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Frank Donio Memorial Park – Winslow, NJ


Frank Donio Memorial Park – Winslow, Camden County, NJ
Distance – 1.1 miles total
Type – Loop
Difficulty: 1  of 10
Total score: 3 of 10

Website – Winslow Township Website
Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Woods on a ridge above playing fields
Surface – dirt

Trailheads –   39°44’19.85″N, 74°59’37.04″W (located back on the driveway just where it leaves Chews Landing Road)

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Across the Roof of New Jersey – Day 1 – Set up and High Point


Backpacking Across the Roof of New Jersey – The Appalachian Trail from High Point (Sussex, NJ)  to Wawayanda (Hewitt, NJ)
Day 1 – Set up and High Point Parking Area to High Point Shelter
Type: One way (either direction)
Hours: Open 24 hours

Distance: 2.7 miles (1.7 on the AT) on day 1.  26.1 trail miles total, and maybe another mile in side trails  (3 days)
Overall difficulty: 7 of 10.
Total score: 10 of 10 (this section – 8 of 10)

Terrain – Mountain!

Set up information:

Trailheads this trip – Southern Trailhead –  41°18’9.33″N,  74°40’3.90″W (Hikers lots on Route 23 in High Point State Park)
High Point Shelter – 41.31575,-74.65725
Pochuck Shelter – roughly –  41°16’5.60″N,  74°30’31.72″W
Northern Trailhead (side trail at parking atea to the AT) –  41°11’53.75″N,  74°23’50.32″W

Parking – Parking available at Wawayanda and High Point State Parks.  At each park, you must register with the park ahead of time to overnight park.  Offices closes at 4 PM, so plan accordingly!


Hiker parking lot at High Point State Park.

Standouts day 1: High Point monument and viewing platform before the monument

Markings – The famous white blaze.

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