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Michael Huber Prairie Warbler Preserve – Woodland Township, NJ

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Michael Huber Prairie Warbler Preserve – Woodland Township, Burlington County, NJ
Distance – 13 miles of trails (we did 5 1/2 miles of hiking here, including some backtracking on trails when necessary.  ANY hike here will require at least some backtracking to complete loops or to get back to trailheads)
Type – Web of trails
Difficulty:  3 of 10 – downed trees near the intersection of the Yellow  and Green Trails were tricky, but the rest of the trails were pretty easy
Total score:  6 of 10

Website – njconservation.org
Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – pinelands, swamps, and spungs!

Trailheads –  Official – 39°51’49.80″N,  74°36’40.95″W
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There also may be trailheads on Soutside Fire Road (parallel to Rt 70) close to the 70/72 Circle, and also there seems to be a 0.6 of a mile sand road outside the preserve that runs over to Route 72 across from Brendan Bryne State Forest, between the Headquarters Road and the circle.

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Taylor Wildlife Preserve – Cinnaminson, NJ

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Taylor Wildlife Preserve – Cinnaminson, Burlington County, NJ
Distance: We did the loop and went 3.5 miles.  Official miles of trail has to be just above that.
Type: Loop
Difficulty: 4 of 10.
Total score: 7  of 10
Last updated: March 6, 2017 (complete overhaul now that we’ve walked the whole loop)

Website – Friends of Taylor Wildlife Preserve
Open – Sunrise to Sunset

Terrain – swamps, harbor, and Delaware River.

Trailheads –  40° 1’34.12″N,  74°59’5.50″W

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From the lot closer to the river

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From the lot just off of Broad Street.

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Trail visible behind the information kiosk near Broad Street.

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