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.

Reviews

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 ...read more

Nice level trail

   December, 2014 by laitanyc

Nice to have a safe paved path available so close to home. I walked the trail in my last trimester without any problems. I'm looking forward to working off the baby weight with a stroller. Albeit I do not understand why cyclist race up and down this short ...read more

Love this park!

   December, 2014 by kswatt

I have ridden the trails in this park twice and have enjoyed it both times. My only complaint are the walkers who think it's perfectly fine to walk with 3 to 4 people across the lane--learn to share. I'm planning to start running in this park and I ...read more