Le sentier longe un lac et sa difficulté est évaluée comme facile. Cheesequake Green Trail is a 3.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Matawan, New Jersey that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. 11-5-2020 Thursday, a lot of people but it’s a beautiful day out. All reviews hiking trails entrance fee well marked trails great trails blue trail camping hike picnic nature woods campsite pond wilderness Anon8815 wrote a review Jul 2019 Trenton, New Jersey 408 contributions 76 helpful votes Great place ! 1 Thank Daily_Hiker_1489 . Cheesequake Yellow Trail is a 1.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Old Bridge, New Jersey that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. Wide trails and small trails. I had some time to kill in the afternoon and ended up at Cheesequake State Park to hike the Blue trail, which I had not hiked previously. Cheesequake Blue Trail est un sentier en boucle de 2.1 miles modérément fréquenté situé près de Old Bridge, New Jersey. Trail lengths range from 1.5 to 3.5 miles. Matawan, New Jersey 108 contributions 27 helpful votes. Cheesequake Yellow and Blue Loop Trail is a 3.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Old Bridge, New Jersey that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. Easy, with some rolling hills, a few minor steep sections. We put them together to make it a little longer. Encountered a re-route on BLUE near Perrine Pond, and another short one on GREEN. Length 2.1 miElevation gain 131 ftRoute type Loop Also what's the deal with Perrine Pond (accessible by blue trail)? Photography. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. The yrail goes through marshland. A complete guide for hikers that are looking for more challenging trails to hike in NJ. You can Explore. Hiking the Blue trail in November. The Nature Center is located a short distance from the trailhead parking area on the Red/ Green/ Blue trail. I don't recommend going near it and definitely don't let your dog near it. Length 1.2 miElevation gain 62 ftRoute type Loop We may receive a commission for purchases made through these at no cost to you. It is carry in/carry out so there's no trash cans to place dog waste/other items, something to be aware of. Pass the gate and the ranger station, then the hikers parking on the left. Le sentier offre plusieurs activités et sa meilleure utilisation est de mai à octobre. This is officially the first time I do hiking, and by myself (solo hiking). White Trail Directions: Parking: N40.43851° W74.26085° [WHITE trail lot] From the Garden State Parkway, take exit 120, follow brown state park signs. Henry Hudson Trail and Colts Neck Bike Loop, Cheesequake White Trail via Park and Ride, Achetez Pro pour ceux qui vous sont chers. Map: Saturday, December 29th was a warm day for December. Le sentier longe un lac et sa difficulté est évaluée comme facile. ALL of the fish are either dead or swimming in circles upside down … The Center also provides information on the Native American and early colonization of the area. Routes Trails. For more info, visit http://www.njhiking.com/nj-hikes-cheesequake-state-park/. Maybe depends on the day or weather ? CHEESEQUAKE State Park Field Forest Water Freshwater Wetlands Saltmarsh Cedar Swamp Park Office Interpretive Center Restrooms Parking Shower/Changing Area Payphone ADA Accessible Viewing Area Unpaved Roads Red Trail Blue Trail Green Trail Yellow Trail White Trail … This post may contain affiliate links. excellent trial for young kids with good shades. Easy trail, did the red trail and this one in the same day. Where tide meets the fresh water . Parking lot for this trail isn't closed any longer due to COVID like the description says. Visitors are welcome to view the wildlife historical exhibits throughout the Center. Cheesequake Blue Trail is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Old Bridge, New Jersey that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. I’d do this again. Cheesequake has five official trails of varying lengths and difficulties that traverse through the various ecosystems of the park. Simple and easy nature walk....5 stars for sure. Easy walk. If hiking this trail after it rains it will get muddy. In its 386-acre Natural Area one can see a diversity of plant species and community types characteristic of both northern and southern New Jersey. See full details of each trail. Length 2.1 mi Elevation gain 131 ft Route type Boucle This short route passes near Hooks Creek Lake, onto the Blue Trail to Perrine Pond before picking up the Green trail. Just beyond the top of the steps, the Blue Trail leaves to the right, but you should turn left, following the green and red blazes. very soft on the feet. 387 m blue singletrack trail. Fairly easy quick hike featuring a nice pond and views through the trees of the wet lands. Wooden steps where it was too high to climb. Weekdays are best if you like a little more solitude. © 2020 AllTrails, Inc. Tous droits réservés. This route has an elevation gain of about 213.2 ft and is rated as easy. Triple check your camping reservations - Last night after dark we were bumped from our campsite by six rambunctious 30-somethings who wrongly insisted the site was theirs. 4.3 miles. Because, why not. maybe is not too easy if you have injurie Photography Techniques. There's a $5 entrance fee on weekdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day, and a $10 entrance fee on weekends and holidays between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Some sections are very rooty and wet. Well maintained trail, easy to follow. It is easy to extend this hike by connecting to other trails. A bit crowded on weekends. Visitors can learn about the three habitats located within Cheesequake State Park. