ABOUT THE PARK:
Although Bordentown Bluffs is part of the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park it is not mentioned on their site.
GPS Coordinates 40.161122, -74.703328
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|Stanton Avenue dead ends at a utility building and it is plenty wide for on-street parking.|
Abbott Marshlands - Bordentown Bluffs - NJ Trails Association
Abbott Marshlands - Bordentown Bluffs, NJ at EveryTrail
2.2 miles with some exploring at the northern end.
This was hiked in conjunction with Roebling Memorial Park, a short drive away.
|Start of the trail on Stanton Avenue.|
|Blazes are spray painted - there is a red trail and a yellow trail.|
|At this T-intersection red goes left to the tidal beach (return route) and also to the right towards Orchard Avenue.|
|Where red ends and yellow starts.|
|You don't expect to see mountain laurel and rhododendron in these parts!|
|Some yellow with green blazes at the overlook.|
|The trail follows very closely along the edge of the bluff.|
|Approaching the overlook from a different direction, a climb up some tree roots to the top.|
|Heading back south. The yellow-blazed trail goes farther into the woods where unmarked trails continue along the bluff.|
|Where the red trail ends ...|
|... a trail does continue for a while before you have to retrace to back to the sign.|
|The tidal beach,|
|Returning to Stanton Avenue on the woods road from the tidal beach around the utility buildings.|