Batsto River Guided Tour
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.
Immerse yourself in a unique Pine Barrens journey 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.
We will begin our journey at Quaker Bridge on the Batsto River. Once on the river, we’ll make stops along the way to investigate unique Pine Barrens plants by the rivers edge, learn about the role of fire in Pine Barrens ecology, and understand the history of bog iron in the pines. You’ll stop along the way to eat lunch (paddlers must provide their own lunch or snacks), review Pinelands maps, and to use a dip net for get a closer look at the river’s inhabitants. Your trip will end at Batsto Lake where you will be transported back to Pinelands Adventures.
This is a great trip for individuals, families, scout troops, or groups. Guided trips are limited to 10 people and the minimum age is 12. Participants must be able to canoe or kayak for at least 4 hours and be able to walk on uneven terrain. Paddling instruction is not a component of this trip. Participants should have some canoeing or kayaking experience.