Whitman’s Walk, Laurel Springs Borough Park – Laurel Springs, Camden County, NJ Distance – 0.8 miles total (includes some out-and-back spots) Type – web of trails Difficulty: 1 of 10 – some small blow downs
Website – https://www.facebook.com/whitmanwalklaurelspringsnj/ Open – 7 AM to 7 PM
Terrain – creekside forest and swamp Surface – Mostly boards, with a dirt section along the creek bank also available.
Trailheads – 39°49’1.84″N, 75° 0’13.91″W
Battleship New Jersey – Camden, Camden County, New Jersey Website – http://www.battleshipnewjersey.org/ Address – 100 Clinton Street, Camden, NJ
So one of my favorite places in South Jersey is the Battleship USS New Jersey. Over the years, I’ve done a lot of work cleaning her with the scouts, helping out with Eagle Projects there, and welcome soldiers and sailors there for Thanksgiving dinner.
When looking out the window of the PATCO train earlier this summer, The Pres asked if we could go see the battle ship. He’d only been next to it, and I realized that for my score of times I’d been on it, I’d never actually done the [...]
Silver Lake Park – Clementon, Camden County, NJ Distance – 0.3 miles total Type – Out-and-back Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Camden County Park Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Lakeside grass Surface – Grass
Trailheads: Trout Ave – 39°48’29.37″N, 74°58’51.66″W Erie Ave – 39°48’23.12″N, 74°58’53.72″W
Penbryn Wildlife Management Area Paddle – Winslow, Camden County, NJ Distance: Aimless paddling on this good size lake racked up a mile of distance. Type: Out and back Difficulty: 1 of 10 Total score: 4 of 10
Website – Penbryn WMA Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Lakeside
Boat ramp – 39°45’55.40″N, 74°56’10.49″W
Directions: Penbryn Road, Winslow, NJ (Note – in my GPS, it comes up as Berlin.) It’s just before the railroad track.