Hammonton Lake Paddle – Hammonton, NJ Distance: 2+ miles (obviously you can shorten this considerably) Type: Out and back paddle. Difficulty: 2 of 10.
Terrain – Lake.
Put ins – The only boat launch is at N 39° 37.812 W 074° 47.235. Respect private property around the shores of the lake.
Assiscunk Creek Paddle – Burlington, Burlington County, NJ Distance: 5 miles round trip (could paddle further upcreek than we did) Type: Out and back Difficulty: 3 of 10 – could have been a lot worse if we didn’t mostly turn with the ride
Official Website – None Terrain – Tidal creek
Put ins – N 40° 04.925 W 074° 51.038 Parking – Good sized lot at the launch.
Rentals – None
Halloween morning, I went on my last paddle of the year to close out my first year of owning a kayak. The body of water for the day? Assiscunk Creek starting where it joins the Delaware River in [...]
Bostwick Lake Paddle – Upper Deerfield Township, Cumberland County, NJ Distance: Maybe 0.6 miles total Type: Out and back Difficulty: 1 of 10.
Official Website – https://upperdeerfield.com/Bostwick%20Lake/Bostwick%20Lake.htm Terrain – Pretty little lake
Put ins – N 39° 31.706 W 075° 16.076 Parking – Two lot areas with plenty of space.
Rentals – None
Description: A pretty little lake in Cumberland County co-owned by Deerfield Township and Hopewell Townships. This was owned by the five Bostwick Brothers, who owned it from 1927 to 1067. This was bought with money left by local conservationist Frank Stewart back in 1967. The lake [...]
Big Timber Creek, South Branch – Old Pine Farms – Deptford Township, Gloucester County, NJ to River Dr, Westville, Gloucester County, NJ or Brooklawn Community Park, Camden County, NJ Distance: 8 miles from launch to the Delaware River (another 0.7 miles back to the take out) Type: One way Difficulty: 2 of 10 as long as you are with the tide.
Terrain – Wide, tidal river with marshes
Put ins – Old Pine Farms – 39°48’43.23″N, 75° 5’5.77″W (1/4 mile carry in between parking and ramp) – Parking at the end of Rankin Ave in Deptford, NJ