|Distance:||Total of 2.03 miles|
|Time:||Allow 30-60 minutes for round trip|
|Markings:||There are some white blazes along the way. There are white arrows on posts at key turning points.|
|Parking:||There is a 5-car parking lot on Van Dyke Road near the trailhead.|
There is a kiosk at the trailhead to explain the wildlife and bird life found on this preserved land.
This property consists of a combination of open fields and woodlands covering 116 acres. acres at the edge of the Sourland Mountains. The Cedar Ridge Trail is a preservation project of D&R Greenway Land Trust.
The trail runs parallel to the Stony Brook and is quite close to the stream. It is on the southern side of four fields, defined by hedgerows. A new trail spur has been added by an Eagle Scout and is shown through the wooded area.
Follow Nassau Street to 206 South. Turn right onto Elm Road. Left at first traffic light onto Rosedale Road. Follow to the end and turn right onto Carter Road. Follow Carter Road all the way to the end. Turn left onto Route 518 west. Follow 518 through Hopewell Borough. Bear right to stay on 518 outside of the borough. At the blinking traffic light, turn right onto Van Dyke Road. The trailhead is on the left, at the bottom of the hill, just past the stream crossing.
Route 31 North to Route 518 east. Right onto 518 east and follow to blinking traffic light at Van Dyke Road. Left onto Van Dyke Road. The trail head is on the left, at the bottom of the hill, just past the stream crossing.
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