Tell Union County Parks you want to ride

Union County Parks wants your thoughts on what sports and recreational activities you’d like to see there. How about some Mountain Biking? Some place local to ride after work? What programs and activates you’d like to see there. Maybe a place for high school mountain bike practices and races. Then email ucparks2020@ucnj.org and tell them

Rt. 9W Bicycle Lane Project

Learn about this project: There is a Virtual Public Information Center (PIC) – a website by NJDOT to provide local residents and businesses with information on the Route 9W Palisades Ave to NY State Line project. Learn more!

EarthShare 5K for Tomorrow

EarthShare New Jersey, an environmental nonprofit located in Trenton that works to mobilize people all across the state to protect our air, water, land, and wildlife for a cleaner, greener, and healthier place to live, work and play. Has just started thier virtual 5K where participants can bike, run, or walk anywhere they choose from…

Act Now to Support the Essex-Hudson Greenway!

The proposed Essex-Hudson Greenway Project is a nearly nine-mile long, multi-use trail corridor following the Old Boonton Line between Montclair and Jersey City. A long-held vision of all the communities along the route, it will provide numerous transportation and recreation opportunities to residents in North Jersey. We now have a limited window of opportunity to ensure this…

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Jungle Habitat Trail Expansion Approved

Tapawingo, a joint JORBA and NYNJTC project to improve the trail network adjacent to Jungle Habitat has been approved. Initially you might see some changes in the blazes, and then improved connectivity to Jungle Habitat from the old Hewitt Butler Trail. Eventually we plan on adding a new trail and making the woods roads sustainable.

NJ State Parks and Forests are Open

MORE INFOTo learn more about COVID-19 or find resources, go to https://www.COVID19.NJ.GOV, text NJCOVID to 898-211, or call 211. For updated parks information, please follow this Facebook page or visit the Division of Parks and Forestry’s website: https://njparksandforests.org