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Dunes Trail and Marsh Trail – Two Mile Beach Unit – Cape May NWR – Wildwood, NJ

 

twomilebeach04Dunes Trail & Marsh Trail – Two Mile Beach Unit – Cape May National Wildlife Refuge – Wildwood Crest (Lower Township), Cape May County, NJ
Distance: Dunes Trail (0.9 miles one way, 1.8 miles round trip) and Marsh Trail (0.1 miles one way, 0.2 miles round trip)
Type: Each is an out and back
Difficulty: 3 of 10 – sand can be hard to walk in.  Marsh trail is a 1 of 10.
Total score: 6 of 10.

Terrain – sand dunes and beach (Dunes Trail), salt marsh (Marsh Trail)

Trailheads –  38° 57.169’N,  74° 51.418’W (parking lot for either trail) or  38° 57.256’N,  74° 51.032’W (beach access for Dunes Trail)

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Grassland, Wetlands Pond, and Forest Habitat Trail – Supawna Meadows – Pennsville, NJ

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Grassland Trail, Wetlands Pond Loop Trail, and Forest Habitat Trail  – Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge – Pennsville, Gloucester County, NJ
Note: I haven’t hiked the Forest Habitat Trail yet because it was nap time, but I’ll include the info that I have.  We’ll be back soon!
Distance: Grassland Trail – 1.25 miles round trip, Wetlands Pond Loop – 0.33 miles round trip, Forest Habitat Trail – 0.75 miles
Type:  Grassland Trail is a lollipop, Wetlands Pond Trail is an out and back, Forest Habitat is a lollipop.
Difficulty: 2 of 10 – wear bug spray!  The flies will carry you away!
Total score: 6 of 10.

Official Websites – Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Friends of Supawna Meadows
Friends of Supawna Meadows Facebook

Terrain – Meadows, marsh, and wetlands

Trailheads –  Grassland Trail and Wetlands Pond Trail –  39° 36.882’N,  75° 31.713’W.  I believe the Forest Habitat Trailhead is at  39° 37.631’N,  75° 31.644’W

Trailhead sign

Trailhead sign

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