Hiking The Belleplain State Forest

The 20th most popular hiking trail in New Jersey.

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West of Atlantic City and south of Vineland near Woodbine, the 20,700 acre Belleplain State Forest in Cumberland County has 42 miles of hiking trails along flat old roads and abandoned railroad grades.

The forest can be reached via the Garden State Parkway by taking exit 17 southbound (exit 17) to Routes 9 and 550 or exit 13 northbound. Highway signs are provided to guide the motorist to the forest.

Overall, Belleplain State Forest is the 20th most popular hiking trail of all 29 hikes in New Jersey.


Local Contact(s):  Belleplain State Forest (609) 861-2404 or 861-0628; NJ Tourism (800) JERSEY7.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking New Jersey" from Paul DeCoste

Best Season:  Apr. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  SF Campground

Reference Source:  click here http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/

Date Published:  5/18/2016

Date Updated:  7/11/2016

ID:  14526


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