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May 1, 2019

Mullica River Campground – Wharton State Forest, NJ

Mullica River Campground Wharton State Forest Burlington County, NJ

Address: None Coordinates: 39°41’24.54″N, 74°40’28.72″W

Directions: There’s no driving to this campout.  Paddle or backpacking in starts from Atsion.  Can also backpack in from Batsto.

Access: Hike in from Atsion or Batsto, or paddle in from Atsion only!

Website for official info: https://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/wharton.html

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

Campground Map:

Pet friendly?: Mullica River Camp does not allow pets to camp here at this time.

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April 27, 2019

Bodine Field Campground – Wharton State Forest – Bass River Township, NJ

Bodine Field Campground Wharton State Forest Bass River Township, Burlington County, NJ

Address: Bodine Field Road, off of Route 679 (Chatsworth Road) Bass River, NJ Coordinates: 39°39’14.96″N, 74°31’22.35″W

Directions: If coming from Batsto (where you pick up your permit), head back out to Route 542/Pleasant Mills Road and make a left turn.  Drive just over four miles, then make a left turn onto Route 563/Green Bank-Chatsworth Road (just after the old Green Bank Tavern).  Drive down until you reach a stop sign (more than five miles down), at which point you will make a sharp rightturn right onto Chatsworth Road/Route 679.  Travel about a [...]

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April 26, 2019

Godfrey Bridge Campground – Wharton State Forest – Jenkins, NJ

Godfrey Bridge Campground Wharton State Forest Jenkins (Washington Township), Burlington County, NJ

Address: Godfrey Bridge Road Chatsworth (Woodland Township), NJ Coordinates: 39°41’20.26″N, 74°32’57.85″W

Directions: If coming from Batsto (where you pick up your permit), head back out to Route 542/Pleasant Mills Road and make a left turn.  Drive just over four miles, then make a left turn onto Route 563/Green Bank-Chatsworth Road (just after the old Green Bank Tavern).  Drive down until you reach a stop sign (more than five miles down), at which point you will continue straight onto Route 563/Green Bank-Chatsworth Road.  Just 0.6 of a [...]

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February 2, 2019

A Batona Trail Adventure

Batona Trail Batsto to Ongs Hat 3 days – 34 miles

Back in November, Skunk, Danny, Pat, and I went for a little three day, 34 mile stroll on the Batona Trail.

(Note: This is more adventure log and not so much trail info.  For trail info, go to https://southjerseytrails.org/batonatrail/)

Day 1 – Batsto to Batona Campground – about 12 1/2 miles

Three of us managed to get off on Friday (sorry Danny), so we met at Batsto and, after getting our permits, headed off down the Batona.  The first few miles flew and we walked through the areas that burned in the forest fire a few summers back.

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