Palisades MTB Spring Update

Trail building training starts this March in Sterling Forest. (See below) Completion of the Upper Dwarskill Crossing in Alpine, NJ.  Continuing our work on Augusta Mine in Sterling Forest. Work on Redback Connector in Sterling starts in April. (We need funds for this project, see below).  Start of Takamak Long Path Bridge rebuilding in Blauvelt, NY. …

Allamuchy Trail Crew Tentative Trail Maintenance Schedule 2022

Location TBD, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Click the links below for more details or to volunteer. Sunday March 27th Saturday April 23rd Saturday May 14th Saturday June 25th Saturday July 23rd Sunday August 21st Saturday September 24th Sunday October 9th Nov. & Dec. TBD More volunteer events are posted in our upcoming events page.

2022 Somerset County Parks Trail Work Days Announced

The Somerset County Park Commission has published their “Volunteer Park Patrol” schedule for 2022. JORBA and the Park Rangers partner closely on trail maintenance projects and all are welcome to join and lend a hand. Official events will be posted here on the site as we get closer but for now, save these dates! Washington…

Essex County Chapter

JORBA has established a new chapter to advocate for mountain biking in Essex County. Gene Sackman will lead efforts for legal MTB access. Please visit our Essex County Chapter Page for updates and add your name to our Essex County Mailing list.

Wildcat Ridge WMA Chapter Report 2021

The Wildcat Ridge WMA chapter of JORBA remains active. In 2020-2021 there was a joint effort with the NYNJTC to replace a dilapidated bridge across a brook within the WMA. This effort was completed and benefitted all trail users  as well as building good will between the two organizations. Due to above normal rainfall, vegetation…

Dickerson Mine Trail Review 2021

98 hours Jeremy Klopper took Jason Goncalves slot as Co-Lead earlier this year.Jeremy lives in Randolph and can be spotted on the trails either locally or further away as he and his family love to travel to find different places to ride.  He has been a NICA coach since the league’s first season in NJ…

Allamuchy Trail Review 2021

Trail Build

268 hours Completed 4 Bump Alt. – Lumpy Bumpy re-route Rock armored wet sections of ‘Unblazed’ Trail on way up to 4 Bump Heavy tree removal throughout the year Extensive ‘brush-back’ at Deer Park and the Tranquility side of park Re-route of ‘Unblazed’ trail off the Orange Trail (closest to Rt. 80) Re-route wet section…

JORBA Board Meeting 2/16 7:30 p.m.

Location:JORBA Board MeetingWednesday, February 16 · 7:30 – 9:00pmGoogle Meet joining infoVideo call link: https://meet.google.com/nyv-aqif-yhjOr dial: ‪(US) +1 314-480-3654‬ PIN: ‪484 411 970‬#More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/nyv-aqif-yhj?pin=3848620288047 Date:Wednesday February 16, 2022 7:30 p.m. Meeting Details We need to make a quorum, please register here. The event is open to all but voting is limited to board…

Please complete Bike Passaic County Questionnaire by January 31, 2022.

Please fill out Bike Passaic before January 31st.

Fill out the questionnaire Bike Passaic County questionnaire is closing on January 31, 2022 (Monday). Please share the questionnaire link or the graphic below with your friends, family, coworkers! Your input is critical as we identify what is working and the gaps in the existing bicycle network and develop recommendations for improving bicycling in Passaic County.