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Where to Bike

Delaware & Raritan Canal Bike Trail and Delaware Canal State Park

No doubt the premier bike ride in the area is the canal path. The Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park offers 70 miles of biking trails on the main canal and feeder canal. Via any of six connecting bridges you can create loops between the Delware & Raritan Canal trail and the 60 mile trail at Delaware Canal State Park on the Pennsylvania side of the Delaware River (though  the Pennsylvania side may not be as scenic or well-maintained as the NJ side (NJ Monthly). Delaware Canal State Park is part of the 165 mile Delaware & Lehigh Heritage Corridor. Big Bear Gear is located at Fireman’s Eddy on the Delware & Raritan Canal feeder canal along the Delaware River, just 1.5 miles south of Lambertville and adjacent to the Golden Nugget Flea Market. Starting at Big Bear Gear, just cross River Road, and hop on the D&R Canal bike path to access miles of biking.

35-Mile and Under Bike Routes Near Lambertville

A list of under 35 mile bike loops from Lambertville.

Hunterdon County

This is a nice 33 mile loop starting in Lambertville, and meandering through the back roads of Hunterdon County, as well as numerous other bike routes through Hunterdon County.

Mountain Biking Near Lambertville, NJ

There are mountain biking opportunities, as well, near Lambertville, NJ, including trails at nearby Baldpate Mountain.

10 miles of mountain biking trail is available in Pennsylvania at Nockamixon State Park.

See: Resources for a full list of bike trail resources.