Daddy-Kid Hike IV: Back to the Woods Saturday, March 19, 2016 Black Run Preserve – Evesham Township, NJ Trail info – Black Run Preserve
Back on Easter Saturday, we held our forth Daddy-Kid Hike at one of the best places in the history of ever – Black Run Preserve. We had some new faces and some returning faces, and everyone enjoyed a roughly 2 mile hike through this former bogland. It was a beautiful day, and a beautiful hike.
Cold Spring Nature Preserve Trail – Marlton, Burlington County, NJ Distance – We did 1.9 miles with the roadwalk back to the trailhead. We missed a 0.9 mile loop trail. Type – Loops and out-and-backs (or can make a loop with a road walk) Difficulty: 5 of 10 – entrance trail has been overgrown for some time now. Total score: 4 of 10
Note – One of our readers reports that there are trail hookups with neighboring Black Run Preserve. Yay!
Website – http://www.rancocasconservancy.org/ Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – forest, swamps, and old bogs
Trailheads – 39°51’2.20″N, 74°54’24.92″W (Bortons [...]
Black Run Preserve Trails – Evesham, NJ Distance: 6.5 miles of trails. My “regular” loop is 2.5, but I’ve done 7 1/4 miles in one go there. Difficulty: 2 of 10. Updated: February 17, 2020 – a million new pictures. Expanded write up.
Activities – hiking, mountain biking (including a specially built offroad biking trail), geocaching, bird watching, hanging out with beavers, photography, orienteering (although there is currently a post missing) Terrain – Woods, wetlands, old bogs. Map – Updated Map (now with interaction!) You can also use REI’s Hiking Project App or All Trails to follow your route as you hike or bike. Website [...]