Dr. James Still Nature Trail – Dr. James Still State Park and Education Center – Medford, Burlington County, NJ Distance – 3/4 of a mile total Type – Loop Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Dr. James Still Center Dr. James Still Historic Office Site & Education Center (Medford Historical Society) Dr. James Still Historic Office Site & Education Center Facebook Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Woodlands and meadow Surface – Dirt with a few boardwalks
Trailheads – 39°54’57.02″N, 74°49’22.03″W
Cowan Preserve – Medford, Burlington County, NJ Distance – ??? Type – ??? Difficulty: 9 of 10 – Too overgrown to follow the trail with the kids after about 100 yards. Total score: 1 of 10
Website – Rancocas Conservancy Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – swamps and woods
Trailheads – 39°53’38.87″N, 74°49’8.62″W – next to preserve sign
Medford Wildlife Management Area – Medford, Burlington County, NJ Distance – We did a mile, but there are miles and miles of potential hiking paths out here around the field edges Type – Unmarked trails, but pretty easy to follow where the horses have made paths. Difficulty: 2 of 10 Total score: 4 of 10
Website – None Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Mostly open fields along the edge of woods, with a few paths through the woods.
Trailheads – 39°55’21.31″N, 74°50’26.99″W
Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge 6 Sawmill Road, Medford, NJ Website – http://www.cedarrun.org/ Entrance fee – $5 for kids, $7 for adults (as of 2020)
A post by loyal reader Roger!
For those that follow us on Facebook, we’ve been sharing a lot of pictures taken by Roger, one of our loyal readers, who has gotten super into wildlife photography (and gotten good pretty darn quick). Roger and I have struck up a regular correspondence, which mostly consists of him telling me about the awesome hikes that he’s done lately. They’ve slowly been turning into trail reviews in themselves (which is great, because it gets me excited [...]