Petty’s Island – Future State Park – Pennsauken, Camden County, NJ Distance – 2 1/2 miles total
Official Website – https://nj.gov/dep/njnlt/pettysisland.htm NJ Audubon – https://www.aquaticsciences.org/community/pettys_island_eng.html
Updated – 3/10/23
*HUGE MASSIVELY IMPORTANT NOTE*
Please note that Petty’s Island is CLOSED to the public at this time! The only way onto the island is one of the tours run through the Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium! These tours are FREE, but require snagging a free ticket, which tend to go in days, if not hours. CITGO still [...]
Pennsauken Historical Society Nature Trail – Pennsauken, Camden County, NJ Distance – About 0.2 miles total (total out-and-back) Type – out-and-back Difficulty: 1 of 10 Total score: 2 of 10
Website – Pennsauken Historical Society Facebook Open – Unsure of days and hours. The Burrough-Dover House, run by the Pennsauken Historical Society, is open for tours the first Sunday of each month.
Terrain – Short path down to Pennsauken Creek
Trailhead – 39°58’27.20″N, 75° 1’6.24″W
Fish House Cove Nature Trail – Pennsauken, Camden County, NJ Distance – About 0.2 of a mile one way (o.4 rought trip) Type – Out-and-back Difficulty: 1 of 10
Updated – December 9, 2018 – added a pair of articles by Paul Schopp detailing the fascinating history of this little corner of Pennsauken.
Website – None Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Marshland (boardwalk over top!)
Trailheads – 39°58’12.86″N, 75° 4’2.60″W (cross tracks to get there)
Each year, starting at 11:59 PM on September 10, Pennsauken places 2,997 flags at their 9/11 Memorial. Each flag is placed in memory of one person who died on that day in New York City, Washington DC, and Western Pennsylvania.
The flags are taken down at 12:01 AM on September 12.