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September 1, 2019

Atsion Family Campground – Shamong, NJ

Atsion Family Campground Wharton State Forest Shamong, NJ

Address: Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ 08088 Coordinates: 39°44’45.37″N, 74°44’38.22″W

Directions: On Atsion Road, turn onto the dirt road with the sign for Atsion Family Campground.  Drive down and the campsites will be in two loops on either side.

Access: Dirt road, but accessible by pretty much any vehicle.

Website for official info: http://www.nj.gov/dep/parksandforests/parks/wharton.html

Website for campsite booking and pricing: www.camping.nj.gov

Rules:

Campground Map:

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August 20, 2019

Elbo Park Walking Trails – Mt. Laurel, NJ

Elbo Park Walking Trails – Mt Laurel, Burlington County, NJ Distance – 1/2 miles total Type – Loop Difficulty:  1 of 10

Website – Mt Laurel Parks & Rec Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Meadow Surface – Paved

Trailheads – 39°55’52.97″N, 74°53’58.80″W

Directions -184 Elbo Lane, Mt Laurel, NJ

Parking – Spots for about 30 cars

Dog friendly? Yes, on leash Stroller friendly? Yes Benches? Yes Facilities?: Port-o-potty

Markings – None, just follow paved paths Map –

Description –

 

Way back on August 1, Trisha posted in our South [...]

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August 13, 2019

Beaver Branch Park/Green Acres Park – Runnemede, NJ

Beaver Branch Park/Green Acres Park – Runnemede, Camden County, NJ Distance – 0.9 miles total Type – Loop Difficulty: 1 of 10

Website – Runnemede Parks Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Meadows, swamps, wetlands, forest Surface – paved

Trailheads – 39°51’7.18″N, 75° 5’32.38″W

Directions – Green Acres Park, Dettmar Terrace, Runnemede, NJ

Parking – Large lot

Dog friendly? Yes, must be leashed Stroller friendly? Yes Benches? Yes Facilities?: Bathrooms, not sure how often they are locked or unlocked

Markings – None, but easy to follow Map – None, [...]

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August 7, 2019

The Woods at New Gretna & the Tuckerton Railroad- New Gretna, NJ

The Woods at New Gretna/Jersey Shore Live Steam Organization – New Gretna (Bass River Twp), Burlington County, NJ Distance – about 4 miles total (came from an article in the Pine Barrens Tribune), we did 1.2 miles around most of the perimeter. Type – Connected loops Difficulty:  1 of 10

Website – Facebook page (good to check, as they post whether the railroad will be open on any given Saturday) Open – Park is open sunrise to sunset.  Train seems to open on Saturdays in good weather, check out their Facebook to find out if they’ll have volunteers there on a particular Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM.

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