There are no natural vistas from which to overlook the vast pine and oak wildlands overlaying the Cohansey formation aquifer. But 205-foot-high Apple Pie Hill with its firetower offers a stunning man-made view of this, the most extensive primitive tract remaining along the mid-Atlantic seaboard.
This 8.0-mile-out-and-back hike along the Batona Trail is one of the longest walks featured in this book, but, with an altitude gain of just a few hundred feet, is not overly challenging. Highlights include a cedar swamp, upland pine and oak forest, and the extraordinary view from Apple Pie Hill.
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