Best Road Biking in New Jersey

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

  • #1 Island Beach State Park

    4 Reviews

    Seaside Park, NJ

    The thin stretch of barrier beach that is Island Beach State Park is, perhaps, the prettiest part of the entire New Jersey Shore. It is made up of miles of unspoiled sandy beaches; delicate, ...
    •  16.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The thin stretch of barrier beach that is Island Beach State Park is, perhaps, the prettiest part of the entire New Jersey ...

  • #2 Cape May Point Pedal

    3 Reviews

    Cape May, NJ

    The Cape May area has more than Victorian charm to lure bicyclists and other tourists. On the outskirts of the town, and in Cape May Point, there is much to see and do. The ideal way to explore ...
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    The Cape May area has more than Victorian charm to lure bicyclists and other tourists. On the outskirts of the town, and ...

  • #3 Great Swamp and Jockey Hollow Cruise

    2 Reviews

    Green Village, NJ

    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. ...
    •  30.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Tours in and around the 6,800-acre Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge and the Jockey Hollow Encampment Area of the Morristown ...

  • #4 Bergen County, New Jersey: Harrington Park and Vicinity

    1 Reviews

    Harrington Park, NJ

    On this ride you will pass through Harrington Park as well as a number of other "bedroom communities" to New York City. Begin at the Harrington Park Public Library and Municipal Center on Harriot ...
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    On this ride you will pass through Harrington Park as well as a number of other "bedroom communities" to New York City. ...

  • #5 Belleplain State Forest Loop

    2 Reviews

    Belleplain, NJ

    Located in upper Cape May County, Belleplain State Forest is a sprawling 11,000-acre preserve of pine and other indigenous trees that shows natural New Jersey at its best. During spring, summer, ...
    •  20.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Located in upper Cape May County, Belleplain State Forest is a sprawling 11,000-acre preserve of pine and other indigenous ...

  • #6 Great Swamp Swing

    2 Reviews

    New Vernon, NJ

    The Great Swamp Natural Wildlife Refuge is a delicate ecological preserve nestled in the southeast corner of Morris County. It's the end result of a huge glacial lake that covered areas of Morris ...
    •  16.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Great Swamp Natural Wildlife Refuge is a delicate ecological preserve nestled in the southeast corner of Morris County. ...

  • #7 Cheesequake State Park

    0 Reviews

    Matawan, NJ

    There are a few cycling areas in Middlesex County. Middlesex is a crossroads county; many of the state's major highways, including 9, and 18, intersect one another here. And recent development, ...
    •  9.5 miles
    •  Guide

    There are a few cycling areas in Middlesex County. Middlesex is a crossroads county; many of the state's major highways, ...

  • #8 Delaware Water Gap

    1 Reviews

    Layton, NJ

    Sometimes it is difficult to believe that the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is actually a part of New Jersey. The rich mountain landscapes; the cool, crisp air; the thick forests; ...
    •  11.4 miles
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    Sometimes it is difficult to believe that the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is actually a part of New Jersey. ...

  • #9 Sandy Hook

    1 Reviews

    Sandy Hook, NJ

    Sandy Hook is the New Jersey unit of Gateway National Recreation Area. A skinny, shifting, sandspit peninsula on the uppermost reach of the Jersey Shore, Sandy Hook offers a variety of attractions ...
    •  10.6 miles
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    Sandy Hook is the New Jersey unit of Gateway National Recreation Area. A skinny, shifting, sandspit peninsula on the uppermost ...

  • #10 Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge

    2 Reviews

    Oceanville, NJ

    Talk about birds! More than 250 species of them visit the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, formerly the Brigantine National Wildlife Refuge, each year. You don't have to be an avid ...
    •  8.5 miles
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    Talk about birds! More than 250 species of them visit the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, formerly the Brigantine ...

