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Elephant Swamp Trail – Elk to Elmer, NJ

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Elephant Swamp Trail – Elmer to Elk Township, Gloucester and Salem Counties, NJ
Distance – 6 miles
Type – One way (12 miles out-and-back)
Difficulty: 1 of 10
Total score: 8  of 10

Website – Elk Township Website
Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Large open fields and farmland, large sections of swamp.

Trailheads –
Frank Stewart Memorial Park, Elk Township –  39°40’1.82″N,  75° 8’26.58″W
Rt 538 and Railroad Ave, Elk Township –  39°39’9.06″N,  75° 8’55.45″W
Baseball Fields in Elmer, NJ –  39°35’55.22″N,  75°10’4.66″W

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Lake Lonnie – Delran, NJ

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Lake Lonnie – Delran, Burlington County, NJ
Distance –  0.6 of a mile, but more areas to explore back there.
Type – Loop
Difficulty: 5 of 10 – dodging dirt bikes
Total score: 3 of 10

Open – 8:30 AM to 7 PM (September 1 – March 31), 8:30 AM – 9 PM (April 1 to August 31)

Terrain – Lakeside forest and dunes

Trailheads –  40° 1’23.30″N,  74°58’20.91″W
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Swede’s Lake – Delran, NJ

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Swede’s Lake – Delran, Burlington County, NJ
Distance – Just about a mile exactly (with little peninsula bit)
Type – out-and-back
Difficulty:  1 of 10
Total score: 4 of 10

Website – Delran Parks and Recreation
Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – flat lakeside hike with some marsh

Trailheads –  40° 1’28.05″N,  74°58’31.94″W
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2015 – Year in Review – 10 Favorite Trails!

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In 2015, I hiked 45 new trails in South Jersey!  Why not take a look back at the highlights of an awesome year?

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Penbryn WMA – Winslow, NJ

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Penbryn Wildlife Management Area – Winslow, Camden County, NJ
Distance: We did just under a mile out and back along the right side of the area.  Probably about as much trail on the other side.
Type: Out and back (horseshoe)
Difficulty: 1 of 10
Total score: 5 of 10

Website – Penbryn WMA
Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Lakeside

Trailheads – Along Penbryn Road, before the railroad track. Pretty much pull over anywhere that looks good.

 

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