Fort Billings Park – Paulsboro, Gloucester County, NJ Distance – 1/3 miles total Type – No marked trail Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – https://paulsboronj.org/boards-groups/fort-billingsport-preservation-committee/ Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Field Surface – Lawn
Trailheads – N 39° 50.765 W 075° 14.995
Directions – Clonmell Road & North Delaware St, Paulsboro, NJ
Parking – Good sized lot in park
Dog friendly? Unsure Stroller friendly? Maybe heavy duty strollers Benches? Yes Facilities?: No Other: Picnic pavillions and playground
Markings – None Map – None (you’ll [...]
Signal Hill Tract – Clementon, Camden County, NJ Distance – not sure how many miles total, we did 1 1/2 and definitely missed some trails. Type – Intersecting loops Difficulty: 3 of 10 – hills! Hills!
Website – None Open – 8 am to dusk
Terrain – Hills and forest Surface – dirt trails
Trailheads – 39°47’50.78″N, 74°59’32.44″W
Directions – Cherry Lane and Davis Ave, Clementon, NJ
Parking – Roadside parking
Dog friendly? It says dogs aren’t allowed on town land except “as designated”, and I didn’t see it designated. So I think [...]
Updated: 4/24/21 – the house was knocked down earlier this week.
The Coffin family can be traced back to 12th Century England, but entered into South Jersey history in the 1800s with William Coffin, whose father had come down from New England (where the family had roots going back to the Mayflower). William Coffin became, among other things, the proprietor of the tavern at Long-a-Coming (now Berlin) before going into the glass making business. As part of this business, he went on to found the towns of Hammonton (named in honor of his son John Hammond Coffin) [...]
Birch Grove Park – Northfield, Atlantic County, NJ Distance – unsure how many miles of trails, I did 3.1 miles total Type – Web of connecting loops Difficulty: 2 of 10 Updated: 3/17/20
Website – City of Northfield Open – 9 AM to sunset
Terrain – forest and ponds Surface – mostly dirt trails
Trailheads – 39°22’32.89″N, 74°33’50.00″W
Directions – 1700 Burton Avenue, Northfield, New Jersey 08225
Parking – Very large lot
Dog friendly? “Pets are not permitted at the park. Service animals related to a person’s disability are always [...]