Dover, Delaware (DE) Trails & Maps

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  • Atlantic County Bikeway

    Rail-Trail

    State: NJ
    Length: 7.56 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The 7.5-mile Atlantic County Bikeway offers a relaxing escape from the crush of traffic surrounding Atlantic City, the beachfront gaming and resort town. The trail is situated 9 miles west of Atlantic City, near the nexus of the heavily traveled ...
  • Big Woods Trail-formerly Yelenoc Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 0 miles
    Surface:

    In Berks County, feasibility work has been started to design a trail section that will connect French Creek State Park to the Schuylkill River Trail. This is part of a Concept Plan for a trail called The Big Woods Trail that will connect the ...
  • Cape Henlopen State Park Bike Loop

    State: DE
    Length: 3.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Bike Loop in Cape Henlopen State Park is a nearly 3.5-mile paved trail through the scenic park. The loop offers various branches that lead off into the marshes with wide vistas of the Atlantic Ocean, as well as the opportunity to explore ...
  • Chester Creek Branch Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 6.7 miles
    Surface:

    The Chester Creek Rail Trail is being developed along the Chester-Creek Branch rail line between the Caleb Pusey Plantation in Upland and the intersection with the SEPTA R3 line in Wawa. Phase I of the trail, between Lenni Rd. and Creek Rd. ...
  • Christina Riverwalk

    State: DE
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Christina Riverwalk is short (1.3 miles) but pleasant pathway along the Christina River, between the Russell Peterson Wildlife Refuge and the end of S. Popular Street, just beyond Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park. The trail offers access to ...
  • Cold Spring Bike Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: NJ
    Length: 2.72 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders officially opened the Cold Spring Bike Path in Lower Township on December 4, 2002. The 2.72-mile bike path runs from Sandman Boulevard to Sally Marshall Crossing in Atlantic Electric's right-of-way ...
  • Corson's Inlet Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NJ
    Length: 0.33 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    Corson's Inlet Rail-Trail begins at the parking lot off County 619 (by the bridge) in Corson's Inlet State Park and runs for a short distance across the upper dunes above the beach. There are plans to extend the trail a short distance farther ...
  • Creek Road Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 2.3 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Gravel

    The Creek Road Trail extends north from a connection with the Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail in White Clay Creek State Park. The scenic park features over 37 miles of hiking trails through wooded valleys just north of Newark, home to the University ...
  • Cross Island Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MD
    Length: 6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Maryland's Cross Island Trail spans Kent Island, east to west, in Queen Anne's County, providing multiple points of access to everything from libraries and schools to ball fields and the waterfront. It's an impressively signed, well-maintained ...
  • Downs Park Trail

    State: MD
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    Downs Park Trail is located in Downs Park on the Chesapeake Bay just north of Gibson Island. The 3.5-mile perimeter trail is paved, popular for walkers and cyclists alike, and an additional 1.5 miles of natural surface trail are offered. The ...
  • Easton Rails-to-Trails

    Rail-Trail

    State: MD
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Easton Rails to Trails runs from Dutchmans Lane in southern Easton, Maryland, to North Easton Park—a large sports complex—over 2.5 miles away. The trail opened in 1998 and has been a popular local amenity since that time. Because it runs ...
  • Elephant Swamp Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NJ
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Gravel, Sand

    The Elephant Swamp Trail is built on top of the former railroad bed that once ran from Glassboro to Bridgeton, NJ. Elk Township maintains the easement through Elephant Swamp, and the trail passes among streams, wetlands and farm fields from ...
  • Estell Manor Park Trails

    State: NJ
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Cinder, Dirt, Sand

    Estell Manor Park, 3.5 miles south of Mays Landing, New Jersey, has an extensive system of trails for mountain biking, hiking and walking, and includes a 1.8-mile, fully accessible boardwalk that takes visitors through wetlands and coastal forest ...
  • Georgetown-Lewes-Cape Henlopen Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 16.1 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Plans are on the table to develop a rail-with-trail that will connect Georgetown, Lewes and Cape Henlopen State Park in southern Delaware. The Delaware Department of Transportation has designed the first 1.1 mile segment in Lewes along the Delaware ...
  • Gloucester Township Health and Fitness Trail (aka Blackwood Railroad Trail)

