Rechnitz Pine Barrens Preserve – Browns Mills, Burlington County, NJ Distance – 1.8 miles total with the two loops, we did 1.6 sticking to the outside of the loops Type – 2 loops in a figure 8 Difficulty: 3 of 10
Website – https://www.njconservation.org/ Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Pine forest, some open areas, and skirts the edge of cedar swamps Surface – Sand. Some areas (but not most of the trail) have plant life is starting to grow again on the trail. Other areas have lots of bumps due to vehicle use at some point, which can be a pain the knees.
Swan Bay Folk Art Center Port Republic, Atlantic County, NJ Updated – March 25, 2020
Website – www.handsonhistory.com/ Facebook – www.facebook.com/HandsonHistory/
Gary and Niki Giberson are two very talented folks – carving duck decoys, making baskets, and weaving… helping keep those folk arts alive in South Jersey. They are also very generous with their time and talent, opening a folk art center in the late 1980s to educate the public about these arts, even holding classes for the community. They also keep their own flock of sheep, for wool purposes, and we’ve been fortunate enough [...]