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Recommended Routes in Central New Jersey - 7

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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 No Photos
Intermediate/Difficult

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 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 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
Favorite Rancocas Creek
Intermediate

Four-mile Loop

4.2 mi 6.8 km 93' Up 28.3 m Up 93' Down 28.22 m Down

Willing…, NJ

Central New Jersey Hiking

  • 181 Miles 292 Kilometers of Trail
  • 7 Recommended Routes
  • 60 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 52 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Central New Jersey - 107

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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
1.4 mi 2.3 km #6Meadow/Pond Trail
Intermediate
Pennington, NJ
Intermediate
Pennington, NJ
0.8 mi 1.4 km #7Rome Village Trail
Intermediate
Country Lake Estates, NJ
Intermediate
Country Lake Estates, NJ
1.0 mi 1.7 km #8LHT: Mount Rose Distillery
Intermediate
Hopewell, NJ
Intermediate
Hopewell, NJ
1.5 mi 2.4 km #9LHT: Carson Roads Woods
Intermediate
Princeton, NJ
Intermediate
Princeton, NJ
1.2 mi 1.9 km #10Farm/History Trail
Intermediate
Pennington, NJ
Intermediate
Pennington, NJ

Photos of Central New Jersey - 82

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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
One of the eponymous bridges
May 8, 2018 near Shrewsbury, NJ
Gravel doubletrack and wooden bridge along route.
Jun 28, 2016 near Mount H…, NJ
Rancocas Creek
Apr 11, 2021 near Mount H…, NJ