pine barrens Trails

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Eastport Mountainbike Trail :: Eastport Pine Barrens State Forest, NY

Eastport Mountainbike Trail is a biking trail in Eastport, New York. It is within Eastport Pine Barrens State Forest. It is 7.0 miles long and begins at 73 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 13.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 926 fee

Calverton Mountain Bike Trail :: Calverton Pine Barrens State Forest, NY

Calverton Mountain Bike Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Suffolk County, New York. It is within Calverton Pine Barrens State Forest. It is 7.9 miles long and begins at 71 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 15.9 miles with a total eleva

Montauk Trail :: Panamoka Pine Barrens State Forest, NY

Montauk Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Suffolk County, New York. It is within Panamoka Pine Barrens State Forest. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 55 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain

Tarkill Trail :: Panamoka Pine Barrens State Forest, NY

Tarkill Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Suffolk County, New York. It is within Brookhaven State Park and Panamoka Pine Barrens State Forest. It is a mile long and begins at 58 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with

Rocky Point Mountain Bike Trail :: Rocky Point Pine Barrens State Forest, NY

Rocky Point Mountain Bike Trail is a biking trail in Rocky Point, New York. It is within Rocky Point Pine Barrens State Forest. It is 16.7 miles long and begins at 139 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total elevation gain

Yellow Trail :: Rocky Point Pine Barrens State Forest, NY

Yellow Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Rocky Point, New York. It is within Rocky Point Pine Barrens State Forest. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 129 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.5 miles with a total elevation gain

D :: Rocky Point Pine Barrens State Forest, NY

D is a hiking and biking trail in Rocky Point, New York. It is within Rocky Point Pine Barrens State Forest. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 155 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 85 feet.

Boundary Line :: East Bartlett Pine Barrens State Forest, NY

Boundary Line is a hiking and biking trail in Middle Island, New York. It is within East Bartlett Pine Barrens State Forest. It is a mile long and begins at 100 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 121

The Pine Barrens :: Batsto, NJ

The Pine Barrens cover nearly one-fourth of New Jersey. Located smack in the middle of the state, this remarkable wilderness area is home to some fifty-four threatened plant species and thirty-five threatened wildlife species. Underneath this vast ar

Pine Barrens Trail :: Prks Weymouth Woods Natural Area, NC

Pine Barrens Trail is a hiking trail in Moore County, North Carolina. It is within Prks Weymouth Woods Natural Area. It is a mile long and begins at 457 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 269 feet. T

David A. Sarnoff Pine Barrens Preserve :: Manorville, NY

South of Riverhead, this 2,056-acre preserve features classic pine barrens, wetlands, and kettle depressions. County Road 104 divides the preserve into east-west tracts, with the larger piece sitting west of the highway. A loop trail explores eac

Pine Barrens Cruise :: Camden, NJ

The Pine Barrens are a rural and somewhat mysterious area of New Jersey. This flat cruise takes you through the northern part of the Pine Barrens and shows you some nice small towns along the way.

Albany Pine Bush Preserve: Karner Barrens East :: Albany, NY

It’s not often that we have an opportunity to see pine barrens, especially those in inland locations away from ocean coasts. The Albany Pine Bush Preserve offers a particularly high quality chance to explore an area that had lost its original charact

Long Island Pine Barrens :: Manorville, NY

Discover the other Long Island by navigating across an eco-region that would have covered much of this coastal plain when the European colonists arrived here and displaced the native population. Walk through some of the islands last remaining wildern

Mullica River :: Pleasant Mills, NJ

You’ll find pine, oak, and white cedar woods; bogs; waterfowl; beaver; turtles; eagles; ospreys; and wild iris on this Pine Barrens river. This stretch of the pristine upper Mullica River is a favorite with paddlers from central and southern New Jers

Turn Mill Lake, Lake Success, and Colliers Mill Lake :: Whiting, NJ

Remote and quiet, three lakes nestle into the landscape within Colliers Mill Wildlife Management Area. The surroundings are typical of the Pine Barrens pine and mixed-oak hardwood forests, with cedar, sweet gum, and red maple edging the water. Mounta

