By Alex Calabrese

Early Evening Turkey Point Marsh

Equipment Info
SONY DSLR-A100
State/Province/Region
NJ
Country
US
Nearest Area
Turkey Point Wildlife Area
Town
Dividing Creek
Brief Directions

From the Delaware Memorial Bridge take Route 49 due east until you come to Route 553. Stay on Route 553 south until you come to Downe Township area, look for Turkey Point signs. From areas north, get on Route 55 South, get off at Route 47 South. Head into Millville, NJ and look for Route 555, follow signs to Dividing Creek. Turkey Point is west of Dividing Creek, NJ. Turkey Point is between Newport and Dividing Creek.

Notes

Except for the occzssional recreational crabbers this place is usually uninhabited and quiet. It is a great place for photography, hiking, and bird watching.

Description

This is a Protected Wildlife area known for birding. Prior to becoming a state wildlife area it was mainly known for Salt Hay Farms, where they grew the old packing material excelsior, and crabbing. Here you can walk through wide open, marsh land that at one time contained diked farms. Trails lead through the marsh down to the mouth of the Maurice River.

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Date Added
August 27, 2009
Date Taken
August 27, 2009

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