Parking lot for this trail isn't closed any longer due to COVID like the description says. Easy trail, did the red trail and this one in the same day. 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. Photography Techniques. Where tide meets the fresh water . This was great, perfect to walk by yourself or with others. 4.3 miles. Visitors are welcome to view the wildlife historical exhibits throughout the Center. Easy, with some rolling hills, a few minor steep sections. 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. This post may contain affiliate links. 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. Art. 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. Cheesequake Yellow and Blue Loop Trail est un sentier en boucle de 5.5 kilomètres modérément fréquenté situé près de Old Bridge, New Jersey. Trail lengths range from 1.5 to 3.5 miles. Ask Daily_Hiker_1489 about Cheesequake State Park. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until September. November 6, 2020 / Central NJ / Atlantic White Cedar, Easy Hikes, Middlesex. The Nature Center is located a short distance from the trailhead parking area on the Red/ Green/ Blue trail. Cheesequake State Park easy (189) Length: 2.1 mi • Est. Good time. Cheesequake – Yellow, Blue, and Green. Length 2.1 mi Elevation gain 131 ft Route type Boucle Cheesequake State Park contains a diverse mix of hardwood forest, Atlantic white cedar swamp, and pineland. Le sentier offre plusieurs activités et sa meilleure utilisation est de avril à septembre. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips and is best used from May until October. The Center also provides information on the Native American and early colonization of the area. For more info, visit http://www.njhiking.com/nj-hikes-cheesequake-state-park/. Hiking the Blue trail in November. 1 Thank Daily_Hiker_1489 . If hiking this trail after it rains it will get muddy. Barnegat Lighthouse or Barnegat Light, colloquially known as Routes Trails. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until September. Cheesequake Park Blue Trail is a 2.2 mile (5,000-step) route located near Old Bridge, New Jersey, USA. The White Trail (multi-use) is designated for hiking and mountain biking. Cheesequake State Park – Green Trail. See full details of each trail. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these at no cost to you. Nice circular walk. Photography. White Trail Directions: Parking: N40.43851° W74.26085° [WHITE trail lot] From the Garden State Parkway, take exit 120, follow brown state park signs. It also smells terrible. 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 You can imagine how NJ used to be before all people and houses moved in. alot of sand. 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. Wooden steps where it was too high to climb. Contacts, Dogs and Fees The uniqueness of this park lies in its geographical location in a transitional zone between two different ecosystems. This is officially the first time I do hiking, and by myself (solo hiking). Weekdays are best if you like a little more solitude. Gifford Pinchot State Park. Length 2.1 miElevation gain 131 ftRoute type Loop Date of experience: April 2020. 11-5-2020 Thursday, a lot of people but it’s a beautiful day out. Headed to our favorite go-to park when we don’t have a lot of time to drive to something longer. Cheesequake Start Park Hiking Guide. Trails: Yellow -> Blue -> Red. A bit crowded on weekends. If you like marsh birds and animals, this is the place. Blue Trail. Henry Hudson Trail and Colts Neck Bike Loop, Cheesequake White Trail via Park and Ride, Achetez Pro pour ceux qui vous sont chers. excellent trial for young kids with good shades. You will soon reach a spot with a view through the trees over the Cheesequake Salt Marsh to the right of the trail. Cheesequake has five official trails of varying lengths and difficulties that traverse through the various ecosystems of the park. 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.. Trail Map <- important, see below. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these at no cost to you. Nice easy walk —great for a quick brisk walk. For detailed hike directions visit our main Cheesequake State Park – Blue, Yellow, Green page. All reviews hiking trails entrance fee well marked trails great trails blue trail hike picnic campground woods pond wilderness. Le sentier longe un lac et sa difficulté est évaluée comme facile. Bokeh Photography. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these at no cost to you. Really nice trail. Cheesecake mountain biking trail in Hamsterley Forest. I’d do this again. Also what's the deal with Perrine Pond (accessible by blue trail)? 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 The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. I didn’t have bug spray on and I didn’t get bit by anything. This route has an elevation gain of about 213.2 ft and is rated as easy. 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. nice trails with lots of options. Wide & narrow trails, loved it! Map: Saturday, December 29th was a warm day for December. There are five designated trails at the park. Fall foliage is coming in so you'll see lots of yellow trees and a few red. ALL of the fish are either dead or swimming in circles upside down & in the process of dying. 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. I can just imagine how beautiful this park will be in the summer. 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 … The Red, Yellow, Green and Blue pathways are for hiking and walking use. Hiking Cheesequake State Park in the Rain. ETC363 wrote a review Dec 2016. This post may contain affiliate links. I don't recommend going near it and definitely don't let your dog near it. Cheesequake Blue Trail est un sentier en boucle de 2.1 miles modérément fréquenté situé près de Old Bridge, New Jersey. Dog friendly, lots of sights to see bridges, steps, lake views! Simple and easy nature walk....5 stars for sure. Cheesequake Blue Trail est un sentier en boucle de 2.1 miles modérément fréquenté situé près de Old Bridge, New Jersey. Le sentier longe un lac et sa difficulté est évaluée comme facile. People are usually waiting in a line for people to pull out so they can get a spot. Visitors can learn about the three habitats located within Cheesequake State Park. Le sentier offre plusieurs activités et sa meilleure utilisation est de mai à octobre. A few trees down probably from Isaias. Did a quick 4.3 miler that combined the YELLOW, BLUE and GREEN trails. Great trails but the main parking lot for the trail head is very small. April 6, 2020 / Best Hikes in NJ, Central NJ / Atlantic White Cedar, Easy Hikes, Middlesex. Or take Rt 34 to Cheesequake-Morristown Road and turn onto Gordon Rd, and follow into park. First added by searsandrewj on May 15, 2012. It is carry in/carry out so there's no trash cans to place dog waste/other items, something to be aware of. maybe is not too easy if you have injurie Pass the gate and the ranger station, then the hikers parking on the left. The yrail goes through marshland. Wide trails and small trails. The park has a short winding singletrack trail that flows through a section of the park. 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 … 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. I’ve done all the trails in this park. Had to circle back and improvise. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. The four hiking-only trails, all originating at the trailhead in the Trailhead Parking Lot, take you through the Cheesequake Natural Area. Find the best walking trails near you in Pacer App. 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. Distance: 3 Miles. So close to home and I really enjoy the location and atmosphere. There are also some doubletrack trails in other portions of the park. Easy to follow. Le sentier offre plusieurs activités et sa meilleure utilisation est de mai à octobre. All reviews entrance fee well marked trails great trails blue trail camping hike nature woods campsite pond Jennifer K wrote a review Aug 2016 Old Bridge, New Jersey 15 contributions 13 helpful votes The White Trail is a multi-use loop trail for hikers and mountain-bikers. You can A complete guide for hikers that are looking for more challenging trails to hike in NJ. 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. It is easy to extend this hike by connecting to other trails. Also what's the deal with Perrine Pond (accessible by blue trail)? Perfect day for a hike. ALL of the fish are either dead or swimming in circles upside down … Easy walk. . Explore. Encountered a re-route on BLUE near Perrine Pond, and another short one on GREEN. 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. Maybe depends on the day or weather ? Trails are fairly well kept, not much elevation so not much climbing. Le sentier longe un lac et sa difficulté est évaluée comme facile. Continue downhill on wooden steps and a boardwalk, then climb a long flight of wooden steps. 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