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New Year’s First Day Hike in Woodland Township at Wharton State Forest: Sunrise Hike 2023

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  • As of December 28, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this New Year’s Day event.


This hike will begin shortly before sunrise and head to Apple Pie Hill where participants will be able to climb the fire tower and watch the sun rise over the pinelands on the first day of 2023. Participants will be required to hike with the group from 532 to the fire tower in order to climb it. Only service animals are permitted.

Level of Difficulty

Moderate – 2.5 miles. Wear sturdy footgear & weather-appropriate clothing. Bring water and snacks.

Recommended Ages

Children 10 years and older, with an adult are welcome.

When is this New Year’s Day hiking event?

January 1 @ 6:00 am 8:00 am

When is the raindate?

No rain date information has been provided.

Is the event indoors or outdoors?


Is registration required?


Registration is required. Please register by clicking here! Please call the Batsto Visitor Center at 609-561-0024 for further information.The hike will be cancelled if there are thunderstorms in the area or if heavy rain/snow is falling. Light rain/snow or clouds will not cancel the hikes. Registrants will be emailed.

New Year’s Day Hike Activities

  • 2.5 Mile Sunrise Hike

What is the admission price for this New Year’s Day hiking event in Woodland Township?


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Where is this event happening?

This event is happening at

31 Batsto Road
Hammonton, NJ 08037 United States

Meeting Spot

The meeting location is the Batona Trail access point on Burlington County Road 532, Woodland Township between mile markers 12 and 13.

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