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

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.

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

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

For $1, New York State purchased this 5,100-acre pine barrens and oak- wooded parcel formerly used by Radio Corporation of America (RCA) for transatlantic broadcasting. Now only the concrete footings of the transmission towers remain. The norther

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

Hither Hills State Park :: Montauk, NY

On Long Island’s east end, this 1,755-acre state park brings together a superb lineup: walking dunes, “phantom forests,” a pristine mile of Atlantic beach, the cobbled shore of Napeague Bay, and Goff Point, where piping plovers, terns, and oyster- ca

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Belleplain State Forest: Belleplain Circular Trail :: Woodbine, NJ

Chief Nummy and his band of Lenni-Lenape Indians hiked through this area of the southern Pine Barrens many times, and some of it has been protected as Belleplain State Forest and the Pinelands Preserve. Today it includes 2320 acres of upland and wetl

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

Wharton State Forest—Batsto Lake :: Pleasant Mills, NJ

This lake offers pine, oak, and white cedar woods; bogs; waterfowl; beaver; turtles; eagles; ospreys; and wild iris. At more than 100,000 acres, Wharton State Forest is huge. If you look at a map of New Jersey, you’ll notice a big green circular area

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

Unassuming and modest compared with their private cousins that pervade the nearby Cape May Peninsula, the campgrounds of Belleplain State Forest offer a respite from the Jersey Shore’s dense RV lifestyle. Belleplain, with its 20,000 acres, is n

Connetquot Continuum :: Oakdale, NY

Critics carp that this is a long, arid hike without the payoff of vistas or dramatic scenery. They’re missing the larger picture, one that starts with a nucleus of historic houses by a placid lake and loops through pretty pine barrens, enticingly lus

Caleb Smith Full Circuit :: Smithtown, NY

You don’t have to be a big fan of the Colonial era to enjoy Caleb Smith State Park Preserve— but it doesn’t hurt. Wander beyond its historic house and first-rate nature center, though, and you’ll be on your own—on a really fun hike, that is, through

Massapequa Preserve :: Massapequa, NY

Some of the few remaining pine barrens in Nassau County flourish in this green, wetland oasis at the southern end of the Nassau—Suffolk Greenbelt Trail. Until the middle of the twentieth century, western Long Island was a largely rural area, a landsc

Medford Lakes Cruise :: Camden, NJ

The northern end of southern New Jersey is filled with small towns, rural farmland, and a lot of quiet roads. This ride takes you from Columbus to the top of the Pine Barrens through Medford and back.

Petit Manan :: Franklin, ME

The Petit Manan hike follows the Hollingsworth Trail. The hike passes through blueberry barrens, rocky jack pine forest, a cedar bog, and along cobbled beaches. The trail offers the more adventurous hiker access to several miles of wild beach and two

Cheesequake State Park :: Cliffwood, NJ

Though close to the Garden State Parkway and the metropolis, the terrain here in Cheesequake State Park is pleasantly diverse and rather remote. Journey past historic clay pits along with an array of ecosystems: saltwater marshes, freshwater swamps,