New JORBA Rep for Mine Hill Chapter

Please welcome Jeremy Klopper as the new representative for the Mine Hill Chapter of JORBA. Jeremy is taking over for Jason Gonsalves. Jason has been the driving force behind all the trails at Dickerson Mine Preserve, none of which would exist without his tireless efforts building and maintaining them. Thank you Jason.

Belleplain Chapter Report

103 hours worked. Big blow down of large oaks. Took two, five hour days to clear. Six people each day. Trail is open and clear of debris,  I ride it once a week to check. New brush hog is much easier to use and makes clearing trail very efficient. Could use two large hand saws.Jim Costello

Baldpate 2020 Review

Approximately 40 hours of mainly trimming.  Was approved to address bad areas on the Ridge Trail, which cutting nics was effective to address issues. Armoured an historically bad wet spot, approximately 10-15 feet in length, and it held up well over the winter. In October, walked one of the illegal trails with Alex Riveria, the…

Chapter Report for Lewis Morris

CHAPTER REPORT FOR LEWIS MORRIS  March 2021  Greg Murray  Synposis:  New Trails Director Amy Lutsko began tenure in second half of 2020. Has carte blanche to design  and implement her vision.  Seeks to revamp Lewis Morris, Pyramid Mountain and Tourne and is drafting a strategic plan.  Current focus on Lewis Morris and Pyramid (latter is…

Atlantic County Chapter Report

Both the “Seaview Tract Trails” and “Estell Manor Park” are governed by the Atlantic County Parks Commission of which we have an outstanding relationship with.  The “Port Trails” are governed by the Port Republic Town Government.  We also have an outstanding relationship with them. We created a Facebook page “Atlantic County MTB Group” in order…

Take the MTB Survey for Moores Station Quarry

Tell them you want to ride.

In 2023, an active quarry on the western side of Baldpate Mountain in Mercer County, will be decommissioned and the park is looking at what land use options should be included.  There are three (3) very preliminary plans for the site.  Option 3, the “adventure sports” option includes mountain bike only trails, mostly likely directional trails,…

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