, Cape May County, NJ Distance – 4 miles of trails here. We did 2.3 miles here, wish the 2 year old had the legs this day for more! Type – Interlocking loops Difficulty: 2 of 10
Website – None? Is it possible for a place to have zero online presence in 2020? Open – 5 AM to 9 PM
Terrain – fields, woods, hills Surface – mostly paved, with a dirt trail through the woods
Trailheads – 39° 0’11.70″N, 74°56’53.02″W
Directions – 5 Shawmont Ave, Villas, NJ 08251
Parking – Two good sized lots