We decided to check out this small park as part of our South Jersey Sampler.
We were in the area for some post-holiday gatherings, so we had hiked Estelle Manor the day before, spent the night in Williamstown, and hit Wenonah on the way to the Turnpike.
Miles: 6.0 – [This is combining every trail, most individual trails are under 1 mile.]
Route: Wenonah Lake Trail – Break Back Run Trail – Mantua Creek Trail – Monongahela Brook Trail – Eldridge Trail – Monongahela Brook Loop Trail – Eldridge Trail – Comey’s Lake Trail – Eldridge Trail – Monongahela Brook Trail – Mantua Creek Trail – Break Back Run Trail
Detailed hike directions on our main Woods of Wenonah page.
The Woods of Wenonah is a U-shaped wooded area that surrounds the town of Wenonah. It has several short trails, with access paths that lead off into neighborhoods.
It’s not remote by any means, as houses are visible along most of the route.
It’s a nice little park though, and we felt the Comey’s Lake area was the prettiest part.
If you are in the South Jersey, this is certainly worth a visit. It’s hillier than you usually get in southern Jersey, and it’s not in the Pine Barrens.
For those in north Jersey with all the rugged hiking surrounding you… it’s probably not worth driving down to this park.
Oddly, we only ran into a handful of people on the trail.
It was chillier this day than the warm weather we had the day before, so maybe that is why… but we’d assume this trail has to normally be full of joggers/walkers/dog-walkers.
It has such great access for the people in the town to walk out their street and have a nice trail right there to use. Hey, all towns should have hiking trails attached to them, right?
The trails aren’t blazed, but marked with signposts at intersections. There are a few spots that it was a little difficult to figure where to go, so we recommend picking up or sending for the trail map.