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Adventures without Barriers: Connecting with Nature

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and smells of the forest on this easy-going walk.

DATE: August 10, 2024

Jason Howell, Public Land Advocate for the Pinelands Preservation Alliance, will lead an exploration of the Pinelands on a 1-mile walk offering views of a beautiful Pine Barrens lake. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and smells of the forest on this easy-going walk. Unplug, slow down, breathe, and remember your connection to the natural world. Learn about the unique plants and animals found in the Pinelands!

This inclusive and accessible family-friendly outing follows along former cranberry farm roads. The area is a picturesque location perfect for wildlife and native plant observation. Learn about the area’s important natural resources and ecology and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature.

Rancocas Cranberry Preserve lake

Accessibility Information:

The trail is a 1-mile out-and-back route. The path follows flat, even terrain. There are no slopes encountered on this trip. The trail is a minimum of 8 feet wide. The general trail surfaces are compacted soils, which will allow for rugged terrain wheelchair access. The trip will take about two hours. There are no benches or seating along the pathway. Additionally, there are no compliant ADA parking spaces, however, the parking area is spacious. Also, there are no public bathrooms on-site so please prepare ahead of time for this event.

Pinelands Adventures has several all-terrain wheelchairs available for use by request, both electric and manual types.  If you would like to use one of our wheelchairs for this hike email Sean Holland, Nature and Disability Advocate at or call Sean at 609-859-8860 ext 117.

Note: Participants who are not requesting to use Pineland Adventures wheelchairs should come prepared with their own mobility assistive devices. Bring walkers, canes, crutches, and personal outdoor assistive gear.

We will meet at the Rancocas Cranberry Preserve on Ongs Hat Road, Pemberton NJ.  Directions are included in a confirmation email after you register.

Directions –  Google Maps