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Washington Lake Park – Sewell, NJ


Washington Lake Park – Sewell, Gloucester County, NJ
Distance: 2.5 miles of hiking on 9 hiking trails, 2.85 miles of additional paved jogging/walking trails
Type: Interconnected loops
Difficulty: 1  of 10
Total score: X  of 10 (you’ll see why I’m not scoring it yet)

Website – Washington Lake Park
Open – Sunrise to Sunset.  General store open Saturdays and Sundays, 10 AM to 4 PM, February to December.

*NOTE – to my readers who take their dogs hiking with them, this is a dog free park!  Sewell has a separate dog park nearby, but sadly no hiking trails there*

Terrain – meadows, ponds, and woods

Trailheads –  39°44’28.81″N,  75° 5’44.15″W.  Plenty of other options, we started at Lot G to hit the Butterfly Trail first.

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Ceres Park – Mantua Township/Pitman, Gloucester County, NJ


Ceres Park – Mantua Township/Pitman, Gloucester County, NJ
Distance: We did 1.6 miles missing some official trails,
There are a ton of unoffial trails back here, which wind through the park and connect to county owned land next door.
Type: Lollipop (officially)
Difficulty: 5 of 10 (due to blow downs. Without blowdowns, about a 2)
Total score: 8 of 10

Website – Mantua Township Parks Site
Official Facebook – Ceres Park
Save Ceres Park Facebook – Save Ceres Park
Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – woods and cedar swamp surrounding lakes that were marl pits.

Trailheads –  39°44’54.11″N,  75° 8’49.16″W

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