Jake’s Branch Park – Beachwood, Ocean County, NJ
Distance – 8.6 miles of trails (incl a 2.6 mile bike trail). We did just over 4 miles on the Blue and White Trails
Type – Loops
Difficulty: 3 of 10 – a few uphills, shorter pines leave you exposed to the sun in hot weather
Total score: 8 of 10
Website – Ocean County Parks page
Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – Small hills (remains of ancient sand dunes), mature and new pine forest, and a bit of swampland