OLD PINE FARM NATURAL LANDS TR INC
Rating: 4.8 stars 5 reviews
Location: 340 Pine Ave Deptford NJ 08096 USA
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Old Pine Farm Natural Lands trust is an oasis of beauty in Deptford Township, NJ. Rare and naturally growing native plants abound. A beautiful place to walk and contemplate, and appreciate the beauty that is there. The land trust is along Big Timber Creek, so there's an opportunity for canoeing and kyaking. Soon the ripe persimmons will fall, a treat. Our deer population is in check, as there is a healthy understory. Old Pine Farm natural Lands trust is open to the public for walkers, bicycle riders, and dog walkers.
Old Pine Farm, and the people who are actively involved in this organization are a pleasure. The lands are gorgeous .. who would expect a rather extensive land trust (about 40 acres or so, mostly on Big Timber Creek) in Deptford? Their members are dedicated to its preservation and care, and I have learned a lot about nature in the years I've been a member. George and Lillian Willoughby, original members and founders, had a vision of land in trust for the people who use it. I think they would be proud of the legacy they have left, and the excellent way it is led and managed.
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Old Pine provides our community. with a sanctuary for recreation and nature study. It is open and availsble for hiking, picnicking, fishing, kayaking and the study of nature. The organization consists of volunteers who serve as dedicated stewards of the indigenous species and habitats within the forty acres
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I once was walking the trails here and met of with, of all people, Ole " Blue Eyes " Frank Sinatra. He was senile as phuck, talking to himself about aliens and he even wore his Depends on the outside of his pants. Piss and shat stains all over them. He thought he was still in Hoboken, NJ Way to disappoint, Frank. You goofy old phuck.
Old Pine Farm in Deptford, NJ is a little bit of heaven plunked down on the bank of Big Timber Creek. Forest, meadow, stream and wetlands environments are all included in the 32 acre main property at the foot of Rankin Ave in the Blackwood Terrace section of Deptford Twp.
The trails are great, with a gentle slope leading through the forest down to the meadow and creek. Whether for nature study, exercise or just relaxation, you will enjoy a stroll here.
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