Tag Archives: dinosaur

Hadrosaurus – South Jersey’s Dinosaur Landmark

hadrosaurusheader

Hadrosaurus – South Jersey’s Dinosaur Landmark
Haddonfield, NJ and Philadelphia, PA

Like every kid, I had a major thing for dinosaurs.   I very clearly remember being 8 or 9 years old at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, wandering among the mounted dinosaur skeletons and being in total awe.

hadrosaurus00a

Who wouldn’t be in awe? That kid sure is.

I always stopped in front of the Hadrosaurus display, and I was always blown away by how it was found in Haddonfield.  I mean, that was only two towns over from me, not really where you’d expect a dinosaur to be found…

Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under History, Outdoors., South Jersey

Hopkins Pond – Haddonfield, NJ

hopkins05b

Tree Trail – Hopkins Pond – Pennypacker County Park – Haddonfield, Camden County, NJ
Distance: 0.75 miles (official distance is 0.6, I don’t think includes the little connector.  Or someone is wrong)
Type: Loop
Difficulty: 3 of 10.
Total score: 6 of 10.
Updated: January 7, 2017

Terrain – Wooded area around a small pond

Trailheads –  39° 54.291’N,  75° 1.637’W is the main parking lot.  There are three smaller ones off of Hopkins Lane as well, and a connector to Greenwalk Park next door.
hopkins03
Continue reading

5 Comments

Filed under Hiking, History, Outdoors., South Jersey, Wildlife.