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  • The Pine Barrens Scenic Byway

    Take a journey by car or bike through scenic Pine Barrens forests and discover unique villages and historic sites.

  • Pine Barrens to the Delaware on the Rancocas Creek

    Discover the Rancocas Creek through a kayak journey with naturalist John Volpa.

  • Rancocas Creek: Connecting People with Nature

    Take a journey on the Rancocas Creek with Burlington County Naturalist Jen Bulava.

  • The Aquifer Floats Our Boats

    Share:This video is part of our Save the Source campaign to protect the Kirkwood-Cohansey aquifer. Learn more at SavetheSource.org.

  • Canoeing and Kayaking

    Share:Paddling Pine Barrens streams is one of the best ways to experience the Pinelands.  There are many streams to explore and several outfitters available to help you put together a great trip for you, your family and friends, or any group you want to bring along. Pinelands Preservation Alliance’s Pinelands Adventures offers 2, 4, 5 […]

  • Best Hiking in the Pine Barrens

    There are an abundance of hiking opportunities for all abilities throughout the Pinelands.

  • Camping in the Pine Barrens

    Share:Camping is a tradition in the Pinelands and the State Forests within it have some of the best camping opportunities on the east coast. In Wharton State Forest, you can register a primitive campsite for as little as $8 a night, with a $3 charge per additional person. In Bass River State Forest, you can camp […]

  • Biking in the Pine Barrens

    Share:Bicycling Miles of flat and quiet blacktop or miles of trails offer cyclists both scenic leisure riding, long-distance training routes and adventurous rides through the woods. Popular Pine Barrens Ride Routes: Batsto to Lower Bank Distance: 21.3 milesRoad surface: Paved From Batsto parking lot go east on Route 542; right on Old Church Road; right […]

  • Gateways to the Pines

    Discover 14 gateway parks, natural areas and historical sites in the Pinelands.

  • Pinelands Adventures

    PPA offers paddling, hiking, and history tours in the Pinelands for individuals, groups and schools.

  • Investing in Nature

    Share:       Time is our most valuable personal commodity and it is being constantly competed for. From the internet or television, the demands of work and the responsibilities of family, we have much to negotiate. Some days our time spent outdoors might be limited to the walk to and from our transportation and back […]

  • Connecting to the Land

    Share: In the Pinelands today, we find ourselves in the same struggle that has been waged since the conservation movement started. There is a constant struggle to define what sustainable use of our natural resources means. How much “use” can a natural resource take before the balance is tipped? When automobiles were introduced to Yosemite, […]

  • Get Personal with Double Trouble State Park

    Share:The Pinelands Preservation Alliance needs your help to protect the natural heritage of our state.  We are looking for people who are interested in taking part in projects that further the goals of conservation. Volunteerism is a critical component to the preservation of our public lands, and we need you to continue building on the […]

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