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 trail - please be courteous

   September, 2014 by gaerlindel

I have recently discovered this trail/path and love it. I ride a bike for exercise and to enjoy the quiet of the trail. It's shady with some open meadows and is very scenic, with no major hills. It's well-used, which is nice for safety, but makes courtesy ...read more

CAUTION******

   September, 2014 by olga trish

Cyclists must be more considerate of walkers,joggers,runners,etc....they fly by with no warning..we don't have eyes behind our heads!!! I feel in this day and age we need security RIDING to patrol this path daily...The cyclists can seriously hurt us and ...read more

Bike Rules must be enforced!

   September, 2014 by oem

My dear friend and I walk in the mornings for exercise. We've had close encounters with cyclists that come from behind us, at high speeds and fail to give proper notification (not that we would be able to move out of the way, at the speed they sometimes ...read more