Garrett Family Preserve – Cape May, Cape May County, NJ Distance – 3.6 miles of trails total. We hiked 1.6 miles here Type – Interlocking loops Difficulty: 2 of 10
Website – Nature.org Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – fields and marsh Surface – mostly grass
Trailheads – 38°56’57.39″N, 74°55’25.63″W
Directions – 801 Wilson St, Cape May, NJ 08204
Parking – Good sized lot
Dog friendly? Yes Stroller friendly? Strollers with large offroad wheels should work Benches? Lots of benches Facilities?: Picnic tables
Markings – Map [...]
Michael Huber Prairie Warbler Preserve – Woodland Township, Burlington County, NJ Distance – 13 miles of trails (we did 5 1/2 miles of hiking here, including some backtracking on trails when necessary. ANY hike here will require at least some backtracking to complete loops or to get back to trailheads) Type – Web of trails Difficulty: 3 of 10 – downed trees near the intersection of the Yellow and Green Trails were tricky, but the rest of the trails were pretty easy Total score: 6 of 10
Website – njconservation.org Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – pinelands, swamps, and spungs!
Trailheads – Official – [...]
Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge – Galloway Township, Atlantic County, NJ Distance – 4 miles of dedicated hiking trails, plus you can hiking along the 8 mile scenic road to create trail loops. Type – Loops and out-and-backs. Difficulty: 3 of 10 – trail (especially on road) very exposed to sun, wind, and the elements. Total score: 8 of 10
Website – Forsythe NWR and Friends of Forsythe Open – Sunrise to Sunset. Admission – $4 a car (in November 2015)
Terrain – marshland, woodland, and meadow.
Directions – 800 Great Creek Road Galloway, New Jersey 08205
Parking – Plenty of parking at [...]