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January 23, 2016

Viking Trail – Voorhees, NJ

Viking Trail – Voorhees, Camden County, NJ Distance – 0.33 miles (one way).  About 0.8 of a mile total round trip with the walk out on the adjoining Stafford Trail. Type – Out-and-back Difficulty: 4 of 10 Total score: 3 of 10

Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Forest

Trailheads – Behind the middle school –  39°51’38.38″N,  74°57’54.42″W Off Stafford Trail (very approximate) –  39°51’36.80″N,  74°58’5.94″W

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July 3, 2015

Kirkwood Lake Paddle – Voorhees/Lindenwold, NJ

Kirkwood Lake Paddle – Kirkwood Lake County Park – Voorhees and Lindenwold, NJ Distance: 1 1/2  miles (could have gone a little further back with a kayak) Type: Out and back Difficulty: 2 of 10.

Terrain – Nice out and back on this old recreational lake, although lake is being filled in by weeds.  Come on Sherman-Williams, clean up your mess.

Put ins – Gibbsboro Road, just off the intersection with White Horse Road (NOT the same as the White Horse Pike), Lindenwold, NJ.  39°50’10.84″N,  75° 0’3.96″W.  The driveway goes past the log cabin.

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Description:  Yesterday was overcast with a chance of rain… time to [...]


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June 22, 2015

Nature Trail – Hale Memorial Park, Voorhees, NJ

John T. Hale, Sr Memorial Park – Ashland Woods, Voorhees, Camden County, NJ Distance: 1 mile Type: Figure 8 Difficulty: 1 of 10

Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Forest

Trailheads –  39°51’14.65″N,  75° 0’56.95″W

Trailhead = entrance to the park.

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May 3, 2015

Ole’s Ranch/Sally Starr’s The Ponderosa

Written: 2006.

Note (2017) – We’ve been doing some actual historical research into Ole’s, and hope to have a massive expansion on this article at some point in the future.  Thank you to everyone who has been sharing their stories and pictures of this wonderful place, especially the Larsen family and Bill and his wife, whose story will be told soon!.

It all began with that small blurb about the history of  Voorhees Township that I read as part of earning a merit badge for Boy Scouts when I was in my early teens. I had always been a history-minded individual, and the idea of my own very modern, suburban [...]

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