  • #11 Smithville Ramble

    2 Reviews

    Mount Holly, NJ

    For an easy ride with little traffic through the bucolic beauty of fields, farms, woods, and small towns of historical note, this exploration of Burlington County fits the bill. The lovely route ...
    •  24 miles
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    For an easy ride with little traffic through the bucolic beauty of fields, farms, woods, and small towns of historical note, ...

  • #12 Lambertville Loop

    2 Reviews

    Lambertville, NJ

    Lambertville, like its sister town New Hope, is filled with antiques shops and art galleries, cafes and boutiques, restored rowhouses and riverfront recreation. New Hope, located just across ...
    •  23 miles
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    Lambertville, like its sister town New Hope, is filled with antiques shops and art galleries, cafes and boutiques, restored ...

  • #13 Tour of Tewksbury

    1 Reviews

    Oldwick, NJ

    You'll ride on some of the prettiest country lanes in the state, stop at a general store for some fresh-brewed coffee and wonder why, in the past, you traveled all the way to Vermont and New ...
    •  17.7 miles
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    You'll ride on some of the prettiest country lanes in the state, stop at a general store for some fresh-brewed coffee and ...

  • #14 Long Beach Island North Loop

    1 Reviews

    Ship Bottom, NJ

    Long Beach Island is one of the Jersey Shore's most popular vacation spots. A skinny stretch of island 4 miles off Ocean County's coast, Long Beach Island has beautiful beaches, rows of well-kept ...
    •  18 miles
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    Long Beach Island is one of the Jersey Shore's most popular vacation spots. A skinny stretch of island 4 miles off Ocean ...

  • #15 Washington Crossing State Park

    0 Reviews

    Lambertville, NJ

    This tour is steeped in American history. At what is now Washington Crossing State Park, General George Washington and his Continental troops made their famous river crossing on Christmas night, ...
    •  8.5 miles
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    This tour is steeped in American history. At what is now Washington Crossing State Park, General George Washington and his ...

  • #16 Stockton Covered Bridge Tour

    2 Reviews

    Stockton, NJ

    Stockton is a little hamlet nestled on the banks of the Delaware River, just a couple of miles north of Lambertville's shopping district. Many of the homes found in Stockton date back 150 years ...
    •  19.4 miles
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    Stockton is a little hamlet nestled on the banks of the Delaware River, just a couple of miles north of Lambertville's shopping ...

  • #17 Monmouth Battlefield

    0 Reviews

    Freehold, NJ

    Before you do any cycling, make be certain first to spend some time in the Monmouth Battlefield State Park visitor center. Since Monmouth Battlefield is one of New Jersey's newer state parks, ...
    •  8.7 miles
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    Before you do any cycling, make be certain first to spend some time in the Monmouth Battlefield State Park visitor center. ...

  • #18 The Barnegat Peninsula

    1 Reviews

    Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

    The Barnegat Peninsula extends from Point Pleasant Beach all the way down to the southern tip of Island Beach State Park. This long, narrow stretch of coast used to be a peninsula-before the ...
    •  25 miles
    •  Guide

    The Barnegat Peninsula extends from Point Pleasant Beach all the way down to the southern tip of Island Beach State Park. ...

  • #19 The Jersey Devil Run

    1 Reviews

    Smithville, NJ

    Located on the fringe of the Pine Barrens a few miles south north of Atlantic City, the "Historic Towne of Smithville" is a popular South Jersey tourist attraction. More than thirty boutiques, ...
    •  10.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Located on the fringe of the Pine Barrens a few miles south north of Atlantic City, the "Historic Towne of Smithville" is ...

  • #20 Raritan River Gorge Ramble

    1 Reviews

    Clinton, NJ

    This peaceful meander in western New Jersey is one of the nicest you're likely to encounter. In late June, the route is festooned with wild rose, fragrant honeysuckle, and edible mulberries. ...
    •  18 miles
    •  Guide

    This peaceful meander in western New Jersey is one of the nicest you're likely to encounter. In late June, the route is festooned ...