Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge – Galloway Township, Atlantic County, NJ
Distance – 4 miles of dedicated hiking trails, plus you can hiking along the 8 mile scenic road to create trail loops.
Type – Loops and out-and-backs.
Difficulty: 3 of 10 – trail (especially on road) very exposed to sun, wind, and the elements.
Total score: 8 of 10
Terrain – marshland, woodland, and meadow.
Directions – 800 Great Creek Road
Galloway, New Jersey 08205
Standouts – Far and away, the birding. Also great views of Atlantic City.
Brochure – Edwin Forsythe Brochure
Map – Hiking Trails Map (PDF)
Make sure to visit the Visitor’s Center!
Description – We went a lovely Hikesgiving Day (the day after Thanksgiving, obviously) working off that pie and turkey by spending a lovely six hours or so at the Edwin Forsythe National Wildlife Preserve