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Atlantic County Bikeway

7.6 mi
State: NJ
Asphalt

Barnegat Branch Trail

11.7 mi
State: NJ
Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt

Berlin Road Sidepath

0.6 mi
State: NJ
Asphalt

Buena Borough Bike Path

1.9 mi
State: NJ
Asphalt

Cape Henlopen State Park Bike Loop

3.3 mi
State: DE
Asphalt

Cold Spring Bike Path

2.7 mi
State: NJ
Asphalt

Corson's Inlet Rail Trail

0.33 mi
State: NJ
Gravel

Elephant Swamp Trail

5 mi
State: NJ
Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel, Woodchips

Georgetown-Lewes Trail

6 mi
State: DE
Asphalt, Concrete

Gordons Pond Trail

3.2 mi
State: DE
Boardwalk, Crushed Stone

Historic Smithville Park Trails

3.9 mi
State: NJ
Boardwalk, Dirt, Gravel, Sand, Woodchips

John N. Balis Bikeway

0.5 mi
State: NJ
Asphalt

Junction & Breakwater Trail

6.4 mi
State: DE
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Maurice River Bikeway Trail

1.4 mi
State: NJ
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Middle Township Bike Path

8.9 mi
State: NJ
Asphalt

Monroe Township Bike Path

6.3 mi
State: NJ
Asphalt

North Wildwood Seawall Trail

0.8 mi
State: NJ
Concrete

Ocean City Bike Path

0.9 mi
State: NJ
Asphalt

Pemberton Rail-Trail

1.6 mi
State: NJ
Crushed Stone
Accordion

Pinelands Nature Trail

1.5 mi
State: DE
Sand

Port Norris Pathway

1 mi
State: NJ
Crushed Stone

Route 52 Bridge Trail

2.4 mi
State: NJ
Concrete

Salt Marsh Spur

1.2 mi
State: DE
Sand

Seaside Nature Trail

0.7 mi
State: DE
Sand

United States Avenue Trail

2 mi
State: NJ
Asphalt

Walking Dunes Trail

2.6 mi
State: DE
Crushed Stone

Wildwood Crest Bike Path

1 mi
State: NJ
Asphalt, Concrete

Woodbine Railroad Trail

3 mi
State: NJ
Asphalt
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
If you’re looking for a change of luck on your gambling getaway to Atlantic City, try visiting the 7.6-mile Atlantic County Bikeway. The paved trail runs straight and flat as it offers a relaxing...
NJ 7.6 mi Asphalt
Eventually, the Barnegat Branch Trail will travel nearly 16 miles from Barnegat Township north to Toms River along a branch of the former Central Railroad of New Jersey. As of 2019, three disconnected...
NJ 11.7 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt
The Berlin Road Sidepath provides a pleasant, shaded paved trail for biking and walking in the community of Lindenwold. Stretching between Linden Avenue and Gibbsboro Road, the trail runs along the...
NJ 0.6 mi Asphalt
This bike path begins along Southwest Boulevard at Harding Highway (US 40). It continues alongside the boulevard, then crosses Central Avenue and slipping into Bruno Melini Memorial Park, Buena’s...
NJ 1.9 mi Asphalt
The Bike Loop in Cape Henlopen State Park is a nearly 3.5-mile paved trail through the scenic park. The loop offers various branches that lead off into the marshes with wide vistas of the Atlantic...
DE 3.3 mi Asphalt
The Jersey shore was a major vacation destination for residents of the Delaware Valley region throughout the early 20th century. From the 1890s to 1930s, two parallel railroad lines—the Atlantic City...
NJ 2.7 mi Asphalt
Corson's Inlet Rail-Trail begins at the parking lot off County 619 (by the bridge) in Corson's Inlet State Park and runs for a short distance across the upper dunes above the beach. There are plans to...
NJ 0.33 mi Gravel
TRAIL CLOSED: As a precaution to help limit the spread of COVID-19, the local managing authority has temporarily closed this trail to non-residents. As you walk along the Elephant Swamp Trail, it’s...
NJ 5 mi Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel, Woodchips
Phase 1 of the long-awaited Georgetown to Lewes Rail with Trail was officially opened to the public in October 2016. When completed, the trail, which parallels an active, but little-used freight...
DE 6 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Gloucester Township Health and Fitness Trail, formerly known as the Blackwood Railroad Trail, is a paved bicycle/pedestrian path in Blackwood, Gloucester Township. The bikeway is constructed on an...
NJ 2.7 mi Asphalt
The Gordons Pond Trail is located in Cape Henlopen State Park, where it skirts the western side of Gordons Pond, a 900-acre salt water lagoon. The finely crushed gravel pathway winds through coastal...
DE 3.2 mi Boardwalk, Crushed Stone
The village of Smithville, upon which the Historic Smithville Park (open 8 a.m.–30 minutes after sunset) sits, has a long and colorful past—and some important connections to the history of bicycles in...