Wharton State Forest :: Hammonton, NJ

Wharton State Forest's 110,000 acres form the largest single tract of land in the New Jersey State Park System, but Wharton is part of a much larger system, one that stretches over one million acres in southern and central New Jersey, an area know as

Collier’s Mill Wildlife Management Area—Turn Mill Lake and Lake Success :: Jackson, NJ

Here you’ll find waterfowl, song birds, pheasants, quails, hawks, and red foxes. Remote and quiet, three lakes nestle into the landscape within the 12,000-acre Colliers Mill Wildlife Management Area. Colliers Mill was once filled with sawmills and sm

Nixon’s General Store Ride :: Red Lion, NJ

Just over 30 miles east of Philadelphia are the New Jersey Pine Barrens. This is a largely rural and undeveloped area of forested land that is mostly known for its pine trees. Life is a little slower in this region. This ride will take you on a loop

Parvin State Park :: Pittsgrove, NJ

This easy, level hike winds through a diverse variety of pine and hardwood forests at the southwestern fringes of the New Jersey Pine Barrens.

Batona Trail: Carranza Memorial To Apple Pie Hill :: Tabernacle, NJ

This is a level walk past cedar swamps through pine woods to a spectacular view of South Jersey from the highest point in the Pine Barrens.

Pakim Pond :: New Lisbon, NJ

The heart of the Outer Coastal Plain has been known as the Pine Barrens since colonial times. In the public imagination the 1.4-million-acre region was viewed as a dreary wasteland of impassable sugar sand, treacherous cedar swamp, and scraggly pitch

Toms River :: Toms River, NJ

Outside the Wharton State Forest, the Toms River is probably the most popular river in the Pine Barrens. One reason is the proximity to the New York–New Jersey metropolitan area and the intensive development around the town of Toms River. Another is

Cranberry Country Cruise :: Plymouth, MA

This ride begins in historic Plymouth. Before exploring this town, though, the tour heads inland on sandy-shouldered roads for a rolling, 7-mile cruise through the largest state forest in eastern Massachusetts, which is also a pine barren. Myles Stan

Penn State Forest: The Plains Trail :: Chatsworth, NJ

When the colonists first came upon the dwarf trees of the Pine Barrens, they assumed—because none were taller than 5 feet—that they had entered a forest of immature trees. However, after all these years the trees still haven’t grown much taller. As y

Karner Barrens Green Trail :: Albany Pine Bush Preserve, NY

Karner Barrens Green Trail is a hiking trail in Albany County, New York. It is within Albany Pine Bush Preserve. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 340 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 16 feet. The

Karner Barrens East Blue Trail :: Albany Pine Bush Preserve, NY

Karner Barrens East Blue Trail is a hiking trail in Albany County, New York. It is within Albany Pine Bush Preserve. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 340 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 87 feet.

Karner Barrens Yellow Trail :: Albany Pine Bush Preserve, NY

Karner Barrens Yellow Trail is a hiking trail in Albany County, New York. It is within Albany Pine Bush Preserve. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 345 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 315 feet. T

The Lumberton-Vincentown Loop :: Lumberton, NJ

Lumberton is a small, sleepy town on the outskirts of the Pine Barrens. Located just south of Mount Holly and Rancocas State Park, Lumberton used to be a thriving river community when barges on Rancocas Creek would bring good make in Lumberton out to

Great Egg Harbor River :: Mays Landing, NJ

The Great Egg Harbor River is the longest navigable river in the Pine Barrens. The upper section is wild and strewn with logs. It is a strenuous run, but it has a powerful attraction for paddlers, who persist in efforts to keep it open. The river p

Estell Manor Loop Trail :: Egg Harbor City, NJ

A maze of sand roads, with names like TNT Road, crisscross the park, allowing for hikes of different lengths. For a good cross-section of Pine Barrens habitats, with minimum exposure to ticks, take a hike on the 1.8-mile boardwalk, circling back on a

Allegan State Game Area Foot Trails :: Allegan, MI

Allegan State Game Area foot trails are a wonderful wildlife viewing opportunity in this 50,000-acre state game area. Allegan is a showcase for oak-pine barrens (also called oak-pine savanna)—a unique community of plants and animals adapted to life o

Cooks Pond and Cooks River :: Madison, NH

Set amid bear oak and pitch pine barrens, this trip offers a view of Mount chocorua and the possibility of seeing moose and beaver.

