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 [...]
Sourland Mountain Preserve – Hillsborough/Montgomery Township, Somerset County, NJ Distance – 9 miles total of trails (I did 3 1/2 miles) Type – interlocking loops Difficulty: 3 of 10 (more elevation that I’m used to in flat South Jersey)
Website – Sourland Mountain Preserve Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Hills and woods Surface – Rock & dirt plus boardwalks
Trailheads – only one trailhead – 40°28’26.64″N, 74°41’41.77″W
Directions – 421 E Mountain Rd, Hillsborough Township, NJ 08844
Parking – large lot
Dog friendly? Leashed dogs allowed Stroller [...]
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 [...]
Glacier National Park Website – https://www.nps.gov/glac/index Waterton Lakes National Park (Glacier’s sister park in Canada) – https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/ab/waterton/ St Mary, Montana
Back in 2017, our big adventure was having a new baby. But in 2016, we took a month-long road trip out to Montana. The highlight of our trip? 6 days in Glacier National Park! Even though it is in the middle of nowhere, this was the 10th most visited national park in 2019 with 3 million visitors, which tells you how amazing it is. And it’s amazing.
We had spent our previous day in a hotel room by a giant penguin…