NJ 3.9 mi Boardwalk, Dirt, Gravel, Sand, Woodchips
The John N. Balis Bikeway is a half-mile paved trail along a former rail corridor that now serves as an electrical transmission right of way in the suburban community of Runnemede. The southern end...
NJ 0.5 mi Asphalt
This beautiful, pine-studded rail-trail winds through Cape Henlopen State Park next to wetlands and farmland, offering a break from the nearby beaches and eclectic shopping areas. The trail runs from...
DE 6.4 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
The Maurice River Bikeway Trail provides access to shops, recreational parks, and riverside riding all in one. Starting behind the city hall, travelers will be just off the river on Ware Avenue in...
NJ 1.4 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
Cape May’s 8.9-mile Middle Township Bike Path and 2.7-mile Cold Spring Bike Path were fully connected in summer 2017. Riders can begin their journey at US 9/Sandman Boulevard in Lower Township across...
NJ 8.9 mi Asphalt
The Monroe Township Bike Path carries visitors through the tranquil woodlands of the Glassboro Wildlife Management Area as it connects the southern New Jersey suburban towns of Glassboro and...
NJ 6.3 mi Asphalt
Along New Jersey's coast, a pathway atop a concrete sea wall provides a popular place for North Wildwood residents and visitors to enjoy ocean views. Beginning near 2nd Avenue and John F. Kennedy...
NJ 0.8 mi Concrete
Ocean City Bike Path offers a short, paved route through the center of Ocean City and allows visitors a glimpse into the history of this interesting seaside town. The trail parallels Haven Avenue...
NJ 0.9 mi Asphalt
Located about 25 miles east of Philadelphia, the Pemberton Rail-Trail is an excellent example of grassroots activism resulting in the creation of a community-based rail-trail. The Pemberton Rotary...
NJ 1.6 mi Crushed Stone
Accordion
The Pinelands Nature Trail, Delaware's first National Recreation Trail, is a 1.5-mile loop that follows a gentle grade through pine forest and cranberry bogs on a loose sand surface. Old artillery...
DE 1.5 mi Sand
The Pleasantville to Somers Point Bike Path connects four cities along 8.2 miles of trail: Pleasantville, Northfield, Linwood, and Somers Point. The path travels through city centers, neighborhoods,...
NJ 8.2 mi Asphalt
This community trail begins at the intersection of Main and Pearl streets in the town of Port Norris, near the mouth of the Maurice River. It connects Port Norris with Bivalve. At one time the area...
NJ 1 mi Crushed Stone
The Route 52 Bridge Trail is an important connector between Cape May County and Atlantic County in New Jersey's growing trail network. On its southern end, the paved pathway begins in Ocean City,...
NJ 2.4 mi Concrete
The roughly 1-mile Salt Marsh Spur bisects the popular Walking Dunes Trail in Cape Henlopen State Park. The sand trail runs from the Biden Center, which offers meeting space and accommodations for...
DE 1.2 mi Sand
The Seaside Nature Trail in Cape Henlopen State Park takes visitors to the Seaside Nature Center around a nearly 1-mile rustic loop. A short stretch at the trail's northernmost point runs on a beach...
DE 0.7 mi Sand
The 1.5-mile Thomas F. Hampton Trail was named for a past executive director of the New Jersey Natural Lands Trust. Now an interpretive nature hike, the trail occupies the former rail bed of part of...
NJ 1.5 mi Sand
United States Avenue Trail, which is also know locally as the "Green Trail" travels through a primarily wooded landscape between Foster Avenue and Egg Harbor Road in Gibbsboro, New Jersey. At the...
NJ 2 mi Asphalt
True to its name, the Walking Dunes Trail offers a pleasant hike through the dunes of Cape Henlopen State Park—specifically the “walking dunes,” which slowly move across the park. Unlike some of the...
DE 2.6 mi Crushed Stone
The Wildwood Crest Bike Path is a one-mile bike path that runs along the beach from East Cresse Avenue to East Rambler Road.
NJ 1 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Woodbine Railroad Trail occupies the right-of-way of a former Pennsylvania and Reading Railroad line. The paved pathway traverses Woodbine as it parallels Dehirsch Avenue; a wide grassy median...
NJ 3 mi Asphalt

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Recent Trail Reviews

Corson's Inlet Rail Trail

Was short, not much scenery

October, 2020 by sheilahalf1007

Had to really look thru all the shrubbery and trees to get a view of anything, otherwise just a narrow path to the end and back.

