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147 mi 237 km of trail 6 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 53 Trails Intermediate Trails 51 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails
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Recommended Routes in Central New Jersey - 6

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Favorite One of the eponymous bridges
Intermediate

Clayton Park Loop

4.4 mi 7.1 km 506' Up 154.12 m Up 511' Down 155.82 m Down

Shrewsbury, NJ
Favorite Steep descent into the stream. During August the greens are incredibly vibrant!
Intermediate

Thompson Park Big Loop Trail

2.4 mi 3.8 km 167' Up 50.75 m Up 167' Down 50.92 m Down

Whittin…, NJ
Favorite Gravel doubletrack and wooden bridge along route.
Intermediate

Historic Smithville Park and Smith Woods

3.1 mi 4.9 km 73' Up 22.26 m Up 80' Down 24.29 m Down

Mount H…, NJ
Favorite View from John A. Roebling Memorial Park
Easy

Roebling Memorial Park Loop

3.7 mi 5.9 km 83' Up 25.4 m Up 83' Down 25.23 m Down

White H…, NJ
Favorite No Photos
Intermediate

West Deptford Park Cross Country Trails

2.4 mi 3.8 km 55' Up 16.75 m Up 55' Down 16.83 m Down

Paulsboro, NJ
Favorite The Bowl
Intermediate/Difficult

Holmdel Park X-Country Loop

6.5 mi 10.5 km 439' Up 133.66 m Up 413' Down 125.92 m Down

Strathmore, NJ

Trails in Central New Jersey - 100

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1.9 mi 3.0 km #1LHT: Mercer Meadows - Pole Farm
Easy/Intermediate
Pennington, NJ
Easy/Intermediate
Pennington, NJ
1.7 mi 2.7 km #2Stony Brook Trail
Intermediate
Pennington, NJ
Intermediate
Pennington, NJ
2.1 mi 3.4 km #3Union Pond Trail
Intermediate
Country Lake Estates, NJ
Intermediate
Country Lake Estates, NJ
1.1 mi 1.7 km #4Cranberry Trail
Easy
Country Lake Estates, NJ
Easy
Country Lake Estates, NJ
0.4 mi 0.6 km #5Blueberry Trail
Intermediate
Country Lake Estates, NJ
Intermediate
Country Lake Estates, NJ
1.0 mi 1.7 km #6LHT: Mount Rose Distillery
Intermediate
Hopewell, NJ
Intermediate
Hopewell, NJ
1.4 mi 2.3 km #7Meadow/Pond Trail
Intermediate
Pennington, NJ
Intermediate
Pennington, NJ
1.5 mi 2.4 km #8LHT: Carson Roads Woods
Intermediate
Princeton, NJ
Intermediate
Princeton, NJ
0.8 mi 1.4 km #9Rome Village Trail
Intermediate
Country Lake Estates, NJ
Intermediate
Country Lake Estates, NJ
1.2 mi 1.9 km #10Farm/History Trail
Intermediate
Pennington, NJ
Intermediate
Pennington, NJ
0.5 mi 0.7 km #11Holly Grove Trail
Easy
Fairview, NJ
Easy
Fairview, NJ
0.3 mi 0.4 km #12Nature Trail
Intermediate
Country Lake Estates, NJ
Intermediate
Country Lake Estates, NJ
2.4 mi 3.8 km #13Rocky Point Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Highlands, NJ
Intermediate/Difficult
Highlands, NJ
5.0 mi 8.0 km #14Blue Trail
Intermediate
Robbinsville, NJ
Intermediate
Robbinsville, NJ
2.1 mi 3.4 km #15Blue Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Gibbsboro, NJ
Easy/Intermediate
Gibbsboro, NJ
3.8 mi 6.1 km #16Watershed Trail
Intermediate
Pennington, NJ
Intermediate
Pennington, NJ
4.7 mi 7.6 km #17Pine Trail (Orange)
Intermediate
Ramtown, NJ
Intermediate
Ramtown, NJ
3.4 mi 5.5 km #18Grand Tour
Intermediate
Highlands, NJ
Intermediate
Highlands, NJ
2.8 mi 4.5 km #19Oak Trail (White)
Easy
Ramtown, NJ
Easy
Ramtown, NJ
1.4 mi 2.3 km #20Maritime Forest Trail (Red)
Easy/Intermediate
Island Heights, NJ
Easy/Intermediate
Island Heights, NJ

Photos of Central New Jersey - 74

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View of the LHT through Carson Road Woods.
Jan 21, 2019 near Lawrenc…, NJ
The Bowl
Jul 16, 2020 near Strathmore, NJ
View of Rosedale Lake from the LHT.
Jan 21, 2019 near Pennington, NJ
Wargo Pond.
Oct 12, 2016 near Hopewell, NJ
Honey Brook Organic Farm.
Oct 12, 2016 near Pennington, NJ
Gravel doubletrack and wooden bridge along route.
Jun 28, 2016 near Mount H…, NJ
Scene from the LHT through Maidenhead Meadows.
Jan 21, 2019 near Lawrenc…, NJ
A dogwood across a meadow
May 8, 2018 near Shrewsbury, NJ