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until September. Easy to follow. The four hiking-only trails, all originating at the trailhead in the Trailhead Parking Lot, take you through the Cheesequake Natural Area. nice trails with lots of options. Distance: 3 Miles. © 2020 AllTrails, Inc. Tous droits réservés. So close to home and I really enjoy the location and atmosphere. The White Trail is a multi-use loop trail for hikers and mountain-bikers. The Red, Yellow, Green and Blue pathways are for hiking and walking use. There are also some doubletrack trails in other portions of the park. Dog friendly, lots of sights to see bridges, steps, lake views! Ask Daily_Hiker_1489 about Cheesequake State Park. Beautifulwell maintained trail with adequate signage. It also smells terrible. If you like marsh birds and animals, this is the place. April 4, 2016 Leave a Comment / Trail Blogs. Trails: Yellow -> Blue -> Red. Bokeh Photography. Nice easy walk —great for a quick brisk walk. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these at no cost to you. Great trails but the main parking lot for the trail head is very small. Easy trail, great for kids and dogs. First added by searsandrewj on May 15, 2012. For detailed hike directions visit our main Cheesequake State Park – Blue, Yellow, Green page. Henry Hudson Trail and Colts Neck Bike Loop, Cheesequake White Trail via Park and Ride, Achetez Pro pour ceux qui vous sont chers. All reviews hiking trails entrance fee well marked trails great trails blue trail hike picnic campground woods pond wilderness. Headed to our favorite go-to park when we don’t have a lot of time to drive to something longer. All reviews entrance fee well marked trails great trails blue trail camping hike nature woods campsite pond Tony R wrote a review Mar 2018 South Amboy, New Jersey 207 contributions 95 helpful votes Cheesequake – Yellow, Blue, and Green. Contacts, Dogs and Fees The uniqueness of this park lies in its geographical location in a transitional zone between two different ecosystems. Hiking Cheesequake State Park in the Rain. Had to circle back and improvise. The park has a short winding singletrack trail that flows through a section of the park. ALL of the fish are either dead or swimming in circles upside down & in the process of dying. Cheesequake Blue Trail est un sentier en boucle de 2.1 miles modérément fréquenté situé près de Old Bridge, New Jersey. Nice circular walk. Cheesequake in the Rain. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these at no cost to you. You will soon reach a spot with a view through the trees over the Cheesequake Salt Marsh to the right of the trail. Art. . Le sentier longe un lac et sa difficulté est évaluée comme facile. Blue Trail. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until September. The blue trail was seemingly blocked by water? Really nice trail. The trails go every which way so you could spend hours here but make sure to pay attention to which trail you are taking so you will not get turned around. I’ve done all the trails in this park. Cheesequake Start Park Hiking Guide. A few trees down probably from Isaias. The height between the steps was a little challenging for me, as I’m 5’2”. Length 3.4 mi Elevation gain 236 ft Route type Loop The New Jersey Legislature allocated $100,000 in 1937 to purchase property for this state park.The state first acquired a 250-acre tract of farmland and a Civil War-era mansion from the Favier brothers in January 1938. Did a quick 4.3 miler that combined the YELLOW, BLUE and GREEN trails. The White Trail (multi-use) is designated for hiking and mountain biking. Find the best walking trails near you in Pacer App. ETC363 wrote a review Dec 2016. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips and is best used from May until October. Also what's the deal with Perrine Pond (accessible by blue trail)? This post may contain affiliate links. Good time. People are usually waiting in a line for people to pull out so they can get a spot. Perfect day for a hike. Continue downhill on wooden steps and a boardwalk, then climb a long flight of wooden steps. 56 m There's a $5 entrance fee on weekdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day, and a $10 entrance fee on weekends and holidays between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Masks and 6 ft social distance signs are posted though. Date of experience: April 2020. April 6, 2020 / Best Hikes in NJ, Central NJ / Atlantic White Cedar, Easy Hikes, Middlesex. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Cheesequake State Park is a 1,610-acre (6.5 km 2) state park located in Old Bridge, Middlesex County, New Jersey in the United States.. Le sentier offre plusieurs activités et sa meilleure utilisation est de avril à septembre. Cheesequake Yellow and Blue Loop Trail est un sentier en boucle de 5.5 kilomètres modérément fréquenté situé près de Old Bridge, New Jersey. Cheesequake State Park, Matawan: See 120 reviews, articles, and 50 photos of Cheesequake State Park, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 6 attractions in Matawan. Le sentier offre plusieurs activités et sa meilleure utilisation est de mai à octobre. alot of sand. Cheesequake State Park contains a diverse mix of hardwood forest, Atlantic white cedar swamp, and pineland. Clean hike, easy to follow with tree markers. This post may contain affiliate links. Gifford Pinchot State Park. There are five designated trails at the park. I can just imagine how beautiful this park will be in the summer. The ground is very sandy in Cheesequake, with extensive carpets of moss in many places, and marshes just beyond the trees all along the Yellow Trail. Fall foliage is coming in so you'll see lots of yellow trees and a few red. Trail Map <- important, see below. November 6, 2020 / Central NJ / Atlantic White Cedar, Easy Hikes, Middlesex. Trails are fairly well kept, not much elevation so not much climbing. White Trail (2 mi) Red Trail (1.3 mi) Wetland Forest Developed Area Water Parking Lot Playground Restrooms Picnic Area Picnic Shelter Blue Trail (2.7 mi) Yellow Trail (0.9 mi) Green Trail (3 mi) Concession Crabbing Canoeing Accessible Facility Biking Scenic View Drinking Water Group Campground Fishing Garden i Informa on Family Camping Area Hooks Creek Lake Day Use Area Group Camping … Wide & narrow trails, loved it! I pick this trail because is easy to follow and not too long. Cheesequake State Park easy (189) Length: 2.1 mi • Est. Cheesequake State Park – Green Trail. You can imagine how NJ used to be before all people and houses moved in. This was great, perfect to walk by yourself or with others. I didn’t have bug spray on and I didn’t get bit by anything. 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