    Rail-Trail

    State: NJ
    Length: 2.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Gloucester Township Health and Fitness Trail, formerly known as the Blackwood Railroad Trail, is a paved bicycle/pedestrian path in Blackwood, Gloucester Township. The bikeway is constructed on an abandoned railroad right-of-way and connects ...
  • Gordons Pond Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 3.2 miles
    Surface: Boardwalk, Crushed Stone

    The Gordons Pond Trail is located in Cape Henlopen State Park, where it skirts the western side of Gordons Pond, a 900-acre salt water lagoon. The finely crushed gravel pathway winds through coastal maritime forest, grassy marshes and sandy ...
  • Industrial Track Greenway Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 3.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Industrial Track Greenway Trail follows an abandoned rail corridor and will eventually link New Castle with the Wilmington waterfront. Already the trail spans nearly 4 miles in two disconnected segments between the Christina River and a ...
  • James F. Hall Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 1.76 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The James F. Hall Trail—a rail-with-trail—packs a lot into a short stretch: Its paved surface is great for bicycling, inline skating and strolling, and there are multiple playgrounds, picnic areas and access points along the route. Best of all, ...
  • Junction & Breakwater Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    This beautiful, pine-studded rail-trail winds through Cape Henlopen State Park next to wetlands and farmland, offering a break from the nearby beaches and eclectic shopping areas. The trail runs from US 9 in Lewes to the town of Rehoboth Beach ...
  • Kent Island South Trail

    State: MD
    Length: 5.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Kent Island South Trail is one of two popular recreational trails (along with the Cross Island Trail) on Maryland's Kent Island, the largest island in the Chesapeake Bay. The trail runs parallel to Romancoke Road/State Route 8 for its entire ...
  • Killens Pond Bike Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 2.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

    The Killens Pond Bike Trail provides non-motorized access from US 13 to Killens Pond State Park. The short trail parallels Killens Pond Road before turning south into the park along its main access road. Note that the trail surface changes from ...
  • Little Jersey Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 8.1 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt

    The Little Jersey Trail loops through Lums Pond State Park on a wide, packed earth surface that accommodates hikers, cyclists and equestrians. The trail is the longer of two loops; the Swamp Forest Trail runs closer to Lums Pond at the center ...
  • Loblolly Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 4.9 miles
    Surface: Boardwalk, Crushed Stone

    The Loblolly Trail in Trap Pond State Park loops around the perimeter of the 90-acre Trap Pond. The trail winds through hardwood forests, crosses a scenic dam at Raccoon Pond and travels over boardwalk bridges through Trap Pond’s freshwater ...
  • Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MD
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Maryland's Susquehanna State Park is recognized for challenging hiking and biking trails, camping facilities, rock outcroppings, boating, a museum and restored historical sites. But none of these outshines the Susquehanna River, which sweeps ...
  • Michael Castle Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 8.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Michael Castle Trail currently offers a scenic 9-mile route along the north shore of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal in northern Delaware. The trail is named after the former Governor and U.S. Representative whose efforts in Congress helped ...
  • Middle Township Bike Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: NJ
    Length: 4.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Middle Township Bike Path runs for 4 miles, between Cape May County Park and the community of Whitesboro. Along the way, trail-goers can access the park’s zoo, Atlantic Cape Community College, Davies Sports Complex, and the 4-H Fairgrounds. One ...
  • Mispillion River Greenway

    State: DE
    Length: 1.8 miles
    Surface: Boardwalk, Concrete

    The Mispillion River Greenway runs through historic downtown Milford on both sides of the Mispillion River. The greenway, which is surfaced primarily with brick and concrete, provides scenic views of the peaceful waterway while linking city ...
  • Monroe Township Bikeway

    Rail-Trail

    State: NJ
    Length: 6.36 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Monroe Township Bikeway is a 6.36-mile connection between the suburban communities of Glassboro and Williamstown. In Glassboro the trail passes through the dense forest of the Glassboro Fish and Wildlife Management Area and then transitions ...
  • Northern Delaware Greenway Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 10.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The Northern Delaware Greenway Trail spans 10 miles of northern New Castle County from Bellevue State Park on the Delaware River to Brandywine Creek in Wilmington, Delaware’s largest city. The surface varies along the way from asphalt to crushed ...
  • Ocean City Bike Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: NJ
    Length: 0.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Ocean City Bike Path offers a short, paved route through the center of Ocean City and allows visitors a glimpse into the history of this interesting seaside town. The trail parallels Haven Avenue and, north of its end at 25th Street, bicyclists ...
  • Parkside Trail (Camden Greenways)

