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.


Excellent Trail

   April, 2016 by nycgurl

DH & I rode this trail today from the Railroad Avenue (Rochelle Park) parking lot to the Glen Rock Duck Pond. (Which was a little over ten miles RT.) We really enjoyed this trail. It is all asphalt and it is in great shape. There are benches all along more

Excellent Path - Be Cautious and Considerate

   March, 2016 by mikej7

I Have been using this beautiful trail for over 20 years as a runner, walker and cyclist. In fairness, the majority of everyone using it, regardless of activity are considerate. However, in recent years there does appear to be an increase with reckless more

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