Wishbone Trail – Rancocas Creek National Water Trail paddle – Mt. Holly to Hainsport, Burlington County, NJ Distance – roughly 8 miles Time – usually 3 to 4 hours (took us just over 3) Type – down the North Branch of Rancocas Creek, then up the South branch! Difficulty: 7 of 10 (for paddling against the current the last mile and a half) Total score: 10 of 10
Website – Ranococas Creek National Water Trail (proposed) Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – the river passes through the middle of town, as well as through forests and swamps.
Launches – Mount Holly – Launch at 39°59’24.58″N, [...]
Rancocas State Park (South End) – Hainsport, Burlington County, NJ
NOTE: To be clear, this is the southern section, between the two branches of Rancocas Creek. For the north section (where the Rancocas Nature Center and Indian Reservation are), click here. The two sections, separated by the North Branch of Rancocas Creek, are not connected by any trails.
Distance: 8.2 miles of trails (we did 4 miles) Type: Interconnected web of trails of various colors Difficulty: 3 of 10.
Terrain – forest, river, swamp, small hills
Trailheads – 39° 59.546’N, 74° 50.052’W (off intersection of Deacon Rd and Woolman Rd) – Blue trail goes two directions [...]
Long Bridge County Park – Hainspoirt, Burlington County, NJ Distance: 2.5 miles of trails (I did 3 miles by being a little OCD and walking every bit of every trail, which required some overlap) Type: Intersecting loops and lollipops. Difficulty: 2 of 10.
Terrain – woods, marsh, river.
Trailheads – 39° 59.528’N, 74° 48.909’W