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    Trails for nooby

    I'm from Trenton NJ. I was wondering if anybody knew of any good intermediate trails. I've done Washington crossing and D&R Canal both are good rides just looking for something different

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    Mercer County Park is near by and beginner friendly.

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    When it hasn't rained for a week or so, you can go to Mercer County Park (It gets boggy very quickly). There is a trail map posted online (please note that it is not posted through the park system site) but the last time I went months ago, there were still a number of downed trees across the park.

    You can also try Sourland Mountain. Both are a little more than the flat terrain common to the area.

    If you are looking for a more casual ride, you can hook up with the Lawrence-Hopewell trail from the D&R canal at the Brearly Path.

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    I've been to Mercer County park several times and never knew they had bike trails in the woods until I decided to take one. I took the normal trail and saw an opening and thought it'd be interesting to check it out. The one I went on was a little narrow though so I couldn't really ride as fast as I would've liked.

    I gotta try out the trails you mentioned above.

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    imho, the next step up is 6 Mile Run in Somerset. Some good twisty singletrack. Not very technical (there are optional logs and such to attempt to get over)

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    lewis morris is a relatively smooth trail also, good uphills and downhills, a few occaisonal rocky sections here and there
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    depending on how much you want to travel there's Ceres park which is a blast Wharton which is flatter then most but has some good flow then there is Allaire, I would say they are all within 60 to 90 mins of you about the same as 6 mile if it was me I would hit them all and then Hartshorne as well for a better work out...

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    Every trail you guys mentioned is on my list. Getting a new 29er this weekend so you know its on!!

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    We have beginner rides at allaire every Tuesday night "weather permitting" these rides are a blast. I also ride allaire all the time as it is my home park and can all ways give a tour..

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    Mike sounds good too bad it seems like it rains every tuesday now.

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