Camden County (New Jersey)
Delaware River Region : Camden County (New Jersey)
Camden is most easily accessable by car, either by highway or over the Ben Franklin Bridge which links the city of Camden to Philadelphia.
By Public Transportation
PATCO runs service linking the city of Camden to Philadelphia and Lindenwold, where SEPTA service and Amtrak services are available. The RiverLine runs from Camden to Trenton, near the Delaware River, and connects with Amtrak, SEPTA, and New Jersey Transit NJ Transit trains at Trenton. The Atlantic City Rail Line, also run by New Jersey Transit has stops in Camden County on its way to Atlantic City from 30th Street, Philadelphia, including one in Cherry Hill.
Camden County is served by New Jersey Transit buses. PATCO runs from Philadelphia to Lindenwold and the RiverLine runs near the Delaware River.
Unfortunately, the city of Camden is widely considered one of the most dangerous cities in the United States. While in Camden, it is best not to travel alone at night, or flaunt expensive jewelry, electronic devices, or anything with significant value. The ranking of Camden as among the most dangerous cities is based on its level of murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, and motor vehicle theft.
It is best to avoid the poor areas of Camden, however it is usually safe around the riverfront area. Use common sense in protecting yourself.
Most of the suburban area surrounding Camden, however, are very friendly and safe (Audubon, Collingswood, Haddonfield, Haddon Heights, Haddon Township, etc.).