Wharton Loop – Mullica River Trail/Beaver Pond-Quaker Bridge Trail/Wilderness Connector Loop – Wharton State Forest, Shamong, Burlington County, NJ Distance – 9.9 miles total Type – Lollipop trail Difficulty: 2 of 10
Website – http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/wharton.html Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Forest and swamp Surface – Sand
Trailheads – 39°44’30.37″N, 74°43’33.55″W (next to Atsion Ranger Station)
Sleeper Branch Trail – Marilyn Beard Trailhead – Wharton State Park – Waterford, Camden County, NJ Distance – Listed at 5.4 miles on the new map, but this DEFINITELY does not include mandatory backtracking. Actual hike is 8.2 miles total according to the old map and me walking the trail. Type – Lollipop Difficulty: 5 of 10 (puddles, flooding, missing trail markers)
Website – Wharton State Forest Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Woods and swamp Surface – Sand
Trailheads – 39°45’12.40″N, 74°51’50.62″W
Directions – located at the end of the paved section of Burnt Mill Road [...]
Webb’s Mill Bog – Greenwood Wildlife Management Area – Lacey Township, Ocean County, NJDistance – 0.25 miles totalType – LollipopDifficulty: 1 of 10
Website – Division of Fish & WildlifeOpen – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Woods and swampSurface – Dirt and boardwalkTrailheads – 39°53’14.25″N, 74°22’45.10″W
Directions – Take Route 72, turning onto Route 539 North. The trailhead is located on the right side, past the painted rock, 6.4 miles from Route 72. The trailhead is small and very easy to miss, but is located almost directly across [...]
Buttonwood Hill Campground Wharton State Forest Washington Township, Burlington County, NJ
Address: Route 542 (Batsto Bridgeport Road) & Burnt Schoolhouse Rd, Washington, NJ 08251 Coordinates: 39°37’43.14″N, 74°37’2.76″W
Directions: Coming from Batsto, turn left onto Route 542. Drive for about two miles, turn left just after Crowley’s Landing. If you see Bellhaven Paddlesports, you missed it!
Access: Short dirt road, very accessible.
Website for official info: http://www.nj.gov/dep/parksandforests/parks/wharton.html
Website for campsite booking and pricing: www.camping.nj.gov