Deer Hunting in Mercer Meadows Park – 2 Sections, TRAIL IS OPEN!

December 31, 2013 by  
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Again this year the county will permit bow hunting for deer in Mercer Meadows Park as a way to control the number of deer in the park and the damage they do to vegetation. Dates are January 1 – February 15, 2014. No hunting on Sundays. The regulations are below. The trail is open. Links […]

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Old Mill Bridge Is Open!!! Crossing at Rocky Hill – Penn Rd is Complete!

January 7, 2013 by  
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The LHT connection between the Mercer County Equestrian Center and the trail at Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Hopewell Campus is open and the final step, the crossing of Rocky Hill-Pennington Road is now completed as well. The beautiful, brand new  bridge, which had been closed to bicycles for 4 months and to vehicular  traffic for much longer […]

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December 22, 2012 by  
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Take the LHT to the Brearley House for that great Scottish Tradition – Hogmanay. Hogmanay is an old Scottish traditional way of greeting the new year.  Celebrants are encouraged to write down any bad things that happened in the old year and throw them on the fire pile before it is ignited.  The festive blaze […]

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Learn How We Are Growing: Stop by Lawrence Community Day and Hopewell Harvest Fair

September 26, 2012 by  
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This fall there will be three sections of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail under construction and you have 3 chances to come out and talk to us  and learn more. October 6 — a joint venture with the West Windsor Bike Pedestrian Alliance. They will be leaving Turning Basin (Alexander Road and D&R Canal) at 2:30 […]

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West Windsor and LHT – Community Bike Ride Oct 6

September 26, 2012 by  
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Join the West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance for its sixth annual Community Bike Ride on Oct. 6 (rain date Oct 7) as we head down the D&R Canal towpath to discover how it connects to other bicycling and walking routes. Our eight-mile ride will leave from Turning Basin Park (Alexander Road and the canal) […]

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November 2, 2011 by  
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The Lewisville Road section of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail (LHT) is going off-road after the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) awarded the LHT and Lawrence Township $248,000 to build the nearly mile-long segment. The grant, one of only 3 awarded to New Jersey trail projects, will be used to build a section of trail […]

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October 11, 2011 by  
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Construction is ongoing at three major segments of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail (LHT), with completion of each expected this fall. By the time segments on the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lawrenceville campus, Carson Road Woods and the former Pole Farm of Mercer Meadows are complete, about 72% of the 22-plus mile trail that wends its way through […]

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Spring is visible everywhere on the trail — Get Outside and Check It Out!

September 15, 2011 by  
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Repairs are completed to the stone dust section in Mercer Meadows and Carson Road Woods. Most sections of the LHT in Mercer Meadow (Mercer Park Northwest) are complete. Phase 3 should start later this summer. But even those sections are dry and rideable right not, with a mountain bike or hybrid-type tires. If you go […]

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Trail Construction Complete at Bristol-Myers Squibb Lawrenceville Campus

August 4, 2011 by  
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Despite delays due to record rainfall,  the trail section at Bristol -Myers Squibb Lawrenceville was completed by the end of October. Our congratulations to all the construction teams that worked to make this section of trail surprisingly beautiful. Trail construction began the last week of July, 2011 on the Bristol-Myers Squibb section of the Lawrence […]

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Phase I of the LHT in Carson Road Woods is Complete!

May 27, 2011 by  
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The first half of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail in Carson Road Woods Park is now complete! The reddish brown stone dust trail begins at a small parking lot on Carson Road in Lawrence  Township, just opposite the northern edge of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Lawrenceville campus. The trail follows the woodline at first before turning and going […]

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