Primitive camping trip / Philadelphia
Posted by: old_user on May-29-12 8:35 AM (EST)
Anyone know of places to paddle that we can primitive camp within an hour to two hours from the philadephia area?
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Posted by: kayamedic on May-29-12 1:47 PM (EST)
Wharton State Forest NJ
pine barrens camping|
Posted by: kayakkarl on May-29-12 5:11 PM (EST)
lower forge and mulica wilderness sites are the hike/boat in only sites. many companies do shuttling if you want to paddle thru. map of sies.
loved the Mullica!|
Posted by: coldfeet on May-29-12 5:25 PM (EST)
Did the Mullica trip last year in Spring (water was moving pretty fast) and about 4 years ago also same time of the year. Usually Easter vacation from school. We did spot 2 cars and camped out the first time 1 night and last year camped out 2 nights. I'm guessing it's about a 8-10 mile paddle with the campsites around the 6 mile mark. Someone here might know the exact mileage. Beautiful large pine trees around the area. We also pulled the boats over and hiked around an area to see if we could paddle the Batso but we didn't try it. I really liked it and would go again many times. Check it out. I think you also need to buy a inexpensive permit to camp out.
Posted by: kayakkarl on May-29-12 10:02 PM (EST)
Posted by: old_user on May-31-12 7:09 PM (EST)
Any places in MD for primitive camping?
Posted by: kayamedic on Jun-03-12 6:37 PM (EST)
Don't bother wtih Belhaven|
Posted by: old_user on Jun-06-12 10:33 PM (EST)
Belhaven Paddlesports no longer does rentals or shuttles and they were the ONLY livery that would do the Mullica or Batso rivers.
North Philadelphia. When I lived in |
Posted by: ezwater on Jun-03-12 5:53 PM (EST)
Philly from '65 to '70, north Philly was definitely primitive, and parts of west Philly were too.