A short, easy local leg-stretcher hike with some bird-watching opportunities.
For park details, more photos and video, check out our Helyar Woods page. December 3rd and 60′s and sunny. Well, I certainly couldn’t be expected to stay inside all day even though it was a workday so I scampered off for a quick hike at Heylar Woods. This is a tiny little plot of woods [...]
This is a small trail system located in Monroe Township. The wooded trails are easy, with a bit of rolling hills and a meandering stream. It’s part of Thompson Park, which we’d checked out probably some ten years ago and determined there weren’t any trails there, just the usual park stuff, dirt park trails around [...]
Detailed hike info and directions on our John A. Phillips Preserve page. This is a small county park located in Old Bridge, NJ with a very nice trail system tucked away behind a ball field that we had no idea existed until I stumbled on the Middlesex County Parks and Recreation website one day… and [...]
For detailed hike directions, maps, photos and GPS coordinates, visit our Helyar Woods page. With a ton of snow predicted and it already flurrying, we headed for a short hike at Helyar Woods, a small parcel of woods adjacent to Rutgers Gardens, in New Brunswick. 2.5 miles; very easy, little elevation gain. This is a [...]