Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide Guide Book

by Kathy Kenley (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)
Quiet Water New Jersey Canoe and Kayak Guide  by Kathy Kenley

224pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 1929173520

In this revised edition, canoeists and kayakers can discover pristine mountain lakes, saltwater and freshwater marshes, fragrant cedar swamps, and more through 50 spectacular trips. A trip highlights chart, plus detailed tour descriptions — including distance, habitat type, and natural features of each destination — make it easy for paddlers of any ability to choose just the right trip for a day of fun and adventure on the water.

© 2004 Kathy Kenley/Appalachian Mountain Club Books. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 50.
... Preview: Get out here and paddle! More than 5,000 acres of Wildlife Management Area surround three beautiful lakes: 225-acre Lake Assunpink, 52-acre Stone Tavern Lake, and 38-acre Rising Sun Lake. Each lake ha ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Imlaystown, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: One of the larger lakes within the 110,000-acre Wharton State Forest, Atsion Lake (pronounced AT-zon by locals) is the only one that provides on-site camping facilities, many of which are lakeside. Wh ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Shamong, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: The first thing you may notice is the color of the water, a deep tea-color typical of the Pine Barrens. Natural tannins and acids leached from cedar trees, coupled with the naturally high iron content ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Green Bank, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: Long, narrow, and rather shallow, Columbia Lake is the place to go for bird watching. The only drawback is the proximity to noisy I-80, but visit the 40-acre lake anyway, especially if you enjoy birdi ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Polkville, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: Get ready for great birding and remote, peaceful paddling. Impoundments, similar to shallow reservoirs, are large dammed areas creating basins to collect and confine waters. Three large impoundments, ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Corbin City, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: The 180-acre Cranberry Lake is almost cut in half by a long, narrow peninsula barely attached on its western side, giving more shoreline to explore. Cranberry Lake Park on the northeast corner of the ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Allamuchy, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: Ask anyone who paddles the Delaware and Raritan Canal, and they’ll tell you they think it more a narrow lake than a river. Overflow culverts drain excessive water from the canal into nearby waterways ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Somerset, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: Miles and miles of hiking trails meander through more than 15,000 acres of upland oak and pine forests, hardwood forests, Atlantic white cedar swamps, and bogs within Belleplain State Forest. Situated ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Woodbine, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: Created by damming the Passaic River, this long, narrow lake is bordered on both sides by county parklands, where hiking trails meander through landscaped trees and shrubs. In the midst of a large met ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
North Brunswick, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: Forty-five acres are yours to enjoy in the midst of this bustling city. During the day, egrets, blue herons, songbirds, box and painted turtles, and huge snapping turtles are plentiful. An occasional ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Brick, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge is one of the major stopovers along the Atlantic flyway for migratory birds. You will paddle out through the salt marshes and onto the backside of Great Bay. ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Smithville, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: Don’t miss this gem! Driving down the steep potholed road to the lake for the first time, I came around the last bend and stepped on the brakes. Islands, two of them, jutted out of the water a couple ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Hewitt, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 0
... Preview: For those living nearby, Hackensack Meadows offers one of the few spots to paddle within a reasonable distance. It also helps us realize how important it is to protect such precious environments for w ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Secaucus, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: Wild blueberry bushes peek out among the cedar and pine dominating the shoreline of Harrisville Pond. Mountain and sheep laurel blossoms bring delicate touches of pink and white to the landscape in ea ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Harrisville, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: Lake Absegami lies in the northwest corner of the Bass River State Forest at the southern end of Burlington County. The 67-acre body of water offers cedar swamps, bogs, and pine and mixed-oak forests ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
New Gretna, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: Four bodies of water reside within Kittatinny Valley State Park, and at 110 feet, Lake Aeroflex is reportedly the deepest natural glacial lake in the state. Situated just outside the mountainous Appal ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Andover, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: Along the way, sightsee around the many coves and explore deep inlets. Cedar lines the shores in front of mixed-oak and pine forests. Blueberry, sheep laurel, and mulberry bushes fill the understory, ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Mays Landing, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: Mercer County Park is a huge complex. The park’s miles of rolling hills sprinkled with trees and woods have something for everyone, including golf, soccer, tennis, and, of course, boating. Set in the ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Lawrenceville, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: Touted as one of the prettiest rivers in the Pine Barrens, Oswego River takes you through Atlantic white cedar swamps, lowland forests, and freshwater marshes. If you want to combine biking and paddli ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
New Gretna, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
... Preview: The aptly named Lake Surprise, a quaint 25-acre lake, was a surprise to find in the midst of heavily populated towns. Located in a ravine within the 2,000-acre Watchung Reservation, hemlock and pine a ... From the guidebook "Quiet Water New Jersey: Canoe & Kayak Guide"
Mountainside, NJ - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing