Places to Explore

The best rides have always been those in which you discover a new path or trail. Seeking out these places can be tricky, so here are some to get you going in the right direction. Also, don't forget to try taking the path less traveled once in a while. Discovering a new place is how we grow and learn after all!

 
 
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Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Trail (D&R Canal)

Following the towpath of a canal, this 69.5-mile pathway connects a number of towns along the way, running past 1800s bridges, cobblestone spillways, hand built stone culverts and other unique architectural relics.

 
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Henry Hudson Trail

Take your pick from the Southern section or the Northern section of this 22-mile trail, which passes through wooded areas, wetlands, fields and streams.

 
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Union Transportation Trail

This “rail-trail” is a multi-use path created from a former railroad, offering a gravel pathway that passes by fields, forests and quaint rural scenery. Be sure to share the trail with horseback riders, joggers and fellow cyclists.

This is the trail that may be coming right through the Bicycle Rack's backyard!!

 

Pine Barrens River Ramble Trail

Explore the beauty of the Pinelands National Reserve on the Pine Barrens River Ramble, a 42.6-mile loop that winds through pine and oak forests, alongside blueberry and cranberry bogs and by three major rivers.

 

Sandy Hook Bike Path

Pedal along the length of the Sandy Hook peninsula, and take in sea breezes and spectacular views of the ocean and maritime forests. This multi-use trail also will lead to historic sites such as the Sandy Hook Lighthouse and Fort Hancock.

 

Mercer County Park Bike Trails

Mercer County Park (East and West) Trails is a 7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near West Windsor Twp, New Jersey that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October.