Tag Archives: Cattus Island County Park

2016 – Year in Review – 10 Favorite Trails


In 2016, I hiked 32 new trails in South Jersey!  Why not take a look back at the highlights of an awesome year?

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Filed under Canoeing, Hiking, History, Outdoors., pine barrens, South Jersey, Wildlife.

Cattus Island Park – Toms River, NJ


Cattus Island Park – Toms River, Ocean County, NJ
Distance – 7 miles of trails, but getting to some will require backtracking, so distances covered will be longer than listed trail distances. (we did 4.5 miles total just doing the Blue and Orange trails and the road connecting them)
Type – Series of loop trails.
Difficulty: 1 of 10 (and should always be easy, just as long as you prepare for bugs and direct sunlight in the warmer months)
Total score: 10 of 10
Reviewed: 12/29/16

Website – Ocean County Parks
Facebook – Cattus Island Facebook
Open – Dawn to dusk.

Terrain – woodlands and swamps
Surface – various natural surfaces, plus packed dirt on the road.

Trailheads – 39°58’58.57″N, 74° 7’42.43″W (next to Nature Center)


Edge of the parking lot.  A short walk up the road puts you at the trailheads.

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Filed under biking, Fitness, Hiking, Outdoors., South Jersey, Wildlife.