Historic Smithville Park Trails

Beautiful

October, 2020 by timwsmithmusic

Great trail, super smooth to ride on and got a chance to see some great wildlife on the lake as well. Some stairs do get pretty steep to carry bikes up, but you’ll be able to cover most of the ground on a bike no problem.

Pleasantville to Somers Point Bike Path

Love this path!!! SomersPoint path redone!!

October, 2020 by maferose00

I’m an inline-skater.... I go from Northfield, pass Linwood to SomersPoint!! The scenery is nice, relaxed, people are nice, passes a few schools along the way. A few intersection stops, PAY CLOSE ATTENTION!!! The Northfield pavement is a bit rough, you know you hit Linwood when it gets really smooth, and SomersPoint finally got a RENOVATION on their path ¿! Omg, it’s beautiful and smooth and ohhh did I mention smooth?!? I took few pics... enjoy! I did!!!

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Georgetown-Lewes Trail

Rode the entire trail and back with the family. It was a bit tiring towing the little ones behind me but the whole family had a blast!

September, 2020 by jrt002

Rode the entire trail and back with the family. It was a bit tiring towing the little ones behind me but the whole family had a blast!

Middle Township Bike Path

Not pleasant

September, 2020 by montclairrich

We started at the Cape May Zoo (north end of the path). The path consists of an asphalt strip, straight as an arrow in a 60' wide clearing filled with dead vegetation and between 2 rows of high voltage utility poles. The path was closed 2 miles in and we were forced to detour along busy Route 9. After we found our way back to the path, it was closed again a mile farther South. It was the same story - closed for construction with no Detour signs. We gave up at that point. Maybe someday the path will be re-opened and it will have nice plantings. But for now - go elsewhere.

Monroe Township Bike Path

Pleasant ride!

September, 2020 by valbic59

This path was a nice surprise. Wide, flat, well paved path in a wooded area. All shade. If you’re looking for an adventure or challenge, this path is not for you. But it’s a great way to spend an hour or two getting a moderate workout in a beautiful natural setting.

Wildwood Crest Bike Path

Nice Ride

September, 2020 by paula.severance

Ride this in combination with the boardwalk and path to second avenue. Makes the total ride almost 4 miles each way

Woodbine Railroad Trail

enjoyable ride

September, 2020 by vandebe

The family and I did this trail and it was quite we stopped short of the traffic circle and turned around. We parked at the culdesac at the end of Dehirsch ave and rode from there. My 8yo has a new BMX bike and completed our round trip with no problem. Be careful of traffic around the airport and the Ford and Chevy dealerships

Georgetown-Lewes Trail

Road from Tall Pines to Lewes and back, plan on making it longer by continuing on the Breakwater trail. Nice ride and mostly cars stopped and let you cross.

September, 2020 by gordon19

Road from Tall Pines to Lewes and back, plan on making it longer by continuing on the Breakwater trail. Nice ride and mostly cars stopped and let you cross.

Elephant Swamp Trail

beautiful trail

September, 2020 by kcrispin100

Just discovered this trail. Perfect easy bike ride through the countryside passing farm field after farm field. Love it. Will be riding or walking there again soon.

Pemberton Rail-Trail

Pemberton Rail Trail

August, 2020 by laurapoethke

This is a great local option. We walked the triangle (south branch-north branch-Hanover St). Great for youngsters on foot or bicycle.

Middle Township Bike Path

closure alert

August, 2020 by atunahoagie

Rode this a few days ago (Fri 8/21) and encountered closure at Goshen Road. Was turned back by a worker. Heavy equipment (crane or drilling?) present. Told completion end October.

Rode again Sun and barrier extended across the path to the grass on both sides. I didnt bother to see if I could portage across the work zone.

Nice well-paved trail. Pretty quiet. Not heavily used. Users polite. Everyone moves over on their side. Dog owners choke up on the leash on approach. Good for birdwatching as well w lots of woods in the upper portion.

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