Kinkora Trail – Columbus, Burlington County, NJ Distance – 2.2 miles total (one way on an out-and-back) Type – out-and-back Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Kinkora Trail Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Farmland, grassland, and forest Surface – Paved
Trailheads – 40° 4’20.69″N, 74°42’52.99″W – Township Park 40° 3’34.59″N, 74°42’5.91″W – Island Road (No parking)
Double Trouble State Park – Bayville, Ocean County, NJ Distance – 8 miles of trails Type – Various trails that loop around Difficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Double Trouble State Park Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – woods, swamps, meadows, and bogs Surface – mostly sand
Trailheads: Most of the trails in the park start from the village – 39°53’49.41″N, 74°13’21.48″W Dover Forge Trailhead – 39°54’44.56″N, 74°16’58.20″W
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 Historic Office Site & Education Center 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
Five years ago, I started a blog about hiking in South Jersey as an excuse to go exploring with my then one year old son. I expected maybe four people to ever read it, and that estimate included if my mom could figure out how to get to it to see pictures of her grandson (she hasn’t yet).
Five years (and two kids later), we’ve explored 166 trails in South Jersey and counting. We’ve made many new friends, been invited to part of some amazing experiences, and have had a total of ELEVEN people read our posts (okay, maybe more like fourteen people… wait, 700,000 hits so far!?).
So, in celebration of five years, we present the Top 20 Trails in South [...]