Mount Laurel is a suburban town with a lot of preserved land and surrounding natural beauty, close to both the Pinelands National Reserve and the Jersey Shore. Explore local nature trails or see the sites. Below are nearby nature trails and parks:
Laurel Acres Park
With a nature trail, jogging path, fishing lake, picnic area and dog run, this local park fits all your outdoor needs. It also has two playgrounds for children, perfect for visiting friends and family.
1405 South Church Street, Mt. Laurel, NJ
Rancocas State Park
Hikers, bicyclists and joggers are all welcome at this rustic park. Enjoy over 8 miles of hiking and biking trails.
Powhatan Indian Reservation Dr, Hainesport, NJ 08036
Wharton State Forest
Throughout Wharton State Forest you can find rivers for canoeing, hiking trails, unpaved road for biking and horseback riding and numerous lakes and ponds for wildlife observation. Take a visit to Batsto Village, the site of a former bog iron and glass making center, if you get the chance.
31 Batsto Rd, Hammonton, NJ 08037
Historic Smithville Park
This 312 acre park features over 4 miles of nature trails, including a floating walkway over Smithville lake.
803 Smithville Road, Eastampton, NJ 08060
Cooper River Park
Take in nature and get a great view of the Philadelphia skyline with this outdoor walking path all on the shores of the Cooper River lake. This park offers a 3.5 mile paved loop path for both bikers and pedestrians.
5300 N Park Dr, Pennsauken Township, NJ 08109