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McPhee Pine Barrens Today – Pinelands Adventures

Pinelands Adventures 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

Join Pinelands Adventures on a small group driving tour to visit many places described in John McPhee’s landmark book The Pine Barrens. While most of the characters that McPhee profiled have since passed on many years ago, many of the places he wrote about have remained largely unchanged. They’ve remained that way in large part because McPhee’s […]

Pine Barrens Folklore – Pinelands Adventures

Pinelands Adventures 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

The Pine Barrens have long been a place where legends, tales, and mythical creatures are born. For many years, these stories were not written down, but told over a roaring campfire or whispered in dark corners from person to person. Join us for a guided hike in the forest where we’ll continue in the rich […]

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Lower Batsto Guided Tour – Pinelands Adventures

Pinelands Adventures 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

An immersive journey on the Batsto River led by one of our trained guides. During this trip, you will explore the Batsto River and learn about Pine Barrens history, plants, and animals. Learn more about the session here.  Pre-registration is required.  Schedule subject to change.  Check Pinelands Adventures trip calendar here to make a reservation and see prices.  Pinelands Adventures […]

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Atsion Lake Adventure – Pinelands Adventures

Pinelands Adventures 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

Paddle on Atsion Lake with a guide. Great for beginners! Learn more about the session here. Pre-registration is required.  Schedule subject to change.  Check Pinelands Adventures trip calendar here to make a reservation and see prices.  Pinelands Adventures is an initiative of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance. 

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Evening in the Pines – Pinelands Adventures

Pinelands Adventures 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

Take our guided evening hike to get a different perspective of the forest under the light of the moon.  Learn about what happens after dark as the creatures that rule the night begin to emerge as others settle into sleep. After we’ll return to the Adventure Center to enjoy a campfire, discuss our experiences, and explore the folklore and history of the Pine Barrens under the stars. 

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Pygmy Pine Plains Hike – Pinelands Adventures

Pinelands Adventures 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

Explore the surreal, fire-kissed and windswept landscape of New Jersey’s Pygmy Pines, also known as the New Jersey Pine Plains. Start with a bus ride from Pinelands Adventures through three state forests, 2 counties,  and Chatsworth, the “capital of the pines”. Once we exit the bus into the heart of the Pine Plains in Warren […]

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Beaver Ecology Tour – Pinelands Adventures

Pinelands Adventures 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

Paddle through Goshen Pond and observe the incredible structures beavers have created while our guide talks about the ways beavers have influenced the rivers and lakes around us.

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Atsion Lake Adventure – Pinelands Adventures

Pinelands Adventures 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ

Paddle on Atsion Lake with a guide. Great for beginners! Learn more about the session here. Pre-registration is required.  Schedule subject to change.  Check Pinelands Adventures trip calendar here to make a reservation and see prices.  Pinelands Adventures is an initiative of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance. 

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