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  • General Information

    • FreeWalkers

      FreeWalkers (formerly NJ2NY50 Walkers) is a social network for individuals interested in participating in distance walking events. Our group is free and open to everyone. Organization behind the Lenape34 effort.

    • Liberty Water Gap Trail (,

      Home website for the Liberty Water Gap Trail, a 130-mile trail across NJ. The Lenape Trail is a 34-mile segment of this trail. A revitalization effort is underway to improve and promote the use of the trail.

    • New York/New Jersey Trail Conference

      The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference partners with parks and organizes volunteers to create, protect, and promote more than 1,700 miles of public trails. The conference assists the efforts of the LWGT and Lenape Revitalization effort.

    • Bike & Walk Montclair

      Bike&Walk Montclair’s mission is to create a bicycle-friendly and walkable Montclair to improve our health, clean our air, make our streets safer and improve our overall quality of life.

    • South Mountain Conservancy

      The South Mountain Conservancy helps to preserve, protect, and enhance the 2099-acre South Mountain Reservation in Essex County, New Jersey through education, public service, and advice to local government agencies.

    • Brookdale Park Conservancy

      Its mission is to preserve, promote and maintain the park while partnering with the Essex County Park System.

  • Parks & Reservations

    • South Mountain Reservation - Essex County ark System

      2,047.14 acres in the central section of Essex County, extending through the municipalities of West Orange, Maplewood, and Millburn.

    • Eagle Rock Reservation - Essex County Park System

      408.33-acre tract of wooded land located in West Orange, the central section of Essex County on the crest of Watchung's First Mountain.

    • Mills Reservation - Essex County Park System

      157.15-acre reservation located in Cedar Grove and Montclair. It is bordered by Reservoir Drive, Normal Avenue, Edgecliff Road, and Montclair's Mountainside Park.

    • Verona Park

      Verona Park is a 54.32-acre, picturesque park with a beautiful lake bordered by Lakeside and Bloomfield Avenues in the southern part of Verona. This is the fifth largest park within the system.

    • Brookdale Park

      Brookdale Park is located in the northernmost part of the eastern section of Essex County, bordered by Watchung Avenue, Grove Street, and Bellevue Avenue, and lies within the municipalities of Montclair and Bloomfield. It is the third largest park in the

    • Branch Brook Park

      Located in the City of Newark and bordered at the southern end by U.S. Route 280, the park crosses Bloomfield Avenue, Park Avenue, and Heller Parkway, terminating near the Newark/Belleville line. The park is nearly 4 miles long and averages 1/4 mile in wi

  • More Useful Information

    Other sources of useful information on walking and pedestrian issues

    • East Coast Greenway

      The East Coast Greenway is a developing trail system, spanning nearly 3,000 miles as it winds its way between Canada and Key West, linking all the major cities of the eastern seaboard.

    • Lenape Native Americans - Wikipedia

      The Lenape were a group of several organized bands of Native American peoples with a shared culture and language that occupied areas of NJ, NY and PA.