Beaver Branch Park/Green Acres Park – Runnemede, Camden County, NJ Distance – 0.9 miles total Type – Loop Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Runnemede Parks Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Meadows, swamps, wetlands, forest Surface – paved
Trailheads – 39°51’7.18″N, 75° 5’32.38″W
Directions – Green Acres Park, Dettmar Terrace, Runnemede, NJ
Parking – Large lot
Dog friendly? Yes, must be leashed Stroller friendly? Yes Benches? Yes Facilities?: Bathrooms, not sure how often they are locked or unlocked
Markings – None, but easy to follow Map – None, [...]
Big Timber Creek, South Branch – Old Pine Farms – Deptford Township, Gloucester County, NJ to River Dr, Westville, Gloucester County, NJ or Brooklawn Community Park, Camden County, NJ Distance: 8 miles from launch to the Delaware River (another 0.7 miles back to the take out) Type: One way Difficulty: 2 of 10 as long as you are with the tide.
Terrain – Wide, tidal river with marshes
Put ins – Old Pine Farms – 39°48’43.23″N, 75° 5’5.77″W (1/4 mile carry in between parking and ramp) – Parking at the end of Rankin Ave in Deptford, NJ
Cramer Hill Nature Preserve – Camden, Camden County, NJ Distance – about 1 mile total of trails Type – Loop with a branch Difficulty: 2 of 10 – some flooded out areas
Website – New Jersey Conservation Foundation Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – woods and wetlands Surface – Woodchips, dirt, and (thanks non-stop rain) mud
Trailheads – 39°57’55.27″N, 75° 5’8.29″W
Directions – 36th Street and Farragut Ave, Camden, NJ
Parking – Small lot
Dog friendly? Yes Stroller friendly? No Benches? None Facilities?: None
Markings – None, but [...]
Petty’s Island – Future State Park – Pennsauken, Camden County, NJ Distance – 2 1/2 miles total
Official Website – https://nj.gov/dep/njnlt/pettysisland.htm NJ Audubon – https://njaudubon.org/centers/pettys-island-preserve/
*HUGE MASSIVELY IMPORTANT NOTE*
Please note that Petty’s Island is CLOSED to the public at this time! The only way onto the island is one of the tours run through the New Jersey Audubon Society! These tours are FREE, but require snagging a free ticket, which tend to go in days, if not hours. CITGO still owns the property at this time, which is protected by a guard [...]