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March 3, 2018

Camp Acagisca Group Campground – Mays Landing, NJ

Camp Acagisca Group Campground Atlantic County Parks Mays Landing, NJ

Address: 6755 Weymouth Road, Mays Landing, NJ 08088 Coordinates:   39°29’20.71″N,  74°45’56.73″W

Directions: Turn at 67855 onto the gated road.  When the road curves to the left, stay straight to go into the campsites.

Access: Dirt road, but accessible by most any vehicle under normal conditions.  Make sure to check in with the office the morning that you are camping, we’ve gotten there a few times to find the gate locked.

Website for official info: Atlantic County Parks – Camping

Website for campsite booking and pricing: Atlantic County [...]

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January 5, 2018

2017 – Year in Review – 10 Favorite Trails

We had a quite a 2017.  Adorable new baby to hike with, fancy new website, and some media attention starting with a feature in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

He likes hiking too.

It was quite a year on the trails too.  In 2017, we hiked about 780 miles, including hiking 31 new-to-us trails in South Jersey!  So as we do each year, our 10 favorite trails that we hiked for the first time this year:


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January 1, 2018

Glades Wildlife Refuge – Dividing Creek, NJ

In November 2016, we headed down to Glades Wildlife Refuge deep in Cumberland County with my wife, The Pres, Tree Rider, and myself.  We had a great hike on the Bald Eagle Trail, and went up to Turkey Point to see the bridge there.

Then my wife felt sick, and we had to go home.  Turns out she was pregnant.

Eleven months and one new family member later (hi Kite Flyer!), The Pres and I returned to hike the other three trails here – Maple Ave Trail, Warffle Farm Trail, and the Tat Starr Trail.

They were all great, but the Tat Starr Trail turned out to be the gem of the preserve.

So we’ve updated our Glades Wildlife Refuge post with [...]

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December 31, 2017

Bear Swamp at Red Lion Preserve (Section B)- Southampton Township and Tabernacle, NJ

Bear Swamp at Red Lion Preserve (Section B) – Southampton and Tabernacle, Burlington County, NJ Distance – a bit over 2 miles total between the two trails Type – A pair of out-and-back hikes that fork. Difficulty: 4 of 10 – trails can be tough to follow at times

Website – Bear Swamp at Red Lion Preserve Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Pine woods and cedar swamp Surface – Sand

Trailheads – South Trail (Tabernacle) –  39°52’12.72″N,  74°42’28.12″W North Trail (Southampton) –  39°52’34.72″N,  74°42’53.07″W

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