A short rail trail with two covered bridges occupying a portion of the former Mount Hope Mineral Railroad right-of-way in Wharton, NJ.
In the future this trail will be linked with the Rockaway Township segment of the Patriots' Path.
Parking and Trail Access
There is no dedicated trail user parking facility. Please park legally on any surrounding local street.
"Access to the trail, etc."
"Hello folks, I was visiting this trail on my way to the Dover Train Station to head back home to Danbury, CT as I used to live in Flanders, NJ.
You can access the trail by turning off of 46 East onto South Main Street in Wharton. It eventually becomes ...
A Short Rail Trail or a Long Sidewalk?
"If you live very close to Wharton and are looking for a place to in-line skate outdoors, this is the place. Rail trail fans traveling through Wharton (right at exit 33 on Interstate Route 80) will also want to see this expertly designed rail trail. A ...
"This short paved trail is all that is left to the public of the Mt Hope Mineral RR. It is a nice little trail through a former industrial area to the center of Wharton. Sidings into long closed industrial sites give a glimpse back into the history of ...