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Greenway Clears Gritty Hurdle

on Wed, 05/09/2012 - 17:17

East Coast Grenway Map of trail improvement in Newark and Jersey City
One of the grittiest stretches of the East Coast Greenway between Newark and Jersey City is the latest improvement in a two-decade-old series of roads and paths stretching from Key West, Fla., to Maine's Canadian border. For years planners struggled to find a route across an industrial section running through a spaghetti bowl of highways between Newark to Jersey City. After years of study and $1.3 million in state funding, the two-mile path is set to finally open later this month.

Click here for full Wall Street Journal article 5/9/12

FreeWalkers Invite Public to Walk “The Big Walk” along the East Coast Greenway

on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 16:09

In a Press Release from FreeWalkersJoin the 3rd Annual “Big Walk” from Metropark to New York City on Saturday, May 19th, 2012.  Paul Kiczek, founder of FreeWalkers.org, and resident of Morristown, NJ, plans to continue the annual tradition of walking 50 miles in one day through the suburban and urban wilds of New Jersey and into New York City.  With the support of the East Coast Greenway Alliance (ECG), he will be leading 50 or more long distance walkers, on this year’s event (http://NJ2NY50.org).

Walking is a great form of exercise for everyone.

Join a Great Walk Along the Great D&R Canal on April 7, 2012

on Wed, 02/29/2012 - 15:58

 

 Starting from the Delaware River, trace the footsteps of this 175 year old waterway and transportation system across Central New Jersey - from Trenton to New Brunswick. The Great Canal Walk is a forty-mile, one-day long distance event that is a superb physical and mental challenge and the first event in a series of walking events aiming to walk across New Jersey following the East Coast Greenway.

Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park is one of central New Jersey's most popular recreational corridors for canoeing, jogging, hiking, bicycling, fishing and horseback riding.