Chester Trails 2018-03-09T11:58:39+00:00

Welcome to the NEW Chester Trails website!

This website is designed to help users of Chester Trails to plan a safe and enjoyable walk, hike, or ride in our town. Every Township and Borough park with designated trails, as well as every County and State park located in Chester is represented on this site. Photos, maps, and trail descriptions are provided to improve the user experience and make things as clear as possible. A description of each trail informs users of trail distance, surface, suggested uses, and notable features found along the trails.

Trail descriptions are provided by avid hiker Kay Cynamon. We are grateful to Kay for helping us with the informative narrative.

Chester Recreation offers seasonal guided hikes that focus on some of the themes presented here: History, Birdwatching, Geology, and more. Hikes will be announced on this website, as well as on the Chester Trails Facebook page.

Thanks to all collaborators on the Chester Trails Project – Chester Township, Chester Borough, the Morris County Parks Commission, NJDEP, Federal Highway Administration’s Recreational Trails Program, the Boy Scouts of America, the Chester Historical Society, and the NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife.

Avanza App for Chester Trails

Avenza is a App that provides the ultimate real time map experience for select trails and parks in Chester.  Learn more about Avenza and download the app.  

Download Avenza on App Store
Download Avenza on App Store
Download Avenza on Google Play
Download Avenza on Google Play
Download Avenda on Windows 10
Download Avenda on Windows 10

Recent Articles / News

West Morris Greenway Trail to be Resurfaced in May

May 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Morris County Parks has scheduled resurfacing of the West Morris Greenway trail in Chester beginning May 14th. The work will likely take a week to complete, weather permitting. The parking [...]

Birding Walk on Saturday, May 12th

May 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Join Chester birder Bill Gause on a leisurely early-morning walk to listen and look for spring migratory birds. The section of the West Morris Greenway along the Black River in [...]

Chester Trails on Facebook

March 6th, 2017|0 Comments

  Chester Trails is now on Facebook. Please follow!

‘Morris Canal Greenway being planned

February 25th, 2017|1 Comment

We thought you might be interested in this story about the proposed Morris Canal Greenway. It was published recently on Jersey Digs: Plans Underway For Statewide Greenway Connecting Jersey City With Phillipsburg [...]

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