Perspective – Your Own Backyard

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We often load our bikes into the back of my husband’s truck and search out new bike trails. Oh my, how behind the times we felt when we discovered there is a bike trail that begins/ends in our own back yard. The Monroe Twp. Bikeway runs between Williamstown and Glassboro, New Jersey, and has been available for walking, biking, in-line skating, etc., for near ten years. Sunday was the first time we rode the trail. What a joyous outing we had. While researching the trail I came upon an extensive list of other biking trails in our Tri-State area. Bike Trails in New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania. I can’t wait to try out a few more.

Moral of this tale: Check out your own town for interesting things to do. You might be as surprised as we were at what you might find.

8 thoughts on “Perspective – Your Own Backyard

  1. I lived near a nice bike trail in New England, but I sold my bike. I did walk the trail once, but I like to walk with someone, and had nobody so I never returned. Now that I live back in Florida I have seen that there is a new, very long trail that has been built, and I hope to travel that one as soon as I have a bike to ride and the weather is cooler.

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  2. We made a similar discovery recently after picking up a brochure from the forest preserves in neighboring counties. So beautiful and we’d never ventured out to visit! We’ve made it a mission now to try and visit as many as possible. Mostly on bicycle. But also for hiking and horseback riding. Enjoyed your post!

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    1. Thank you for stopping by! I couldn’t believe I had been missing out on such a lovely trail. We drive more than an hour at times to ride trails. This one is peaceful and relaxing. Horseback riding must be really enjoyable through forests.

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      1. We do the same! Some trails are an hour away. But it’s a weekend morning treat for us. Doesn’t always fit in to our schedules, but I look forward to it now. I’m also looking forward to some of the upcoming Halloween night walks being planned. 😁🎃.

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