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23 07, 2018

West Morris Greenway Trail Improvement complete

2018-07-23T11:42:25+00:00

The Morris Co. Parks Commission recently resurfaced the West Morris Greenway Trail in Chester from the parking area on Pleasant Hill Rd. to the 0.75 mile-marker. This 5-mile trail continues to Randolph. Though not ADA compliant, the level stone dust surface has mitigated the problem conditions of ruts, roots, & rocks. Flooded areas have new [...]

West Morris Greenway Trail Improvement complete2018-07-23T11:42:25+00:00
10 05, 2018

West Morris Greenway Trail to be Resurfaced in May

2018-05-10T08:23:41+00:00

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 area and trail will be closed for the duration of this project.

West Morris Greenway Trail to be Resurfaced in May2018-05-10T08:23:41+00:00
3 05, 2018

Birding Walk on Saturday, May 12th

2018-05-10T08:17:00+00:00

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 is one of the best habitats for hearing and seeing spring migrants such as warblers.   We'll be meeting at ​7:00 a.m. at the terminus of the [...]

Birding Walk on Saturday, May 12th2018-05-10T08:17:00+00:00
25 02, 2017

‘Morris Canal Greenway being planned

2017-02-25T20:49:46+00:00

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 By Jared Kofsky - February 21, 2017 Today, one can drive directly from Jersey City to Phillipsburg, a small town along the Delaware River across [...]

‘Morris Canal Greenway being planned2017-02-25T20:49:46+00:00
22 11, 2016

Suggested Equestrian Trails in Chester

2016-11-22T00:33:52+00:00

We had a question about where to ride horses on Chester's Trails. Ed responds: "According to the Western Patriots' Path map, there are trails for horses, bicycles, and hikers in Chester.  That is the solid red line in the map below.   See the P symbol and green arrows (added)  for parking (Fairview Av., East [...]

Suggested Equestrian Trails in Chester2016-11-22T00:33:52+00:00
11 11, 2016

New kiosks along Patriots Path in Chester

2016-11-11T10:26:48+00:00

Hello All, our newest kiosks are ready for hikers!  Many thanks to Eagle Scout candidate Michael Servais and team for making the kiosks and installing them.  Ed Ng wrote and put up the informational sheets with history, geology, trails, and acknowledgements.  Many thanks to NJ DEP, Morris County Parks Commission, Chester Recreational Trails Team, the Chester [...]

New kiosks along Patriots Path in Chester2016-11-11T10:26:48+00:00
30 09, 2016

‘911 Memorial Trail’ Hike on 10/30/2016

2016-09-30T11:50:20+00:00

On Sunday, October 30, at 8:45am, the MetroTrails hiking group (http://www.metrotrails.org/Metrotrails/Home.html) is running a hike from Long Valley to Waterloo Village.  This hike follows the new 911 Memorial Trail (www.911trail.org), and mostly coincides with Patriots' Path in Morris County.  Hikers will meet at the end point (Waterloo Village) and shuttle back to the start of [...]

‘911 Memorial Trail’ Hike on 10/30/20162016-09-30T11:50:20+00:00