Explore the most popular dogs on leash trails in Wharton State Forest with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

very sandy fast pace singel track good intervals fun with the family !!!

hiking
1 month ago

Good family trail starts off real nice hiking along a cool wooded area along the lake soon as you get to the upper area of the trail it turns into sandy wooded roads which I wouldn’t classify as a trail...the scenery also disappears in this area with no visuals of the lake

hiking
11 months ago

Seemed a bit overgrown. Be prepared to cross the stream or start out on the other side. We didn't get far though as the bugs were brutal today. The girls were not going to last long so we opted for a slow drive down the dirt roads to finish the day. I will come back on a cooler day.

backpacking
Saturday, April 08, 2017

I used this trail to spend an overnighter at the Lower Forge Campground. From a hiking perspective, it's an easy trail. You're in the Pine Barrens so it's a sandy trail, and apart from the river there's not much variety to the scenery. And as you approach the area of Quaker Bridge Road, you'll see and hear many people enjoying offroading in their trucks, ATVs and bikes.

The campground was a disappointment. The sites are basically right next to each other, so you don't get any privacy. And there was not much dead wood to be found (if you plan on doing a campfire).

Have been coming here for years. Great place to camp if you like it rough. Deer, coyote, fox... It's an adventure :)

hiking
Friday, July 01, 2016

This experience for my friend and I was one of the worst of our entire lives. The trails lead to absolutely nothing but a fire tower, which while cool, isn't fulfilling for the large amount of nothing that led to it

hiking
Sunday, March 06, 2016

A lot to offer here. My girlfriend and I made a day trip here last summer. Only downfall was how hot it was but luckily we were prepared. We decided to hit up a trail that was 50 miles long. We didn't do the whole thing but were able to complete about a 10 mile all-around hike. We ventured through the trail until it became a very narrow trail. There was a downed tree blocking part of it about 7 miles in. We could tell no one had been on it for a while. Regardless it was a fun time.

hiking
Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Relaxing with a lot to experience.

Thursday, May 07, 2015

very nice trails, wish there was a better access from the trail to the water.

hiking
Monday, February 16, 2015

There are a lot of trails off the sandy roads. You can spend several hours there or just a few.

camping
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Camping, fishing, canoeing, hiking all good for this place. What a beautiful site.

paddle sports
Sunday, December 04, 2011

Recently took our boy scout troop on a canoeing trip on the Wading River. I recommend this trip in the fall. We used a canoe company to drop us off upstream out of convenience. You can use your own canoes but you need to work out the logistics. Anyway, ths canoe trip is great for a beginner 6 mile ride. Great pics and no noise pollution. Camped at Bodine. The river trip brings us back to Bodie. Nice clean large sites, with facilities. Bring a saw to cut fire wood. The scouts had plenty of room to do scout stuff like compass and map orientation, cooking, etc. Clean, affordable and lots to do nearby if it rains. Water in theriver is still warm if you have an out of canoe experience.

mountain biking
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hiking
7 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

on Batsto River

paddle sports
10 months ago

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