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The LHT needs your support to complete the trail!

Since 2002, the Board of Trustees of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail has worked with a number of major sponsors to design and build the trail—that includes individual donors throughout Mercer County.   Over the years we have raised more than $9 million dollars to design and build the trail.  We have also benefited from millions of dollars in pro bono... [Read more]


LHT honors County Executive Brian Hughes with 2015 Trailblazer Award

The Lawrence Hopewell Trail honored Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes with the third annual Trailblazer Award at an event this week– at the D&R Greenway’s Johnson Education Center in Princeton. Hughes was among the Lawrence Hopewell Trail’s earliest supporters and has remained steadfast in his commitment to the LHT’s goal to build a 22+... [Read more]


Trail and Treat Ride for Children

The Lawrence Hopewell Trail will bring new meaning to Halloween for local families on Sunday, October 25, when the Trail and Treat Ride takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. at Village Park in Lawrence. Geared for families with children aged 3 to 12, the fall celebration will include separate activities on and off the LHT for ages 3 to 6 and for 6 to 12 including... [Read more]


Support the LHT and look great

Support the LHT and look great wearing a Full Moon Bicycle Ride tee shirt celebrating the August 29 ride through Mercer Meadows Park enjoyed by over 660 riders. The shirts are 50% cotton/polyester blend and are available in gray or royal blue in sizes small, medium, large, extra large, and 2 XL. The shirts are $20 each plus $3.00 for shipping. Make... [Read more]


670 CYCLISTS TURN OUT FOR 2nd ANNUAL FULL MOON RIDE AT MERCER MEADOWS

Nighttime bike ride hosted by Lawrence Hopewell Trail & Mercer County Park Commission   (HOPEWELL, N.J.) – As a beautiful full moon inched its way higher in the darkening sky Saturday night, the bicyclists began arriving for the 45-minute ride along a six-mile route along the Lawrence Hopewell Trail through Mercer Meadows. The estimated turnout... [Read more]