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Hadrosaurus – South Jersey’s Dinosaur Landmark


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.


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…

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Crow’s Woods Nature Preserve – Haddonfield, NJ

Let's go!

Let’s go!

Crow’s Woods Nature Preserve – Haddonfield, Camden County, NJ
Distance: 1.5 miles of trails.  We did 1.2 of a mile largely  following the White Trail.
Type: Loop trail.
Difficulty: 2 of 10.
Total score: 6 of 10.
Updated: March 5, 2017

Terrain – hill, swamps, woods, creek.

Trailheads –  39°52’53.27″N,  75° 1’30.00″W



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Hopkins Pond – Haddonfield, NJ


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.
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