RAIL-TRAILS NJ & NY
All across the country, unused railroad corridors have been converted into public multiuse trails. Here, the experts from Rails-to-Trails Conservancy present the best of these rail-trails?as well as other multiuse pathways?in New Jersey and New York. Youíll appreciate the detailed maps for each trail, plus driving directions to trailheads. Quick, at-a-glance icons indicate which activities each trail can accommodate, from biking to fishing to snowmobiling. Best of all, the succinct descriptions are written by rail-trail experts, so you know itís information that you can rely on! Many rail-trails are paved and connect communities, such as New Jerseyís 6.5-mile Pleasantville to Somers Point Bike Path. Some feature dramatic scenery, like the Ken Lockwood Gorge on New Jerseyís 11.3-mile Columbia Trail or the ultra-urban, lower Manhattan views from New Yorkís elevated High Line. Whether youíre on feet, wheels, or skis, youíll love the variety in this collection of multiuse trails?from beautiful waterways and scenic areas to the hustle and bustle of the statesí urban centers!