Atsion to Carranza Monument

Wharton State Forest

Carranza Monument - Photo by Daniel Chazin Carranza Monument - Photo by Daniel Chazin
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Starting at the parking lot of the historic Atsion office, head southeast on Quaker Bridge Road past a hunting club and boarded-up schoolhouse on your right and look for the Mullica (yellow) Trail on your left.  Follow the trail as it passes a country church and cemetery; you will enter a mixed pine & hardwood forest.  In about 0.2 mile you will reach an old railroad right-of-way with the...

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June 28, 2015
this hike cannot be completed
<p>We hit the tracks today and after about a mile, there was a stream crossing. &nbsp;Only the rails crossed the stream, no platform or bridge or other way to walk across. &nbsp;The stream was a four to five foot drop, so probably too dangerous for most hikers to walk heel to toe on the rail across. &nbsp;Since we could not continue with this hike, we drove to Carranza Monument and hiked the Batona Trail to Apple Pie Hill fire tower and back, which is 8 miles round trip and very worthwhile. &nbsp;You can see Atlantic City from the tower.</p>
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