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Author:  Allan Jacobs [ September 4th, 2012, 1:06 pm ]
Post subject:  New Jersey Resources and Route Information

Ed notes:
Links to New Jersey Route Information are provided at the end of this post.
I hope to return to this post and add more Resource Information; at the moment though, adding Route Information has priority.

New Jersey Resources

UNESCO. New Jersey Pinelands Biosphere Reserve. ... ode=USA+43

National Parks.

State Parks and Forests. ... index.html ... tate_parks

New Jersey Information.
Guides and maps.
DeLorme, New Jersey Atlas & Gazetteer. ... 0899332277

Environmental Organisations.
Natural Lands Trust.
Ed note: Based in Pennsylvania.
Nature Conservancy. ... /index.htm
Sierra Club.

New Jersey Trails in general.
New Jersey Trails Program. ... rails.html
Birding and Wildlife Trails.
New York – New Jersey Trail Conference.

New Jersey waters.
Drainage basins (aka watersheds).
Rivers. ... New_Jersey
Wild and Scenic Rivers.
Delaware River (Lower).
Delaware River (Middle).
Great Egg Harbor River. ... harbor.php
Maurice River.
Musconetcong River.
Ed note: I did not find a NJ-only list of lakes at Wikipedia. ... ted_States ... lakes.html
Ponds, lakes and reservoirs.

Paddling Information, offline.
Ed note: This paragraph provides state-wide information. Please consult the Route Information entries listed below for information specific to the Delaware River, the Hudson valley, the Pine Barrens, etc.
Cawley, James. Exploring the Little Rivers of New Jersey. Rutgers (1993).
Gertler, Edward. Garden State Canoeing: A Paddler's Guide to New Jersey. Seneca (2002).
Kenley, Kathy. Quiet Water New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania: AMC's Canoe and Kayak Guide to the Best Ponds, Lakes, and Easy Rivers. Appalachian Mountain Club Books (2010).
Kenley, Kathy. Quiet Water New Jersey. Canoe and Kayak Guide. Appalachian Mountain Club Books (2004).
Darren’s list. Ed note: Contains some books not listed above. ... av.lm_more

Paddling and related information, online.
My Trip Journal.
Ed note: Search function is available; entries are apparently unsorted by either activity or location.
National Recreation Trails Database.
Links specific to New Jersey.
Darren’s Online Paddling Resources for NJ Paddlers.
Jersey Shore Sea Kayak Association; trip reports.
Every Trail. ... vity_id=11
REI. Flatwater, whitewater, sea kayaking. ... oeing/nj/6
No whitewater entries at time of posting.
No sea kayaking entries at time of posting.
Whitewater. No link found, no Route seen.
Sea kayaking. No link found, no Route seen.
American Whitewater. ... /state/NJ/ ... /state/NJ/ ... /state/NJ/ ... region/NJ/ ... /state/NJ/
River facts. Whitewater.

Links for paddlers.
Nautical Charts; Coast Pilot 2.
Coverage: The Atlantic coast from Cape Cod to Sandy Hook, embracing part of the Massachusetts coast and all of the coasts of Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York. ... php?book=2
Nautical Charts; Coast Pilot 3.
Coverage: The Atlantic coast from Sandy Hook to Cape Henry, including the New Jersey Coast, Delaware Bay, Philadelphia, the Delaware - Maryland - Virginia coast, and the Chesapeake Bay. ... php?book=3
USGS streamflow data, New Jersey.
Paddling outfitters.
JSSKA launch-site directory, Inland and Coastal.
Ed note: Sites in NJ and NY plus one in DE.
Launch-site information.
Ed note: Mostly sites in NJ, a few in PA, one in CT. ... ations.asp
Marine forecast.
NOAA Tides and Currents. ... tml?gid=82

Paddling clubs and associations.
Ed note: Sources include Darren’s page and American Canoe Association.
American Canoe Association, Delaware Valley Division.
Appalachian Mountain Club. Delaware Valley chapter.
Appalachian Mountain Club. New York - North Jersey chapter. Milltown NJ.
Ed note: Naturist club.
Garden State Surfski and Kayak Racing. ... yakRacing/
Great Bay Paddlers.
Hackensack River Canoe and Kayak Club.
Hunterdon County Canoe and Kayak Club.
Jersey Shore Sea Kayak Association.
Kayak and Canoe Club of New York.
Mohawk Canoe Club.
National Canoe Safety Patrol. Upper Delaware.
National Canoe Safety Patrol. Lower Delaware.
Outdoor Club of South Jersey.
Piney Paddlers.
South Jersey Canoe and Kayak Club.
Wanda Canoe Club. Ridgefield Park.

Route information (trip reports, links to trip reports, etc)
Statement of CCR policy regarding Route information.
If we can’t post the information ourselves, then we’ll try to provide the paddling community with easy access to it.
We welcome your contributions to our library of trip reports; please post them at
We welcome also other Route information (for example links to other sites with such information, in general just about any similar contribution to the paddling community); please post in this thread or send email to routes(AT)
Statement of CCR policy regarding copyright.
Copyright to the original source remains with the provider.
Copyright to CCR's presentation of the information belongs to CCR Inc.

New Jersey Route Information
New Jersey Coastal Routes. ... 33&t=40373
New Jersey Inland Routes, Delaware. ... 33&t=40378
New Jersey Inland Routes, East. ... 33&t=40404
New Jersey Inland Routes, Pinelands. ... 33&t=40408

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