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
We hit the tracks today and after about a mile, there was a stream crossing.  Only the rails crossed the stream, no platform or bridge or other way to walk across.  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.  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.  You can see Atlantic City from the tower.
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