Mariton Wildlife Sanctuary
It's hard to believe that the last time we hiked in Pennsylvania was nearly three and a half years ago. So today we returned to hike just about every trail in this nice area overlooking the Delaware River. When we arrived there wasn't a single car in the parking lot. When we were finished there were only three. So if you want seclusion, and lots of climbing, this place is a good bet!

Using this map we parked in the large parking area and headed into the woods on Yellow (while the nature center was closed, the restrooms were open). There's a nice bird blind along Yellow near the beginning. We took the River Overlook trail to the end, but there was no view (perhaps in the winter when the trees are bare). We then continued to Chimney Rock, an interesting rock formation before taking the North Fox Trail to the overlook at Pine Circle, which also wasn't there. Next we took Yellow back to Red, then headed south on Orange to Yellow. This we took west all the way to the northern end of Blue. We took Blue south to Brown (the Squeeze trail), which we took north to Green, finally taking Woods Trail back to the car. You can see our track here.

Total distance hiked today was nearly 4 miles in 2 hours and 45 minutes, with lots of climbing.

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