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March 3, 2018

Camp Acagisca Group Campground – Mays Landing, NJ

Camp Acagisca Group Campground Atlantic County Parks Mays Landing, NJ

Address: 6755 Weymouth Road, Mays Landing, NJ 08088 Coordinates:   39°29’20.71″N,  74°45’56.73″W

Directions: Turn at 67855 onto the gated road.  When the road curves to the left, stay straight to go into the campsites.

Access: Dirt road, but accessible by most any vehicle under normal conditions.  Make sure to check in with the office the morning that you are camping, we’ve gotten there a few times to find the gate locked.

Website for official info: Atlantic County Parks – Camping

Website for campsite booking and pricing: Atlantic County [...]

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February 14, 2017

John’s Woods Preserve and Weymouth County Park – Mays Landing, NJ

John’s Woods Preserve and Weymouth County Park – ,  County, NJ Distance –  2.5 miles total (not including wandering around Weymouth Furnace) Type – Out and back with a branch down to the river. Difficulty:  4 of 10 – trail not well marked, sometimes all but disappears. Total score: 5 of 10

If you are looking for information on canoeing the Great Egg Harbor River from Weymouth, check here

Website – Atlantic County Parks Open – 7:30 AM to 1/2 hour after sunset.

Terrain – woods with some wetlands Surface – dirt and sand

Trailheads: Weymouth – no hiking trails John’s Woods [...]


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July 20, 2015

Great Egg Harbor River Paddle – Penny Pot to Lake Lenape, Mays Landing

Great Egg Harbor River Paddle – Penny Pot in Hammonton to Lake Lenape, Mays Landing, NJ Distance: 16.9 miles total (we did 2.7 miles) Type: One way Difficulty: 6 of 10 – I’m sure much lower when flow is normal Total score: 7 of 10.

Breakdown (according to the Atlantic County Park System): Penny Pot to Weymouth – 9.9 miles (4 – 6 hours) Weymouth to Camp Acagisca – 2.7 miles (2 – 3 hours) Camp Acagisca to Lake Lenape – 4.3 miles (3 – 4 hours)

Terrain – Forest and swamp

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Put ins – Penny Pot – 39°34’31.64″N, 74°49’20.54″W (8th Street, just off Rt 73 – [...]

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July 20, 2015

Swamp Trail – Estell Manor County Park – Estell Manor, NJ

Swamp Trail (Loop with Oak Ridge Trail and Artesian Well Road ) – Estell Manor County Park – Estell Manor, Atlantic County, NJ Distance: 2 mile loop (Can continue further on the Swamp Trail or can hike a lot more on the other 18 miles of connecting trails in the park) Type: Loop Difficulty: 2 of 10 Total score: 9  of 10

Website – Estell Manor Park Open – 7:30 AM to dusk

Terrain – Swamp and forest

Trailheads –  39°24’55.42″N,  74°44’0.31″W

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