METUCHEN-WOODBRIDGE, NEW JERSEY
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Last Updated: August 19, 2019
Length: Middlesex Greenway; 3.6 miles
Difficulty: Easy. Flat paved rail trail.
To Start from Middlesex Ave parking lot; From I-287 northbound take exit 2A to Essex Ave and turn right. First left on Bridge St, right on New Durham Rd, then left on Middlesex Ave. Parking lot on the right. From I-287 southbound take exit 3 to New Durham Rd and head left. Turn left on Middlesex Ave after 1.2 miles. Parking lot on the right.
The Middlesex Greenway follows the historic Lehigh Valley RR corridor. For more information visit; MIDDLESEX GREENWAY .
Starting from Middlesex Ave parking lot; Map Board, BIKE STATION and Porto-potty. The 0 Mile Marker starts here. Markers located every 1/4 mile along the trail. Informational boards along the trail. The wide paved Middlesex Greenway heads into the woods and underneath an active RR bridge. The trail is straight as an arrow. Travel through a below grade corridor underneath Lake Ave, the Graham Ave pedestrian bridge and Main St at 0.5 miles. Cross Pierson Ave where a long pedestrian bridge takes you over Route 1 at 1.2 miles. This was as far as I traveled.
Note; This section of trail is part of the EAST COAST GREENWAY.
The trail is now at grade with two road crossings before traveling underneath I-95 at 1.9 miles. Cross-light over busy Woodbridge Ave. Come to a cement ramp that brings you up to an intersection at 2.6 miles.
Note; Right leads to Dudash Park and a parking lot.
The trail then travels underneath King Georges Rd followed by Crows Mill Rd before ending after 3.6 miles. The old rail bed continues over the Garden State Pkwy.
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