    State: NJ
    Length: 0.25 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Parkside Trail is a just tiny segment of the larger Camden Greenways, a proposed system of trails currently under construction. When complete, the greenway will follow along a portion of the Delaware River, Cooper River and Newtown Creek ...
  • Pinelands Nature Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Sand

    The Pinelands Nature Trail, Delaware's first National Recreation Trail, is a 1.5-mile loop that follows a gentle grade through pine forest and cranberry bogs on a loose sand surface. Old artillery bunkers from World War II can be found along ...
  • Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 4.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Gravel

    The Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail offers urban connections to the University of Delaware campus, Newark Shopping Center, DART Transit Hub and the downtown area, as well as the recreational amenities of White Clay Creek State Park. To further ...
  • Port Norris Pathway

    Rail-Trail

    State: NJ
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    This community trail begins at the intersection of Main and Pearl streets in the town of Port Norris, near the mouth of the Maurice River. It connects Port Norris with Bivalve. At one time the area was a center for the oystering industry. The ...
  • Prickly Pear Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 3.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Grass, Sand

    The Prickly Pear Trail is a 3.5-mile loop in Delaware Seashore State Park’s Fresh Pond area. The trail runs through young forest and open meadows, with the eastern stretch featuring a crushed stone surface and the western a more challenging ...
  • Redden State Forest Headquarters Loop Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    Redden State Forest, located just north of Georgetown in Sussex County, offers more than 44 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, birdwatching and hunting on several thousand acres. The most popular trail is a four-mile loop around ...
  • Riverview Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Riverview Trail makes a loop through Fox Point State Park along the Delaware River in Wilmington. The trail circles an open field along the west bank of the river.
  • Salt Marsh Spur

    State: DE
    Length: 1.2 miles
    Surface: Sand

    The roughly 1-mile Salt Marsh Spur bisects the popular Walking Dunes Trail in Cape Henlopen State Park. The sand trail runs from the Biden Center, which offers meeting space and accommodations for groups, to tidal marshlands. Along the way, ...
  • Seahorse Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The Seahorse Trail runs primarily along the western edge of Holts Landing State Park. The trail provides access to the park’s campgrounds on its trek through dense forest. Connections to the hiking-only Sea Hawk Trail allow for longer loops ...
  • Seashore Line Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NJ
    Length: 10 miles
    Surface: Dirt

  • Seaside Nature Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 0.7 miles
    Surface: Sand

    The Seaside Nature Trail in Cape Henlopen State Park takes visitors to the Seaside Nature Center around a nearly 1-mile rustic loop. A short stretch at the trail's northernmost point runs on a beach along Delaware Bay, from where you can continue ...
  • St. Michaels Nature Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MD
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The St. Michaels Nature Trail skirts the western edge of the scenic town of St. Michaels, Maryland, which was built on the site of a 17th century Anglican church that eventually lent the settlement its name. Now the town is a popular tourist ...
  • Swamp Forest Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 6.4 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt

    The Swamp Forest Trail loops through Lums Pond State Park on a packed earth surface that accommodates hikers and cyclists. The trail is the shorter of two loops; the Little Jersey Trail runs closer to the perimeter of the park, and the wider ...
  • Valley Forge to Heinz Refuge (aka Forge to Refuge)

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 0 miles
    Surface:

    a proposed 18 mile shared use pathway is envisioned by area residents in Delaware and Chester counties of Pennsylvania. The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is leading the preliminary work of envisioning a trail that could connect Valley ...
  • Walking Dunes Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 2.6 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    True to its name, the Walking Dunes Trail offers a pleasant hike through the dunes of Cape Henlopen State Park—specifically the “walking dunes,” which slowly move across the park. Unlike some of the other trails in the area, this trail has a ...
  • Wayne Gilchrest Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MD
    Length: 1.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Wayne Gilchrest Trail, which opened on Earth Day in 2012, runs along the southern edge of the historic Maryland Eastern Shore community of Chestertown. The trail connects Washington College to the Chestertown business district and is named ...
  • Wildwood Crest Bike Path

    State: NJ
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Wildwood Crest Bike Path is a one-mile bike path that runs along the beach from East Cresse Avenue to East Rambler Road.
  • Woodbine Railroad Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NJ
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Woodbine Railroad Trail occupies the right-of-way of a former Pennsylvania and Reading railroad line. For more information contact the Borough of Woodbine at 609-861-2153.
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