Wharton State Forest Horseback Riding

The 2nd most popular equestrian trail in New Jersey.

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East of Wilmington near Hammonton, the 110,000 acre Wharton State Forest has over 500+ miles of sandy roads open to hiking and horseback riding. The trails pass through pine forests with white sandy areas and several river crossings. In addition, a 50 mile stretch of the Batona Trail (hiking only) passes through the forest. The main horse staging area is near Harrisville.

Overall, Wharton State Forest is the 2nd most popular horse trail of all 19 horseback rides in New Jersey.

Wharton State Forest Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  Wharton State Forest (609) 561-0024; NJ Tourism (800) JERSEY7.

Best Season:  May - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Atsion Campground; Godfrey Bridge Campground

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

GPS:  39.72, -74.654

Date Published:  5/18/2016

Date Updated:  6/22/2016

ID:  14460

Wharton State Forest Horseback Riding Map


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