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)
Egg Island Wildlife Management Area – Fortesque (Downe Township), Cumberland County, NJ Distance – 1 mile total (but could have gone further) Type – Out-and-back Difficulty: 1 of 10 Total score: 6 of 10
Website – None Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Salt marsh and beach Surface – Mostly sandy beach
Trailheads – 39°13’25.30″N, 75° 9’59.11″W. Note that this trailhead IS the road.
Voyageurs National Park Website – https://www.nps.gov/voya/index.htm International Falls, Minnesota
This summer, our big adventure was having a new baby. But LAST summer we took a month-long road trip out to Montana.
Our destination for Day #4 was Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota, way up on the border with Canada, and our first new “National Park” National Park for this trip.
This park is mostly water, but we decided to start out with a hike on Lake Kabetogama. The hike starts just around the corner from the Ash River Visitors Center and was three miles.
We then [...]