Parvin Lake and Thundergust Lake :: Centerton, NJ

More than 1,100 acres of Parvin State Park are yours to enjoy for paddling, camping, fishing, and hiking. Mountain laurel and dogwood lend a delicate scent to the air in late spring, as their blossoms open wide to splash the landscape with color. Sev

The Jersey Devil Run :: Smithville, NJ

Located on the fringe of the Pine Barrens a few miles south north of Atlantic City, the "Historic Towne of Smithville" is a popular South Jersey tourist attraction. More than thirty boutiques, shops, and restaurants make up the town that sits on the

Wells Mills Loop Trail :: Barnegat Township, NJ

This 900-acre park in the Pine Barrens has a lot to offer canine and human hikers—short, steep hills, one of the prettiest cedar swamps, a lake with geese and ducks, and creek crossings. Fido will enjoy the gaggle of white geese that may squawk by. O

Caleb State Park :: Smithtown, NY

Hike through a colonial-inspired Nissequogue River watershed with historic houses, pine barrens, swampy terrain, and views of a sparkling pond on 543 acres of mostly undeveloped terrain.

Sears Bellows County Park :: Hampton Bays, NY

Sitting at the eastern end of the Long Island Pine Barrens, and a stone’s throw from Great Peconic Bay, Sears Bellows County Park is easy to access from the highway. It’s also a convenient distance from a number of other county parks with more opport

Wharton State Forest - Batsto Lake Trail :: Hammonton, NJ

The New Jersey Pine Barrens have quite a unique ecosystem. The trail is sandy, lined with beautiful moss, and pine trees are obviously abundant. Wharton State Forest has a variety of outdoor activities to experience before or after your hike, includi

Navy Cooperative Area Trails :: Manorville, NY

The remote, multi-use Navy Cooperative Area is an extremely popular spot for local hunters. For mountain bikers who do not live in the neighborhood, this little-known area offers an interesting assortment of trail options. The easy riding enables the

Rocky Point :: Port Jefferson, NY

Cross-country skiers can pretty much ski anywhere, providing there is the minimum snow ground cover. A well-groomed track can do wonders for a skier’s technique, rhythm, and efficiency in covering the distance. Once in the skier’s groove, so to speak

Atsion Lake :: Shamong, NJ

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. White water lilies carpet the shallower western end,

Lake Absegami :: New Gretna, NJ

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 surrounding the tea-colored waters typical of the

Wells Mills County Park Trails :: Waretown, NJ

With more than 900 acres, Wells Mills County Park offers hikers 16 miles of trails with varying degrees of difficulty, including a Visually Impaired Persons (VIP) Trail and a Tree Identification Trail. Within the largest park in Ocean County’s park s

Batsto Village Loop Trail :: Batsto, NJ

Wharton State Forest lies in the heart of the Pine Barrens. Its 114,000 acres encompass typical pineland habitat, long stretches of trails, three rivers, many streams, two Natural Areas, and all the hiking you and your dog could want among the pines.

Belleplain State Forest Meisle Field And CCC Camp :: Woodbine, NJ

Unassuming and modest when compared to their private campground cousins that pervade the nearby Cape May peninsula, the campgrounds of Belleplain State Forest offer respite from the Shore’s dense RV lifestyle. Belleplain, with its 20,000 acres, is no

Brendan T. Byrne State Forest: Deep Hollow Trail :: New Lisbon, NJ

Don’t drive too fast or you may miss the trailhead, located in the tiny town of Ongs Hat. A mere pinhead on the map, Ongs Hat consists of a few houses and a family restaurant. In the 1840s, however, it was widely known for its cranberry cultivation.

Turkey Swamp Park Trails :: Freehold , NJ

Heavy rains came down the first day we camped at Turkey Swamp Park. History repeated itself the second day, but we decided to hike in the rain because a great portion of the trails are usually wet anyway! Although the soil is sandy here on the northe

Lake Oswego :: New Gretna, NJ

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 paddling, this is ideal. Lock your bike to a tree at the

Batsto Lake :: Green Bank, NJ

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 of surrounding soils, stain the water this deep r