Saddle River Area Bike Path - Bergen County

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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 travels from East Ridgewood, near the duck pond, south the Rochelle Park.

The path runs through Ridgewood, Glen Rock, Fair Lawn, Paramus, Saddle Brook and Rochelle Park along the Saddle River and Ho-Ho-Kus Brook. It also passes the historic Easton Tower on Route 4. At Dunkerhook Park you'll find a nice waterfall. The trail also includes ponds, shaded picnic areas, pavilions, playgrounds, tennis courts and athletic fields.

Parking and Trail Access

Ample free parking is available in the following Bergen County parks adjacent to the bike path: Wild Duck Pond - Ridgewood on Ridgewood Avenue; Dunkerhook Park - Paramus off of Paramus Road; Duck Pond - Glen Rock off of Prospect Street. Major highways leading to trail area are: NJ State Highway 4, NJ State Highway 17, and Garden State Parkway (exit 165). Trail maps are available by calling the Bergen County Deparment of Parks @ 201-336-7275.


Bike Rules must be enforced

   August, 2015 by sworks3107a

My wife and I have rode this trail and agree that some bicyclist think that its a lap race. No courtesy when passing other bikers. And at the last minute will signal someone is right next to you. There are family's and kids and agree that there are some more

Shaded Trail to Escape the Summer Heat

   July, 2015 by webtraveler

I've cycled this trail a few times this summer and I'm happy to say all the construction seems to be completed. This is a popular trail so expect to share it with a lot of runners, walkers, in-line skaters and other cyclists. This is best used for casual more

Great Ride!

   March, 2015 by webtraveler

I started riding this trail this past summer and really enjoyed it. There are plenty of different areas along the path that have parking. It can bet a bit congested with walkers, runners, in-line skaters and other cyclists - so be prepared to slow down more