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February 21, 2019

South Cape May Meadows – Cape May, NJ

South Cape May Meadows Preserve – Cape May, Cape May County, NJ Distance – 1.75 miles of trail (but spur requires some backtracking, plus can walk down to the beach at certain times of the year), we did 2.4 miles here. Type – Loop with an out-and-back spur, as well as a spur that connects with Cape May Point State Park. Difficulty: 1 of 10

Website – The Nature Conservancy Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Beach and marsh Surface – mostly dirt, sand, and shells

Trailheads: Main entrance from parking lot –  38°56’16.33″N,  74°56’40.97″W Connector trail from Cape May Point State Park (spur off of [...]

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July 18, 2017

Cape Island Creek Paddle – Cape May, NJ

Cape Island Creek Paddle – Cape May Lower Township, Cape May County, NJ Distance – 3 3/4 miles total Time – Took us 2 hours total Type – Out-and-back paddle Difficulty: 3 of 10 – low bridges.  Potential for tide issues. Total score: 6 of 10

Website – None Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Tidal marshes

Put ins (these are less than a tenth of a mile apart): Spicer’s Creek Boat Ramp – 38 57.046 ` 74 54.593 Miss Chris Marina (if renting from them, which we did) –  38°57’0.56″N,  74°54’38.30″W

Take outs: Same

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March 1, 2017

Cape May Point State Park – Cape May, NJ

Cape May Point State Park – Cape May, Cape May County, NJ Distance – 3.2 miles of trail total Type – Series of loops Difficulty:  2 of 10 Total score: 9 of 10

Updated – March 3, 2017

Website – Cape May Point State Park Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Mostly tidal marshlands with small patches of forest Surface – boardwalks and dirt

Trailheads –  38°55’59.64″N,  74°57’30.34″W or 38°55’57.43″N,  38°55’57.43″N or 38°55’55.04″N,  74°57’32.34″W

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February 24, 2015

Cape May in deep freeze!

It’s February, it’s freezing cold out. So I went camping last weekend.

We didn’t get any big hikes in, but the Scouts and I did head down to Cape May on Saturday in between nights camping at Belleplain. I’ve been to Cape May in the winter several times, but I hadn’t seen it like this before! It looked like the Antarctic!

WWII bunker

Closer look. Not much special here, just some snow.

Meanwhile, down at the bay… ice flows? That Scout is standing at the very edge of [...]

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