Explore the diverse natural wonders of the Jersey Pine Barrens, the unique ecosystem covering more than a million acres in southern New Jersey. From easy afternoon paddles to extended trips deep into remote wilderness areas, this guidebook takes canoeists and kayakers on a journey through the state's most spectacular landscape. Included are waterways known for their scenery, historical importance, and wildlife. In addition to detailed river descriptions, there is extensive information about the region's geological, social, environmental, and botanical history. Paddling the Jersey Pine Barrens is designed to help you select the best of the waterways that course through the Pinelands. Inside you'll find: an overview of what to expect and how to prepare; detailed maps showing access points and routes; information on each waterway's character, difficulty, and the best times to paddle; lists of local paddling organizations and information resources.
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