Ringwood Ramapo Reroute Returns

Dirty Thursdays Are Back Starting 5/5 at 4 pm. We will be working on the Ringwood Ramapo trail Reroute that we started last winter. Meet trail side anytime up till dusk. Heavy steady rain cancels, all tools will be provided. Trail Building 5/8 at 9 am. We will be back at it this Sunday 5/8…

The Sterling Trail System is Expanding – We Need Your Help

The JORBA Chapter is Funding a New MTB Trail in Sterling Forest Did you know that Palisades MTB is a chapter of both IMBA and JORBA? Well, they are! They formed the organization in 2015 and advocate for mountain bike access in Bergen, Rockland and Orange Counties. Right now, they’re about to begin Phase 3…

2022 Trail Maintenance, Stephens State Park

Hello to the Stephens State Park users and enthusiastic fresh air doers! Below is a tentative J.O.R.B.A. Trail Maintenance Schedule for Stephens State Park for 2022. The effort this year is to get organized sessions going since this stuff is way more fun with a group! Stay tuned! We’ll keep you posted. March (If the…

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.