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First Day Hike – Wharton State Forest/Atsion Recreation Area

January 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm


Start the New Year right! Get into the outdoors. Join the Outdoor Club of South Jersey on their hike into our beautiful Pine Barrens.

Hike Info
Moderate pace ~ 6 miles
Children parents/guardians welcome. Paths are not wheelchair accessible.
Bring lunch and beverage. No restrooms, only pit toilets.
Meeting Location: Field next to the Atsion Office
744 US-206, Shamong, NJ 08088. We will carpool from the meeting area to the trail head at Hampton Furnace.

Registration & Cancellation
No registration required. For more information, email
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January 1
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Wharton State Forest
31 Batsto Road
Hammonton, NJ 08037 United States


Registration Required

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