"Loaded with information, photographs, and maps of South Jersey's Winding Rivers. . . . Helps canoeists and other visitors appreciate this unique area." --Philadelphia Enquirer; "This one is special. After a short perusal, the New Jersey canoeist will soon wonder how canoeists made do without this attractive, practical, thorough but concise handbook." --Trail Walker; "A well-crafted mini-encyclopedia." --Appalachia magazine.
From the Back Cover
Explore the diverse natural wonders of the Jersey Pine Barrens, the unique ecosystem covering more than a million acres in southern New Jersey. From easy afternoon paddles to extended trips deep into remote wilderness areas, Paddling the Jersey Pine Barrens takes canoeists and kayakers on a journey through the state's most spectacular landscape. Included are waterways known for their scenery, historical importance, and wildlife. In addition to detailed river descriptions, there is extensive information about the region's geological, social, environmental, and botanical history.Paddling the Jersey Pine Barrens is designed to help you select the best of the waterways that course through the Pinelands. Inside you'll find: an overview of what to expect and how to prepare; detailed maps showing access points and routes; information on each waterway's character, difficulty, and the best times to paddle; lists of local paddling organizations and information resources. (5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 192 pages, maps, charts)