Map of regional recreational trails in New Jersey


Regional Recreational Trails, New Jersey map area

Regional Recreational Trails, New Jersey

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Regional recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in New Jersey

The State of New Jersey is located along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, just south of New York and east of Pennsylvania and north of Delaware.

New Jersey has a number of lengthy recreational trails for bike riding, running and walking.

The recreational trails listed below are some of the more prominent trails in the state. These trails link communities, provide an opportunity for outdoor recreations, provide access to other outdoor recreations such as athletic fields, parks, beaches and lakes. The trails are often used for commuting to work or to school or for sight-seeing.

Trail names in red will link to a map and description for that specific trail.

Asbury Beach Boardwalk C shore 3 paved Asbury Park, Bradley Beach, Avon-By-The-Sea
Atlantic City Boardwalk C shore  5.2 paved Atlantic City, Ventnor City
Atlantic County Bikeway S  5.7 paved Cape May
Barnegat Branch Trail C 11.7 paved Barnegat Township, Ocean Township, Berkeley Township
Belmar Boardwalk C shore 1.4 paved Belmar
Blackwood Railroad Trail S 2.8 paved Blackwood
Cape May Boardwalk S shore  1.4 paved Cape May
Cold Springs Bike Path S 3.1 paved Cape May, Erma
Columbia Trail N 15 unpaved High Bridge, Califon, Washington Township, Long Valley, Chester and Flanders
D & R Canal Trail C 70 unpaved Frenchtown, Stockton, Lambertville, Trenton, Princeton, New Brunswick
Henry Hudson Trail C  23.3 paved Freehold, Marlbobo Township, Matawan, Keyport, Union Beach, Keansburg, Atlantic Highlands
Hudson River Waterfront Walkway N 20 paved / unpaved Bayonne, Jersey City, Hoboken, Weehawken, Union City, West New York, North Bergen, Cliffside Park, Edgewater, Fort Lee
Linwood Bike Path S 6.5 paved Linwood, Northfield, Pleasantville
Long Branch Beach Boardwalk C shore 2 paved Longbranch
Monroe Township Bike Trail S  6.3 paved Monroe Township
Ocean City Bike Path S shore 2.7 paved Somers Point, Ocean City
Ocean City Boardwalk S shore  2.5 paved Ocean City
Ortley Beach Boardwalk C shore 1.8 paved Lavalette
Paulinskill Valley Trail N  25.3 unpaved Warrington, Columbia, Blairstown, Newton, Fredon Township
Point Pleasant Boardwalk C shore 1 paved Point Pleasant
Saddle River Pathway N 6 paved Ridgewood, Paramus, Rochelle Park
Sandy Hook Multi-Use Path  C shore 7.8 paved Sandy Hook
Sea Girt Boardwalk C shore 0.7 paved Sea Girt
Sea Isle City Boardwalk S shore 1.5 paved Sea Isle City
Seaside Heights Promenade C shore 2.5 paved Seaside Heights, Seaside Park
Spring Lake Boardwalk C shore 2 paved Spring Lake
Sussex Branch Trail N 16.2 unpaved Branchville, Lafayette Township, Newton, Stanhope
Union Transportation Trail C 8.5 paved / unpaved Homerstown, Polhemustown, Upper Freehold, Robbinsville


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the regional recreational trails located in New Jersey.

Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in New Jersey

Here is a list of links to the individual maps for specific recreational trails in the State of New Jersey.