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Eldora Nature Preserve – Delmont, NJ

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Eldora Nature Preserve – Delmont (Maurice River Township), Cumberland County, NJ
Distance –  2.8 miles of trails (official).  We did 3.0 miles of trails (with slight overlap).
Type – Series of loops.
Difficulty:  3 of 10
Total score: 5 of 10

Website – The Nature Conservancy
Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Woods, marsh, and a bit of swamp.
Surface – Mostly dirt.

Trailheads –  39°13’2.81″N,  74°55’18.94″W (at back of parking lot)

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Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve – Cape May Court House, NJ

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Lizard Tail Swamp Preserve – Cape May Court House, Cape May County, NJ
Distance – Listed as 3 miles of trails.  We did an outside loop of most of the Yellow Trail plus all of the Blue Trail, which came in at 3.1 miles on my GPS.
Type – Two connected loops
Difficulty:  3 of 10 – a few wet spots (probably okay for strollers with big wheels)
Total score:  8 of 10

Website – The Nature Conservancy
Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Forest and swamps

Trailheads –  39° 7’17.07″N,  74°49’13.48″W

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Cedar Swamp Trail – Cape May NWR – Dennis Township, NJ

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Cedar Swamp Trail – Great Cedar Swamp Division – Cape May National Wildlife Refuge – Ocean View (Dennis Township), Cape May County, NJ
Distance – 1.2 miles
Type – Lollipop
Difficulty:  2 of 10 (Note: this looks like it would be a good spot to be a mosquito in the warm months, plan accordingly)
Total score:  7 of 10

Website – Cape May National Wildlife Refuge
Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – meadows, woods, and, of course, swamps

Trailheads – 39°15’6.87″N, 74°42’10.94″W

 

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