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Barnegat Branch Trail

10.4 miles
The Barnegat Branch Trail will eventually travel nearly 16 miles from Barnegat Township to Toms River on the abandoned Barnegat Branch Division of the Central Railroad of New Jersey. Currently, 3 disconnected segments of trail have been completed ...
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Bayshore Trail (Henry Hudson Trail)

2 miles
NOTE: The Bayshore Trail is currently open, however, storm damage has made trail conditions primitive with wet and muddy patches. Users should exercise caution and watch for construction vehicles in some locations. See the Monmouth County Park ...
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Bedminster Hike and Bikeway

2.6 miles
The 2.8-mile eastern phase of the Bedminster Hike and Bikeway allows pedestrians and cyclists to safely traverse part of Bedminster Township by crossing over I-287 and US 206/202 via a series of three bridges. The trail runs between The Hills ...
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Bethpage Bikeway

12.5 miles
The Bethpage Bikeway is one of Long Island's most popular trails. It connects Merrick Road in Massapequa with Bethpage State Park, and includes additional trail north to Trail View State Park in Woodbury. There are a few parkway exit crossings ...
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Black River County Park Trail

2.3 miles
In the mid 1800s Chester, New Jersey, was the home of the iron ore industry; railroads shipped the ore all over the county. With the end of the industry, however, the rail lines were abandoned, turned into trails, and the area is now managed ...
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Bristol Spurline Park

2.5 miles
Since it opened as a railroad spur in the 1800s, this pretty trail has always been about connections. In 1834 the Philadelphia and Trenton Railroad launched the spur to carry goods from Bristol, Pennsylvania, then a bustling little port where ...
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Bronx River Greenway

18.1 miles
The Bronx River Greenway will one day stretch 23 miles along the river through New York's Westchester and Bronx counties. Currently, 18 miles of the trail are complete in disconnected segments largely paralleling the Bronx River Parkway. The ...
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Cross Island Parkway Trail

3.1 miles
The Cross Island Parkway Trail closely follows its namesake thoroughfare through northeastern Queens. From its northern end, you will soon enter Little Bay Park, which offers lovely views of the Throgs Neck Bridge and the bay. If you get ...
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D & L Trail - Delaware Canal Towpath

60 miles
The Delaware Canal Towpath, which extends from Bristol to Easton, is the only continuous intact canal remaining from the historic canal-building era of the early and mid-1800s. Through its connection with the Lehigh Navigation Canal at Easton, ...
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Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Trail

69.5 miles
Note: Periodically parts of the trail become impassable from floods and other damage. For updates on trail conditions, visit the Canal State Park website. The Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Trail follows the towpath of the canal, which ...
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East River Bikeway

3.7 miles
The East River Bikeway is part of the larger Manhattan Waterfront Greenway, which incorporates the Hudson River Greenway the Harlem River Greenway and the East River Esplanade. Together the four trails comprise a 32-mile path that circles the ...
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Eastern Parkway Trail

2 miles
The Eastern Parkway Trail is a 2-mile route along a tree-lined boulevard in Brooklyn's Crown Heights neighborhood. The path begins at Prospect Park, which houses some of Brooklyn's most popular attractions, including the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn ...
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Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway

5.6 miles
The Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway packs enough history, scenery and activity in its 5.2 miles for an all-day adventure. Manasquan cyclist Edgar Felix lobbied his town to acquire a portion of the inactive Freehold and Jamesburg Agricultural Railroad ...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk

2.7 miles
The Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk follows Staten Island's eastern shore from Miller Field -- a recreational area for sports, picnicking and bird watching -- to Fort Wadsworth. Highlights of the trail include spectacular views of the Verrazano ...
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Freedom Trail Bikeway

2.6 miles
Freedom Trail Bikeway will eventually be a 10-mile route linking parks and open spaces throughout South Brunswick Township in northern New Jersey. The trail follows a former rail line through woodlands, wetlands, and neighborhoods. Currently, ...
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Henry Hudson Trail

22 miles
NOTE: A section of trail from Popamora Point to the Atlantic Highlands Marina has been reopened after storm damage, but the trail is primitive in this section and there may be icy, wet, or muddy conditions. Please also watch for construction ...
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High Line

1.5 miles
The High Line rail-trail is an urban marvel, stretching 1.5 miles and towering almost 30 feet above street level through several neighborhoods in the lower west side of Manhattan. The first section of the High Line was opened in 2009 and ...
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Historic Smithville Park Trails

