Best Mountain Biking in New Jersey

This list represents the most popular mountain biking in New Jersey. Use this list to plan your next New Jersey mountain biking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Delaware & Raritan Canal

    3 Reviews

    Princeton, NJ

    Transportation from an earlier time is the theme of this ride. NJ TRANSIT'S Northeast Corridor Rail Line serves as a shuttle to the start point. In recent years bike transportation advocates ...
    •  6 hours
    •  30 miles
    •  Guide

    Transportation from an earlier time is the theme of this ride. NJ TRANSIT'S Northeast Corridor Rail Line serves as a shuttle ...

  • #2 Allamuchy Pond Trail

    10 Reviews

    Allamuchy Mountain State Park, NJ

    Allamuchy Pond Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Allamuchy Mountain State Park. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 820 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  1.8 miles

    Allamuchy Pond Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Allamuchy Mountain State Park. ...

  • #3 Wharton State Forest

    0 Reviews

    Hammonton, NJ

    Wharton State Forest's 110,000 acres form the largest single tract of land in the New Jersey State Park System, but Wharton is part of a much larger system, one that stretches over one million ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  11.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Wharton State Forest's 110,000 acres form the largest single tract of land in the New Jersey State Park System, but Wharton ...

  • #4 Round Valley Recreation Area

    1 Reviews

    Clinton, NJ

    Round Valley is very popular with mountain bikers in northern New jersey, due to closures at the Watcung and South Mountain reservations. The staff at the park office are extremely pleasant and ...
    •  3 hours
    •  10.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Round Valley is very popular with mountain bikers in northern New jersey, due to closures at the Watcung and South Mountain ...

  • #5 Brendan T. Byrne State Forest

    2 Reviews

    Medford, NJ

    Lebanon State Forest once supported one of the largest stands of Atlantic white cedar on the East Coast, and then in stepped Lebanon Glass Works. Production at the glass works began in 1851 and ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    Lebanon State Forest once supported one of the largest stands of Atlantic white cedar on the East Coast, and then in stepped ...

  • #6 The Labyrinth

    1 Reviews

    Ringwood, NJ

    There’s a whole day’s worth of cruising in the labyrinth of interconnecting trails in the 4,000-acre Ringwood State Park. With any spare time consider a tour of the historic Tudor mansions of ...
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    There’s a whole day’s worth of cruising in the labyrinth of interconnecting trails in the 4,000-acre Ringwood State Park. ...

  • #7 High Point State Park

    0 Reviews

    Sussex, NJ

    This dated north-south forest road trail rests along the crest of the Kittatinny Mountains located in Sussex County in the northwest corner of New Jersey. It passes through a very scenic forest ...
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    This dated north-south forest road trail rests along the crest of the Kittatinny Mountains located in Sussex County in the ...

  • #8 Wawayanda Yahoo

    0 Reviews

    Highland Lakes , NJ

    Wawayanda is a beautiful 10,000-acre state park in the New Jersey Highlands. Laced with centuries-old logging roads and natural beauty, this park provides a wild and magnificent setting for mountain ...
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Wawayanda is a beautiful 10,000-acre state park in the New Jersey Highlands. Laced with centuries-old logging roads and natural ...

  • #9 Navesink Highlands

    0 Reviews

    Highlands, NJ

    This can be easily broken up into two rides: park maps are available at each trailhead. Other nearby attractions include the Historic Twin Lights, Sand Hook Lighthouse, the fishing village of ...
    •  3 hours
    •  11.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This can be easily broken up into two rides: park maps are available at each trailhead. Other nearby attractions include ...

  • #10 Wells Mill Road

    4 Reviews

    Pinelands National Reserve, NJ

    Wells Mill Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ocean Township, New Jersey. It is within Pinelands National Reserve. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 145 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  0.5 miles

    Wells Mill Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ocean Township, New Jersey. It is within Pinelands National Reserve. ...

  • #11 Ramapo Park

    2 Reviews

    Oakland, NJ

    Ramapo Park is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Oakland, New Jersey. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 837 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation gain ...
    •  1.1 miles

    Ramapo Park is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Oakland, New Jersey. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 837 feet altitude. ...

  • #12 D&R Canal Towpath

    2 Reviews

    NJ

    D&R Canal Towpath is a hiking and biking trail in Mercer County and Hunterdon County, New Jersey. It is within Jefferson Elementry School Catchment Area. It is 12.4 miles long and begins at 72 ...
    •  12.4 miles

    D&R Canal Towpath is a hiking and biking trail in Mercer County and Hunterdon County, New Jersey. It is within Jefferson ...

  • #13 Sussex Branch Trail

    3 Reviews

    Allamuchy Mountain State Park, NJ

    Sussex Branch Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Sussex County, New Jersey. It is within Allamuchy Mountain State Park. It is 3.1 miles long and begins at 778 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  3.1 miles

    Sussex Branch Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Sussex County, New Jersey. It is within Allamuchy Mountain State Park. ...

  • #14 Sourland Mountain Nature Preserve

    1 Reviews

    Skillman, NJ

    In the same hills now visited by hikers and mountain bikers, John Hart, a delegate to the Continental Congress, hid from the British troops who raided his farm in nearby Hopewell. Climb over ...
    •  1 hour
    •  1.8 miles
    •  Guide

    In the same hills now visited by hikers and mountain bikers, John Hart, a delegate to the Continental Congress, hid from ...

  • #15 East Creek Trail

    1 Reviews

    Pinelands National Reserve, NJ

    East Creek Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Dennis Township, New Jersey. It is within Pinelands National Reserve. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 20 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  2.1 miles

    East Creek Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Dennis Township, New Jersey. It is within Pinelands National Reserve. ...

  • #16 Batsto Lake Road

    1 Reviews

    Pinelands National Reserve, NJ

    Batsto Lake Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Washington Township, New Jersey. It is within Pinelands National Reserve. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 12 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  2.1 miles

    Batsto Lake Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Washington Township, New Jersey. It is within Pinelands National ...

  • #17 South Mountain Reservation

    0 Reviews

    Springfield, NJ

    The largest park in Essex Country, South Mountain Reservation encompasses over 2,000 acres of land, including 19 miles of blazed hiking trails, numerous picnic areas, a zoo, an ice rink, and ...
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  5.7 miles
    •  Guide

    The largest park in Essex Country, South Mountain Reservation encompasses over 2,000 acres of land, including 19 miles of ...

  • #18 Wharton State Forest - Batsto Lake Trail

    0 Reviews

    Hammonton, NJ

    The New Jersey Pine Barrens have quite a unique ecosystem. The trail is sandy, lined with beautiful moss, and pine trees are obviously abundant. Wharton State Forest has a variety of outdoor ...
    •  2 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    The New Jersey Pine Barrens have quite a unique ecosystem. The trail is sandy, lined with beautiful moss, and pine trees ...

  • #19 Long Pond Ironworks

    0 Reviews

    Awosting, NJ

    Travel to the New Jersey state line for a historical hike through an eighteenth- and nineteenth-century iron mining community. Roam across the New York border into the massive Sterling Forest ...
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  7.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Travel to the New Jersey state line for a historical hike through an eighteenth- and nineteenth-century iron mining community. ...

  • #20 Baldpate Mountain - Ted Stiles Preserve

    0 Reviews

    Titusville, NJ

    Although Baldpate Mountain is the highest point in Mercer County, this route goes through a relatively flat section of the park. The mountain is a tiny one, at only 470 feet. But in a coastal ...
    •  2 hours
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Although Baldpate Mountain is the highest point in Mercer County, this route goes through a relatively flat section of the ...