I previously posted about the Black Run Preserve (click to read post) and posted photos from a Black Run hike (click to see photos). I recently went for a visit and saw some excellent improvements to the entrance and new markings of various trails. Black Run Preserve will be developed as a multi-use space for non-motorized biking, hiking, nature and bird watching. There will be no camping or fires permitted.
Although the entrance is now gravel and includes a fence line to welcome you, the rest is presently left natural. There are talks of a parking lot and restrooms, but that is far off. For now, we get to enjoy it as a natural and pristine environment.
This land was, at one time, a cranberry bog. There is little that remains but what remains has created a very rich environment.
The trails are marked clearly and it is an easy walk through the South Jersey sandy soil.
Nature’s abound including wild berries such as blueberries, huckleberries and maybe even some cranberries.
This was interesting. Does anyone know why butterflies would huddle in one place on the trail?
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