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June 21, 2018

Ben Franklin Bridge Walk – Camden, NJ to Philadelphia, PA

Ben Franklin Bridge Walk – Camden, Camden County, NJ to Philadelphia, PA Distance –  about 1.5 miles one way Type – Out-and-back Difficulty:  3 of 10 (steepest trail for miles around, sun and wind can be an issue)

Closed until Spring 2019!

NOTE: The South Side walkway is closed until Spring of 2019 for renovations.  We’ll include information for it here, but it won’t be actually usable until then.  The North Side walkway is open, and that’s the one that we used.

Website – http://www.drpa.org/bridges/ben-franklin-walkway.asp Open – open daily from 6 a.m [...]

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June 29, 2017

Soupy Island – Thorofare, NJ

Throwback.

Sports players.  Restaurants.  Clothes.  Local personalities. It’s a popular word in the greater Philadelphia area.

But the greatest throwback of them of them all might be the Sanitarium Playground.

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February 14, 2016

Fish House Cove Nature Trail – Pennsauken, NJ

Fish House Cove Nature Trail – Pennsauken, Camden County, NJ Distance –  About 0.2 of a mile one way (o.4 rought trip) Type – Out-and-back Difficulty:  1 of 10

Updated – December 9, 2018 – added a pair of articles by Paul Schopp detailing the fascinating history of this little corner of Pennsauken.

Website – None Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Marshland (boardwalk over top!)

Trailheads –  39°58’12.86″N,  75° 4’2.60″W (cross tracks to get there)

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July 1, 2015

Fort Delaware and Pea Patch Island

Fort Delaware – Pea Patch Island – Fort Delaware State Park, , Delaware City, Delaware

Official Website – Fort Delaware State Park Ferry information – Forts Ferry Crossing

Directions – You can leave from the pier at Fort Mott State Park in Pennsville, NJ or from the dock at Fort Delaware State Park in Delaware City, Delaware.

Fort Mott State Park (New Jersey side) – 454 Fort Mott Road Pennsville, NJ 08070 Fort Dupot (Delaware Side) – 45 Clinton St, Delaware City, DE 19706

Tickets – Check Forts Ferry Crossing page for current rates.  Can buy tickets at the pier in Delaware City (credit or cash) or on the ferry itself in [...]

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