4.4 miles
Historic Smithville is listed on the National and New Jersey Registers of Historic Places. From its beginnings as a small mill town on the Rancocas Creek, Smithville became one of New Jersey's major woodworking industrial areas between the 1860s ...
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Hudson River Greenway

11 miles
Hudson River Greenway provides a continuous 11-mile route between Battery Park at the southern tip of Manhattan and the Little Red Lighthouse underneath the George Washington Bridge. The trail passes through Hudson River Park, Riverside Park ...
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Hudson River Waterfront Walkway

1.5 miles
The Hudson River Waterfront Walkway is a 1.5 mile walkway along the bank of the Hudson River in Jersey City. The walkway offers stunning views of Manhattan as well as access to a number of ferries and hotels.
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Hutchinson River Greenway

2.2 miles
The Hutchinson River Greenway offers a convenient alternative to the Hutchinson River Parkway, which it closely follows. Although adjacent to the busy thoroughfare, trees have been planted along the route to help beautify the path and trail-goers ...
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John Kieran Nature Trail

1 miles
The John Kieran Nature Trail is a short loop that borders Van Cortlandt Lake and its associated wetlands. It is a wonderful site for bird-watching. The trail also passes several sites of significance including an old cemetery and the 67-acre ...
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Johnson Trolley Line Trail

1.9 miles
The Johnson Trolley Line has two sections, north and south, which are split by Interstate 95; there is talk of building an overpass to link the two segments. The Trenton-Princeton Traction Company ran the old trolley, known as the "Fast Line," ...
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Jones Beach Bikeway (Ellen Farrant Memorial Bikeway)

5.3 miles
Jones Beach Bikeway is a paved bicycle and pedestrian path on the southwestern end of Long Island that parallels Wantagh Parkway from Seaford to Jones Beach State Park. The trail is also known by two other names: Ellen Farrant Memorial Bikeway ...
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Kingston Branch Loop Trail

1.75 miles
The Kingston Branch Loop Trail is a trip up one side and down the other of the scenic tree-lined Delaware and Raritan Canal. The eastern half of the loop follows the bed of the Rocky Hill Railroad and Transportation Company, which began operation ...
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Lawrence Hopewell Trail

17.7 miles
Lawrence Hopewell Trail currently runs for 17 miles on public and private lands in Lawrence and Hopewell townships, about five miles north of Trenton. Trail planners hope to complete the trail, which will form a 22-mile loop, in 2016. The ...
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Loantaka Brook Reservation Trail

7 miles
The system of trails in Loantaka Brook Reservation are open to hikers, cyclists and equestrians, although the trails are marked as to which uses are permitted on each segment. Loantaka Brook Reservation has four distinct areas: Seaton Hackney ...
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Manasquan Reservoir Trail

5.26 miles
The Manasquan Reservoir Trail is located in the Howell Township and provides a great natural destination in the heart of the town. The trail forms a perimeter loop around the 770 acre reservoir offering great wildlife viewing of osprey, hawks, ...
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Middlesex Greenway

3.5 miles
The 3.5-mile Middlesex Greenway connects the towns of Edison, Metuchen, and Woodbridge in northeastern New Jersey. The paved pathway, which follows the route of the former Lehigh Valley Railroad freight line, is part of the East Coast Greenway, ...
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Mosholu-Pelham Greenway

10.3 miles
The Mosholu-Pelham Greenway connects several parks and recreational opportunities in New York City's north and central Bronx neighborhoods. A portion of the trail is also part of the growing East Coast Greenway, which will span 15 states from ...
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Ocean Parkway Coastal Greenway

3.6 miles
Ocean Parkway Coastal Greenway, which opened in June 2014, runs just shy of 4 miles between Jones Beach State Park and Tobay Beach. Both beaches permit swimming and provide opportunities to purchase food and refreshments. The paved trail ...
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Ocean Parkway Trail

4.8 miles
The Ocean Parkway Trail closely follows its eponymous thoroughfare nearly 5 miles through several Brooklyn neighborhoods, ending only a block from the popular Coney Island boardwalk. Those traveling with children will enjoy the many playgrounds ...
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Old Croton Aqueduct Trail

26.1 miles
The Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park follows the route of the Old Croton Aqueduct, which carried water to New York City from 1842 to 1955. Most of the structure lies beneath the trail and has been designated a National Historic Landmark. ...
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Old Putnam Trail

