Wishbone Trail – Rancocas Creek National Water Trail paddle – Mt. Holly to Hainsport, Burlington County, NJ
Distance – roughly 8 miles
Time – usually 3 to 4 hours (took us just over 3)
Type – down the North Branch of Rancocas Creek, then up the South branch!
Difficulty: 7 of 10 (for paddling against the current the last mile and a half)
Total score: 10 of 10
Website – Ranococas Creek National Water Trail (proposed)
Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – the river passes through the middle of town, as well as through forests and swamps.
Mount Holly – Launch at 39°59’24.58″N, 74°46’46.55″W (end of Wollner Drive in Iron Works Park) OR just the other side of the dam at Iron Works Park at the footbridge at 39°59’31.00″N, 74°46’55.59″W. We chose the first put in, which required taking the canoe out to portage around the dam.
Take out – Hainsport at Walnut Ave and Spruce Ave – 39°59’5.79″N, 74°50’37.40″W