Whitman’s Walk, Laurel Springs Borough Park – Laurel Springs, Camden County, NJ Distance – 0.8 miles total (includes some out-and-back spots) Type – web of trails Difficulty: 1 of 10 – some small blow downs
Website – https://www.facebook.com/whitmanwalklaurelspringsnj/ Open – 7 AM to 7 PM
Terrain – creekside forest and swamp Surface – Mostly boards, with a dirt section along the creek bank also available.
Trailheads – 39°49’1.84″N, 75° 0’13.91″W
Tranquility Trails – Woolwich Township, Gloucester County, NJ Distance – 1.6 miles total (Out AND back) Type – Out-and-back Difficulty: 3 of 10 – Footing can be a little tricky in spots
Website – None Open – 7:30 AM to Sunset.
Terrain – Mostly open fields with small patches of woods.0 Surface – Dirt and grass
Trailheads – 39°45’2.17″N, 75°19’54.31″W
Oldman’s Creek Preserve – Swedesboro, Gloucester County, NJ Distance – 2 miles total (includes backtracking… oh so much backtracking) Type – Series of out-and-backs Difficulty: 2 of 10 – few muddy spots to navigate
Website – Oldman’s Creek Preserve Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Forest and some swamp Surface – Pavement to dirt pack to mud to grass
Trailheads – 39°42’52.17″N, 75°21’54.26″W
Voyageurs National Park Website – https://www.nps.gov/voya/index.htm International Falls, Minnesota
This summer, our big adventure was having a new baby. But LAST summer we took a month-long road trip out to Montana.
Our destination for Day #4 was Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota, way up on the border with Canada, and our first new “National Park” National Park for this trip.
This park is mostly water, but we decided to start out with a hike on Lake Kabetogama. The hike starts just around the corner from the Ash River Visitors Center and was three miles.
We then [...]