1.25 miles
Splayed over 1,146 acres in northwest Bronx, Van Cortlandt Park has a lot going on. The park is New York City's fourth largest and is home to the oldest municipal golf course in America. There are playgrounds, walking trails, running tracks, ...
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Patriots' Path

35 miles
The Patriots' Path covers roughly 35 miles of terrain and is open to mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing and hiking. The multi-use trails links parks, open space, recreational facilities, historic sites and other points of ...
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Pemberton Rail-Trail

1.6 miles
Located about 25 miles east of Philadelphia, the Pemberton Rail-Trail is an excellent example of grassroots activism resulting in the creation of a community-based rail-trail. The Pemberton Rotary Club was largely responsible for creating the ...
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Quarry Trail

0.1 miles
The Quarry Trail is currently a 600-foot long unimproved strip of land along what is known as Quarry Road in the Village of Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. The trail links Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park and Hastings-on-Hudson trails. Access ...
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Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County

7.5 miles
The Saddle River Area Bike Path in Bergen County stretches for nearly 6 miles along a 577-acre linear park system that hugs the banks of the Saddle River and its tributaries. There are actually five park areas linked by the multi-use path, which ...
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Sandy Hook Multi-Use Pathway

8.5 miles
The multi-use pathway spanning the length of New Jersey's Sandy Hook peninsula offers beautiful views of the ocean, as well as shady sections through maritime forest. A bird observatory and wildlife observation decks along the way allow you ...
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Shore Parkway Greenway Trail

12.4 miles
The Shore Parkway Greenway Trail is comprised of two disconnected segments along the New York Harbor that together offer more than 12 miles of paved pathway on Brooklyn's southern border. Between the two segments sits Coney Island, well-known ...
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South County Trailway

14.7 miles
The South County Trailway is a zippy paved trail heading north from Yonkers through the Hudson River Valley communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Dobbs Ferry, Ardsley, Irvington, Greenburgh, and Elmsford. Popular with bike commuters seeking relief ...
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Staten Island Greenbelt Multi-Purpose Trail

2.6 miles
Several trails are found throughout Staten Island's Greenbelt system of trails but only one allows both cyclists and walkers, the Staten Island Greenbelt Multi-Purpose Trail. At 2.6 miles, the crushed gravel trail offers a nice jaunt for joggers, ...
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Taylor SteelWorkers Historical Greenway

7 miles
DESCRIPTION: The Created by Union Forge Heritage Association in 2007,Taylor SteelWorkers Historical Greenway is a 7 mile trail that winds its way through High Bridge criss-crossing a number of historical sites and beautiful scenery. This is ...
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Thomas F. Hampton Trail (Crossley Preserve Trail)

1.5 miles
The 1.5-mile Thomas F. Hampton Trail was for a past executive director of the New Jersey Natural Lands Trust. Now an interpretive nature hike, the trail occupies the former rail bed of part of the Pennsylvania Railroad. In the 1800s, Crossley ...
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Traction Line Recreation Trail

3.2 miles
In June 1986, the Morris County Park Commission dedicated this recreation trail that runs parallel to the New Jersey Transit Line railroad tracks. The path utilizes a little over three miles of right-of-way that might have been an overgrown, ...
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Trolley Line Trail (NJ)

2 miles
The Trolley Line Trail is a 2.5 mile paved pathway between Rabbit Hill Road and Penn Lyle Road in West Windsor. The trail is on the right of way of the former Fast Line electric trolley that connected Trenton and New Brunswick in the early 20th ...
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Union Transportation Trail

4 miles
The Union Transportation Trail runs for 4 miles between Millstream Road and Davis Station Road; it's the County's second rail-trail, accommodating equestrians, hikers, walkers, joggers and cyclists. When complete, the trail will cover 8.6 miles ...
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Warrington Township Multi-Use Trail

2 miles
Still in project phase, but 2 miles are completed as part of the master plan. The first phase and trail head is in a park called "Lower Nike park". It was once one of the 13 Nike Atlas class missile sites used to defend Philadelphia from ICBM ...
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West Essex Trail

2.84 miles
The West Essex Trail follows a short distance (just under 3 miles) of the former rail bed of the Caldwell Branch on the old Erie-Lackawanna Railroad. The trail runs between the Essex–Passiac county line in Little Falls and Arnold Way in Verona. ...
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West Hudson Park Path

2.2 miles
The paved pathway running through West Hudson Park offers a scenic, tree-lined escape in Harrison, a suburb of Newark. The trail provides access to the park’s stocked lake, water park, athletic fields, and tennis and basketball courts. The ...
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