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January 1, 2020
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Rancocas State Park (Hainesport)
Deacon Road or Rancocas Avenue Entrances
Hainesport, NJ 08036
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First Day Hike

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Join a Ranger on a hike through Rancocas State Park. There will be two routes, a 3 mile hike and a 2 mile hike. The 3 mile route along the north and south branches of the Rancocas creek. This creek side trail will have you on a single track through hardwood oak flats and ridges, all while seeing the wonderful open marshland. This trail re-enters the forest with sights of Virginia Pines. This trail is a sandy woodland road turning into a creek side trail with slight elevation changes. The 2 mile trek consists of 2 trails. Starting at pine forest, the trail will turn into a sandy forest, between a large oak flat forest and a dense pine forest. It will precede through a tight, sandy track that rides along a small bluff overlooking a dense pine forest. This trail consists of sandy woodland road turning into tight mossy, rooted, and with slight elevation changes. Parking: 722 Rancocas Ave Hainesport NJ. Park along the right side of gravel road. Hike will begin at park kiosk at entrance.