Yellow "Poppy Allen" Trail

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Yellow "Poppy Allen" Trail is a 3.5 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Bass River, New Jersey that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, camping, and fishing. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 3.5 miles Elevation Gain: 42 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dogs on leash

kid friendly




paddle sports

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Poppy Allen Trail follows four- to five-footwide, flat, pine needle covered paths and some short sections of sand roads. The trail makes a large open loop, winding through mature pine-oak forest. At the far end, it connects with Falkinburg Trail and leads back to the south end of the group campground road. This trail is open to multi-use outside the day use area. “Poppy” Allen was the first caretaker of Bass River State Forest in 1905.

Nice quick walk, wide well-marked paths. The lake is a nice reward at the end.

Sunday, October 15, 2017


Monday, February 06, 2017

Nice,easy trail. Lots of peace and quiet.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Stunning view at sunset! Very clean and and swimming allowed in season.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

These trails are the best in the area, I have being going to Bass River since I was a kid, now my husband and I love hiking with our two dogs, just mins from our house. Highly recommended trails, yellow trail is the best.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Today I hiked the 3.4 mile Yellow trail at Bass River State Forest.The trail is a very nice walk through the pine barrens at its best. The paths are wide and very well maintained the blazes are on signposts so there is no chance of missing them.It is all flat sand paths.This will be my new go to spot, it is only 4 miles from home.

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