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.


Be Carefull

   September, 2014 by hazelgreen

Last year a middle aged man on a bike said some nasty disturbing things to me I was very upset but no phone on path and no security in park. I called Paramus police to report but they do not secure park the told me to contact Bergen County Police secure more

4 Stars

   August, 2014 by ronycee

With the exception of my experience today this trail is one of my favorites for a leisurely family outing. Well paved and shaded path with many scenic and pleasurable stops along the way. However, a half mile in from the Ridgewood parking lot the trail more

Do not walk

   August, 2014 by mekeelw

I'm a walker, not a biker. If you walk this trail be prepared to be approached by bikers traveling at up to 50 feet per second who think they are in a Tour de France time trial and who consider you to be a spectator viewing their glorious ride. I was more