Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania Guide Book

by Trudy E. Bell (The Globe Pequot Press)
Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania  by Trudy E. Bell

248pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0762704756

This guide offers a diverse array of scenic tours through river gorges, mountain ranges, and coastline across New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania. Rides can be found for all levels of bicyclists. Each ride profile includes mile-by-mile directions, map, sights, safety, and food/services locations.

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Trails from the "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 32.
... Preview: This ride is a tour of places reminiscent of New England. In fact, some of it is technically in New England, dancing back and forth across the border. But most of it takes you through some of the hill ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Bedford, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 47
... Preview: This circular tour goes from the light rollers between Port Leiden and Lowville to the real Adirondack hills, which begin near Harrisville and continue all the way around to Old Forge. While it is a ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Thendara, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 196
... Preview: The area south of Lebanon around Cornwall and Cornwall Furnace includes some of the most beautiful and historic parts of Pennsylvania Dutch country. You will pass handsome old stone farm buildings st ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Annville, PA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 28
... Preview: One of New York's most isolated reservoirs, the Cannonsville Reservoir is on the west Branch of the Delaware River. The 10-mile section along Route 206 between Walton and Trout Creek is undeniable hi ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Deposit, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 54
... Preview: Green valleys, scenic overviews, excellent food stops, and historical perspectives combine to make this a great 64-mile day for fit riders. The 64-mile challenge through Wayne and Susquehanna Counties ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Lenox, PA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 64
... Preview: The finger lakes are eleven long and narrow bodies of water gouged out by glaciers millions of years ago during the Ice Age in what is now western NY State. Seneca Lake, whose shore is hugged by the ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Watkins Glen, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 55
... Preview: Tours in and around the 6,800-acre Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge and the Jockey Hollow Encampment Area of the Morristown National Historic Park are ever-popular among nature-loving bicyclists. ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Green Village, NJ - Road Biking - Trail Length: 30.3
... Preview: This route is actually a group of three rides that may be enjoyed by cyclists of almost any ability. The 26-mile ramble is suitable for novices early in the spring; the 52-mile cruise will delight str ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
McSherrystown, PA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 101
... Preview: The Pine Barrens in southern New Jersey is a wilderness area covering nearly a quarter of the state. Federal and state regulations have protected it and make it a popular destination for cyclists. Its ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Shamong, NJ - Road Biking - Trail Length: 52
... Preview: The following tour, and the Parkway Exit 120 to Jamesburg Ramble, begin at the commuter parking lot at exit 120 of the Garden State Parkway. They can be done in a morning and afternoon without having ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Holmdel, NJ - Road Biking - Trail Length: 32
... Preview: On many of the country roads you will travel, the traffic is light and it is not uncommon to see Amish residents driving horse-drawn carriages. In late June and early July, lilies are in bloom, adding ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Oley, PA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 73
... Preview: For decades, the name of Lake Placid has evoked images of the Winter Olympics. It used to be that to mention Lake Placid meant snow, but it's no longer just that. During the (albeit short but very p ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Lake Placid, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 41
... Preview: This ride explores the foothills between the Chestnut and Laurel Ridges in Westmoreland County between Ligonier and Donegal. It also passes the eighteenth-century Fort Ligonier Route 30 and PA 711. ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Ligonier, PA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 31
... Preview: This ride has wildlife, beautiful scenery, exceptionally light traffic, and hills-even a 40-mph downhill. It also has history, as the area is dotted with sites that were used as forts during the India ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Limestoneville, PA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 39
... Preview: The area around the New Croton Reservoir, part of New York City's water supply, is a favorite of New York City cyclists because this wooded section of lower Westchester County is only 25 miles north o ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Millwood, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 20
... Preview: Oil Creek State Park commemorates the booming oil industry that once filled the Oil Creek Valley. The Oil Creek Bike Trail, a 9.7-mile paved trail in Venango County that is very popular with families ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Petroleum Center, PA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 19
... Preview: The following tour, and the Holmdel Park and the Spy House Ramble, begin at the commuter parking lot at exit 120 of the Garden State Parkway. They can be done in a morning and afternoon without havin ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Holmdel, NJ - Road Biking - Trail Length: 38
... Preview: This route is an eye opener for all. Novices will be pleasantly surprised by the tours' overall ease; if done in a clockwise direction, there are barely any hills, and those that are there are gradua ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Malone, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: On this ride it is likely you will want to spend as much time off the bike as on, for you will be pedaling through some of the most beautiful Amish farmland in Lancaster County, near or through three ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Lampeter, PA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 37
... Preview: Light traffic, hills, farms, hills, quaint villages, and more hills combine to make the Pratts Falls Half-Century-Plus a pleasant yet challenging day's ride. Passing through Onondaga and Madison coun ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania"
Pompey, NY - Road Biking - Trail Length: 58