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Stavola Beechwoods Preserve – Pemberton, NJ

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Stavola Beechwoods Preserve – Pemberton, Burlington County, NJ
Distance – about 1.6 miles  (GPS crapped out on me)
Type – Lollipop trail.
Difficulty:  3 of 10 – a few blow downs that need stepping over.  Trail unclear in a few spots.
Total score: 5  of 10

Posted -December 31, 2016

Website – Rancocas Conservancy
Facebook – Rancocas Conservancy
Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – woods and wetlands
Surface – crushed gravel, dirt.

Trailheads – 39°58’12.76″N, 74°41’8.55″W
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Pemberton Rail Trail – Pemberton, NJ

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Pemberton Rail Trail – Pemberton Township, Burlington County, NJ
Distance – 2.6 miles of trail (3.2 miles out and back, 3.8 miles total if closing the Y by walking through Pemberton)
Type – Y Trail
Difficulty:  1 of 10
Total score: 6 of 10
Posted – December 30, 2016

Website – Piney Power.com (outdated info, but will give you an idea)
Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – travels through farmland, wetlands, and woods
Surface – crushed gravel

Trailheads –
Birmingham Road – 39°58’35.40″N, 74°42’36.99″W
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Route 616 (Train Station) – 39°58’37.44″N, 74°40’51.25″W
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Route 616 (Clark’s Canoes) – 39°58’12.76″N, 74°41’8.55″W
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North Branch Preserve- Pemberton, NJ

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North Branch Preserve – Pemberton, Burlington County, NJ
Distance – 1.1 miles total
Type – lollipop
Difficulty: 3  of 10 – Beginning of the trail was overgrown, trail markers sometimes scarce
Total score: 4 of 10

Website – Rancocas Conservancy
Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – woods and creek

Trailheads –  39°57’44.44″N.  74°39’20.85″W (located off the parking lot, no trail sign)

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Evert Trail Preserve – Pemberton, NJ

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Dot and Brooks Evert Memorial Nature Trail – Evert Trail Preserve – Pemberton, Burlington County, NJ
Distance – Official is 1.5 miles (but two gps apps came in at 1.9 miles and 1.95 miles with the walking back on the spur and walking to the observation tower)
Type – Lollipop
Difficulty: 3  of 10 – few minor downed trees, some tight spots with plant growth.  Warned about flooded trail, but I didn’t see any problems during the hike at all.
Total score:  6 of 10

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Website – njconservation.org
Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – swamp and pine forest

Trailheads –  39°55’34.02″N,  74°39’30.09″W
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Old Bog Trail – Whitesbog Village, Browns Mills, NJ

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Old Bog Trail – Whitesbog Village, Brown’s Mills (Pemberton Township), Burlington County, NJ
Distance: With the road walk to complete the loop and some garden wandering, 0.6 of a mile.
Type: a “U”.  Can be completed as loop by walking down the road past some nice houses.
Difficulty: 1  of 10
Total score: 6 of 10

Website – Whitesbog Preservation Trust
Open – Sunrise to Sunset.  General store open Saturdays and Sundays, 10 AM to 4 PM, February to December.

Terrain – bog, swamp, mixed forest, and native plant garden.

Trailheads –  39°57’35.77″N,  74°30’33.90″W

Go to the big info sign to the right of the general store.

Go to the big info sign to the right of the general store.

Look for this sign directly behind the big one.  The first number is on the small pond across the street from the parking area (catty-corner from the general store).

Look for this sign directly behind the big one. The first number is on the small pond across the street from the parking area (catty-corner from the general store).

 

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