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bellaplain on presidents day weekend.

Started this discussion. Last reply by jim miller Feb 20, 2012. 2 Replies

ok folks, got the camper packed, gear stowed and we [my wife, granddaughter and self] are off to bellaplain this weekend. going to stay in the ccc area, walk in the woods, do some fishing, and hit up…Continue

section hiking the AT in New Jersey

Started this discussion. Last reply by jim miller Feb 9, 2012. 4 Replies

i was thinking of doing the NJ section of the AT this fall [work permitting]. has anyone here done it recently? i figure it to be around 80 miles and would give myself and companion 10+ days.i would…Continue

wildlife on and off the trail!

Started this discussion. Last reply by jim miller Jan 21, 2012. 7 Replies

hey folks, happy new year!i was at work today [i work on a 750acre golf coarse in jackson] i saw 32 turkeys, an unmentionable amount of fuzzy tails, 3 coyote, 6 deer and my boss. my boss being the…Continue

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jim miller replied to jim miller's discussion bellaplain on presidents day weekend.
"had an awsome time, went to the zoo, all the animals were out, including the cats. did some fishing, walked around the pond. cooked over an open fire, went to a train museum. next trip is Bristol for the nascar race in march. RUNT"
Feb 20, 2012
William and Marieann Bannan replied to jim miller's discussion bellaplain on presidents day weekend.
"Hope you enjoy your weekend, we headed the other way and went to Washingtons Crossing SP for Pres. Day weekend... perfect weather though!!!"
Feb 18, 2012
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bellaplain on presidents day weekend.

ok folks, got the camper packed, gear stowed and we [my wife, granddaughter and self] are off to bellaplain this weekend. going to stay in the ccc area, walk in the woods, do some fishing, and hit up the cape may zoo.i see there alot of trails there. getting my granddaughter used to the woods. she just loves the out of doors.well stop by and say hello. big orange dodge, big coleman camper, little red headed granddaughter. RUNTSee More
Feb 15, 2012
jim miller replied to jim miller's discussion section hiking the AT in New Jersey
"i here you anthony, rocks rocks and more rocks. i spend alot of time in the woods from the gap north to stokes, i am sure there are more rocks the farther north you go. i will store the way points in my new GPS. however i have not used it yet, i am…"
Feb 9, 2012
Anthony replied to jim miller's discussion section hiking the AT in New Jersey
"I don't stay in the shelters either RUNT, but I store the waypoints on my GPS in case of emergency and as a point of reference when I am in the area.  Be aware that many middle portions of the of the AT in NJ are very rocky, and…"
Feb 8, 2012
jim miller replied to jim miller's discussion section hiking the AT in New Jersey
"thanks anthony. however i will most likely not stay in the shelters. i prefer to sleep in my own house, so to speak. but it is good to know were they are if needed. my son is dead set on doing the hammock thing...me not so much. RUNT"
Feb 8, 2012
jim miller replied to Joseph Collins's discussion Thoughts on hiking with my dog
"big time dog lover here! they are more then family in this house. when away from home they belong on a leash, sometimes for there own safety. del water gap is a leashed dog area, those are the rules. now dont get me wrong if your dog runs up to me…"
Feb 3, 2012
Anthony replied to jim miller's discussion section hiking the AT in New Jersey
"These are the NJ Shelters along the Trail that I am aware of from South to North, I have seen the first 6 of them and they appear to be decent. They are usually just off the AT marked by a Blue Blaze and some have a sign.   Shelter/Mile Marker/…"
Jan 27, 2012
jim miller posted a discussion

section hiking the AT in New Jersey

i was thinking of doing the NJ section of the AT this fall [work permitting]. has anyone here done it recently? i figure it to be around 80 miles and would give myself and companion 10+ days.i would want to do it the end of sept / begining of oct.any and all feedback welcome.RUNT See More
Jan 25, 2012
jim miller replied to jim miller's discussion wildlife on and off the trail!
"now you can add that to your wildlife list! lol i just watched a natgeo show on the only confirmed death of a adult human by coyotes in noth america. she was a avid hiker and a up and coming singer in the canadian folk song genra. i learned allot…"
Jan 21, 2012
Linda Frank replied to jim miller's discussion wildlife on and off the trail!
"No, kidding, Jim!  Wow!  That'd explain why we couldn't help initially thinking it was a small dog. I've seen foxes before quite a few times and (in truth) wasn't 100% convinced this was one because the face/snout…"
Jan 21, 2012
jim miller replied to jim miller's discussion wildlife on and off the trail!
"linda...thats a coyote pup! we got a bunch at the golf coarse here in jackson, 5+ different ones that i have seen, and a very large black bear."
Jan 19, 2012
njHiking.com replied to jim miller's discussion wildlife on and off the trail!
"Linda - We seldom see foxes and they always flit away before getting a photo, it's so nice he posed for you. Daniela - Bald eagles.... nice! The first time we ever saw one was at Belleplain S.F. and they are so cool to spot, we've only…"
Jan 18, 2012
Daniela Wagstaff replied to jim miller's discussion wildlife on and off the trail!
"Saw my first ever bald eagle today in the Palisades at Hook Mountain State Park, NY.  I either saw 4 different eagles or the same eagle 4 different times.  Actually, I know there were at least two because one flew away just before I got…"
Jan 14, 2012
Linda Frank replied to jim miller's discussion wildlife on and off the trail!
"We've come across bears about four times so far.  There would have been a definite fifth time had we just turned around.  We'd just finished a section at Jenny Jump when three young men also finished about ten minutes after…"
Jan 6, 2012
njHiking.com replied to jim miller's discussion wildlife on and off the trail!
"2011 was the year of the snake for us... we probably spotted more this year than total of all other years combined. For awhile we saw at least 1 or 2 on every hike. There was one at Jenny Jump that was 6'+... very cool to see. Other than that,…"
Jan 6, 2012

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At 5:45pm on November 15, 2011, njHiking.com said…

Hi Jim - welcome to the site!

 

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