Trolley Line Trail (NJ)

New Jersey

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Trolley Line Trail (NJ) Facts

States: New Jersey
Counties: Mercer
Length: 2 miles
Trail end points: Rabbit Hill Road, near Cranbury Road and Penn-Lyle Road
Trail surfaces: Asphalt
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 6353493

Trolley Line Trail (NJ) Description

The Trolley Line Trail is a 2.5 mile paved pathway between Rabbit Hill Road and Penn Lyle Road in West Windsor. The trail is on the right of way of the former Fast Line electric trolley that connected Trenton and New Brunswick in the early 20th century. The trail passes through West Windsor Community Park where there are picnic facilities, soccer fields, baseball fields, tennis courts, dog parks, basketball courts and rest rooms. The West Windsor Waterworks swimming pools and Skateboard Park are also located in the community park. The trail passes behind residential areas, beside wetlands and crosses Big Bear Brook. There are signs at each end of the trail and markers every half mile. A map of the trail is located at the intersection of Brent Midland Boulevard.

Parking and Trail Access

Enter West Windsor COmmunity Park from Brent Midland Boulevard from Route 571. There are numerous paved parking spaces in West Windsor Community Park. There is no parking available at eitehr end of the trail

Trolley Line Trail (NJ) Reviews

Trail Closed!

This trail is currently closed for PSEG construction until June 2020! I went there on Friday Sept. 20 for the relatively short ride it affords and was met with heavy construction equipment and signs. I don’t know if they’re making trail improvements as well but they were working on the section of right of way that goes through the park. Hopefully that will now be included as part of the trail.

Beautiful, safe trail

A very nice trail that is fun for bike, wide and not dangerous at all

A short, but pleasant ride through West Windsor

Commonly used by residents in the adjacent neighborhoods, the trolley line trail is a safe and practical means of exercise connecting the community park with other developments. The bridge at the community park has beautiful views of Big Bear Brook and the views are very "picture worthy."

What a trail!

Wouldn't mind going back there again. I was just here today with my dad but we only had time to go across the bridge. Also there's an interesting history behind the former trolley line...

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