Category Archives: Trails

New NJ Gas Pipelines Should Serve As Walk-Bike Trails

Gas pipelines are big news in New Jersey right now, around Princeton, and in surounding communities. Apparently stimulated by a glut of fracked gas from western Pennsylvania, various companies are rushing to find new ways to bring their product to … Continue reading

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Friends Of Herrentown Woods Trail Map Now Available

The Friends Of Herrentown Woods, a 501(c)3 non-profit that works to maintain and improve Princeton’s Herrentown Woods, has published a paper map of trails in the forest. The map was prepared following extensive work by the ‘Friends’ in the last … Continue reading

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How To Make Valley Road A ‘Complete Street’ That Works For Everybody

Princeton’s engineers held a public meeting last week to discuss planned upgrades to sanitary sewers and storm drains on Valley Road. As Princeton’s ‘Complete Streets’ policy calls for roads to be designed with all users in mind, the engineers also discussed opportunities … Continue reading

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New Trail On Princeton’s Quaker Road Offers Picturesque Views

As part of a recent resurfacing project on Quaker Road in Princeton, a gravel trail for pedestrians and cyclists has been significantly extended, linking the D&R canal trail to trails in the Institute Woods. The new path is a substantial … Continue reading

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Beautiful Walkable Princeton: Stony Brook Trail

One of the nicest trails in Princeton starts at the parking lot of D&R Greenway Meadows and continues through uninterrupted green space along the Stony Brook and then by the Jasna Polana golf course all the way to Route 206- some … Continue reading

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Six Princeton Things We’re Thankful For This Holiday.

Living in Princeton gives us so much to be thankful for every day, with our history, walkable downtown and eclectic neighbors. We’re thankful for our friends. We’re thankful for our family. And this holiday, here are six things, all of … Continue reading

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Can Princeton Green Spaces Be Open To Everybody? Fill Out This Princeton Survey Today!

In Princeton, we have an incredible choice of large parks and open spaces to explore. We can thanks groups like Friends of Princeton Open Spaces for working to preserve these green spaces. But many of our large parks are not as … Continue reading

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Princeton Bike Ride With Mayor Lempert And PBAC A Huge Success!

Last Sunday, a group of around 40 cyclists gathered at Community Park South for an extraordinarily pleasant cycle trip through the parks and green spaces of Princeton. The ride was the idea of Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert, and co-organized with … Continue reading

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Join In For ‘The Mayor’s Bike Ride’! This Sunday, 1 p.m., Community Park South!

This Sunday, October 27, there is going to be a group cycle ride around Princeton! The ride, organized by Princeton Joint Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee is intended to be a fun opportunity for residents who enjoy two-wheeled transportation to … Continue reading

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Secrets Of Princeton’s Autumn Hill Reservation

At the far north-eastern corner of Princeton lies a huge tract of preserved natural land. This is ‘Autumn Hills Reservation’, north of Herrontown Road, which was acquired by Princeton Township’s Open Space Commission in the late 1960s. At that time, … Continue reading

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