Bostwick Lake Paddle – Upper Deerfield Township, Cumberland County, NJ Distance: Maybe 0.6 miles total Type: Out and back Difficulty: 1 of 10.
Official Website – https://upperdeerfield.com/Bostwick%20Lake/Bostwick%20Lake.htm Terrain – Pretty little lake
Put ins – N 39° 31.706 W 075° 16.076 Parking – Two lot areas with plenty of space.
Rentals – None
Description: A pretty little lake in Cumberland County co-owned by Deerfield Township and Hopewell Townships. This was owned by the five Bostwick Brothers, who owned it from 1927 to 1067. This was bought with money left by local conservationist Frank Stewart back in 1967. The lake [...]
Kirkwood Lake Paddle – Kirkwood Lake County Park – Voorhees and Lindenwold, NJ Distance: 1 1/2 miles (could have gone a little further back with a kayak) Type: Out and back Difficulty: 2 of 10.
Terrain – Nice out and back on this old recreational lake, although lake is being filled in by weeds. Come on Sherman-Williams, clean up your mess.
Put ins – Gibbsboro Road, just off the intersection with White Horse Road (NOT the same as the White Horse Pike), Lindenwold, NJ. 39°50’10.84″N, 75° 0’3.96″W. The driveway goes past the log cabin.
Description: Yesterday was overcast with a chance of rain… time to [...]
Medford Canoe Trail – Medford, Burlington County, NJ Distance: 2 miles (took about two hours, with a walk around and a portage) Type: One way Difficulty: 6 of 10, mostly for one really hard carry over where a tree was blocking the way and poison ivy coated the bank of the river. That was a fun one! Other than that, super easy. Official Website: http://medfordcanoetrail.wordpress.com/
Terrain – Town of Medford and more nature than you’d have imagined.
Put ins – Medford Park, off of Gill Street – 39° 53.640’N, 74° 49.541’W (short carry – 2 miles total, will have to go over a tree) or Coates Street put in (by cemetery – much closer [...]