Next Sunday, March 11th, is the 13th Annual Lines on the Pines Event!
This is seriously our favorite pine barrens event of the year, as it gives us the opportunity to go into bankruptcy after buying many, many, many, many South Jersey history books (so worth it).
But seriously, we’re talking over 100 tables featuring local authors, craft venders, photographers, historical societies, and local wildlife refuges. We’re talking live music, a filming of the movie “John Hart: Portrait of a Patriot” at 1pm, and guided hikes in the woods on campus. We’re talking an ever expanding group of activities for kids that include crafts, games, [...]
Camp Acagisca Group Campground Atlantic County Parks Mays Landing, NJ
Address: 6755 Weymouth Road, Mays Landing, NJ 08088 Coordinates: 39°29’20.71″N, 74°45’56.73″W
Directions: Turn at 67855 onto the gated road. When the road curves to the left, stay straight to go into the campsites.
Access: Dirt road, but accessible by most any vehicle under normal conditions. Make sure to check in with the office the morning that you are camping, we’ve gotten there a few times to find the gate locked.
Website for official info: Atlantic County Parks – Camping
Website for campsite booking and pricing: Atlantic County [...]
Assiscunk Creek Park – Burlington Township, Burlington County, NJ Distance – about 3 miles of trails total Type – connected loops with an out-and-back Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Burlington Township Parks Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Fields, woods, and pond Surface – Paved, gravel, dirt, depending on stretch of trail
Trailheads – we started at 40° 4’9.65″N, 74°49’1.41″W, but also parking at the sports fields and the municipal complex.
Blackwater Pond Park – Buena Borough, Atlantic County, NJ Distance – Maybe 3 miles of trails, nearly all of which require backtracking. (we did 2 1/2 miles, and missed 1 1/2 miles of paved path) Type – Web of out-and-backs Difficulty: 3 of 10 – parts of trail a bit overgrown (Tree Rider tripped a lot). One section had a ton of blowdowns, but others showed alot of evidence of chainsaws clearing the way. No markers, so not 100% sure what was trail vs just a deer path
Website – Buena Parks & Rec Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Fields, woods, and swamp Surface – Partially paved, partially dirt
Trailheads – [...]