Rowan College at Gloucester County Trails/Gloucester County College Trails – Sewell, Gloucester County, NJ Distance – about 5 miles total Type – Large loop with some cut throughs where you can shorten it. Difficulty: 3 of 10
Website – Rowan College at South Jersey trails page Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Some hills, woods, and swamps Surface – dirt with some roots
Trailheads – 39°46’50.55″N, 75° 7’2.20″W
Directions – 1400 Tanyard Rd, Sewell, NJ 08080
Parking – Some large lots, avoid the ones with gates or lists of restricted parking. I (should have) parked in the [...]
Camden County College Trails – Blackwood, Camden County, NJ Distance – supposedly 8 miles of trails total. We did 2 1/2 miles, but missed a lot. Type – Series of interlocking loops Difficulty: 3 of 10 – built for bikes, so more climbs and descents than a normal trail in South Jersey
Website – None Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Hills, swamps, forests Surface – Largely sandy and rooty, fun!
Trailheads – 39°46’40.00″N, 75° 2’14.26″W
Directions – Turnerville Hickstown Rd, Sicklerville, NJ 08081 (Parking is at Gloucester Township Community Park)
Parking – Several [...]
Ceres Park – Mantua Township/Pitman, Gloucester County, NJ Distance: We did 1.6 miles missing some official trails, There are a ton of unoffial trails back here, which wind through the park and connect to county owned land next door. Type: Lollipop (officially), but lots of side trails to explore Difficulty: 2 of 10 (blow downs that used to be a problem are clear) Total score: 9 of 10 Updated – April 17, 2017
Website – Mantua Township Parks Site Official Facebook – Ceres Park Save Ceres Park Facebook – Save Ceres Park Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – woods and cedar swamp surrounding lakes that were marl [...]