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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
On Sunday, January 17, 2016 we will do a 5-6 hour hike on the Morris Canal Trail, Highland Trail, and Sussex Branch Trail. There is a natural exit point about halfway the hike (Waterloo Village). We will meet at 8:45am on the Sussex Branch Trail trailhead in Allamuchy State Park, on Waterloo Road (CR 604), across [...]
On Saturday July 04 2015 (Independence Day) we will do a hike on the white blazed Patriots' Path, from Stephens Park to Fairview Ave. We will meet at 8:45 on the parking lot between Fairview Ave and the Columbia Trail in Washington Township. We will then drive with as few cars as feasible to Stephens Park, and hike back. [...]
A guided hike will take place on Saturday, June 6th on the Patriots Path white blaze trail segment that runs between Furnace Road and Tanners’ Brook Road, in Chester, NJ. Participants should park in the parking lot at the corner of Furnace Road and Tanners Brook Road (which is marked with a ‘Hunter’s Parking’ sign). The [...]
1. U19/ Youth Mountain Bike Race at Parker Rd Preserve May 2 @ 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM 10th Annual Team Bulldog Mountain Bike Race, and NJ State High School and Middle School Mountain Bike Championships, will be held on Saturday, May 2nd. These races are for kids in kindergarten through High School. The races start at [...]