24 Sections


Brearley House Connector

Description: The Lawrence Hopewell Trail connects to the Great Meadow Trail and the D&R Canal Towpath at the historic 1761 Brearley House in Lawrence Township, NJ

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Directions: Heading southwest on Princeton Pike (Route 583), from the intersection of Princeton Pike and Fackler Road it is a 0.9 of a mile drive to a left turn onto Meadow Road (adjacent to the Princessville Cemetery). There is a large sign for the Brearley House along the Princeton Pike here. Drive 0.5 of a mile to the small parking lot in back of the historic house

Status: Completed and open to all types of bicycles and pedestrian traffic

Surfacing: Stonedust; off-road

Length: 0.9 miles

Icons: Parking; Rest Rooms; Historic Site; Nature Preserve; Photos

Brandywine-Princeton Pike Corporate Center

Description: The Lawrence Hopewell Trail passing through the Princeton Pike Corporate Center connects Princeton Pike to the Historic 1761 Brearley House in Lawrence Township, NJ

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Directions:  Address is 100 Lenox Drive, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Status: Completed and open to all types of bicycles and pedestrian traffic

Surfacing: Concrete, porous pavement and stonedust; on and off-road

Length: 0.7 miles

Icons: Parking; Rest Rooms; Nature Preserve; Photos

Bristol-Myers Squibb Lewisville Road

Description: The Lawrence Hopewell Trail easement passes through the Bristol-Myers Squibb property located at Princeton Pike and Lewisville Road in Lawrence Township, NJ

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Directions: Located at Princeton Pike and Lewisville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Status: Not open

Surfacing: N/A; off-road

Length: 0.8 miles

Icons: None

The Lawrenceville School

Description: The Lawrence Hopewell Trail passes through The Lawrenceville School campus from Lewisville Road to Route 206 (Main Street) in Lawrence Township, NJ

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Directions: http://www.lawrenceville.org/about/directions/by_auto.asp

Status: Completed and open to all types of bicycles and pedestrian traffic

Surfacing: Existing inner-campus roadway; on and off-road

Length: 0.8 miles

Icons; Parking; Rest Rooms; Historic Site; School; Photos

Main Street Lawrenceville

Description: Bicyclists and pedestrians use existing roadways and the right-of-way abandoned by the former Johnson Trolley Line to navigate through historic Downtown Lawrenceville in Lawrence Township, NJ

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Directions: http://www.lawrencevillemainstreet.com/about/directions.htm

Status: Completed and open to all types of bicycles and pedestrian traffic

Surfacing:  Existing roadway, packed earth and stonedust; on and off-road

Length: 0.3 miles

Icons: Parking; Rest Rooms; Historic Site; Food; Photos

Craven Lane

Description: Bicyclists and pedestrians use existing roadway to access the right-of-way abandoned by the former Johnson Trolley Line and Village Park in Lawrence Township, NJ

Coordinates:

Directions: Address is 40 Craven Lane, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Status: Completed and open to all types of bicycles and pedestrian traffic

Surfacing: Existing roadway; on road

Length: 0.4 miles

Icons: School; Photos

Village Park

Description: Lawrence Hopewell Trail passes through the over 60 acres of Village Park from Craven Lane-Bergen Street to Keefe Road in Lawrence Township, NJ

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Directions: http://www.lawrencetwp.com/rec-village-park.html

Status: Completed and open to all types of bicycles and pedestrian traffic

Surfacing: Porous pavement; off road

Length: 0.8 miles

Icons: Parking; Rest Rooms; Picnicking; Photos

Mercer County Park NorthWest – Former Pole Farm

Description: Once used as the nerve center for AT&T over-seas radio transmissions, this abandoned radiotelephone communications site encompasses 800 acres and is now part of the Mercer County Parks system, and also hosts the Lawrence Hopewell Trail from Keefe Road to Blackwell Road in Lawrence Township, NJ

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Directions: http://www.state.nj.us/counties/mercer/commissions/park/mercer_northwest.html

Status: Open to all types of bicycles and pedestrian traffic

Surfacing: Mowed path, stone driveway, pavement and packed earth; off-road

Length: 1.5 miles

Icons: Parking; Historic Site; Nature Preserve; Picnicking; Photos

Mercer County Park NorthWest – Rosedale – Stony Brook

Description: The Lawrence Hopewell Trail passes by the historic 1760 Hunt House at Blackwell Road and the scenic Rosedale Pond and Rosedale Lake, meandering through nearly 500 acres of County parkland to Federal City Road in Hopewell Township, NJ

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Directions: http://www.state.nj.us/counties/mercer/commissions/park/rosedale_park.html

Status: Open to all types of bicycles and pedestrian traffic. Mountain bikes recommended after heavy or persistent rainfall

Surfacing: Mowed path and packed earth; off-road

Length: 1.3 miles

Icons: Parking; Rest Rooms; Historic Site; Picnicking; Nature Preserve; Photos

Curlis Lake Woods – Old Mill Road

Description: The Mercer County Equestrian Center and gardens maintained by the Master Gardeners of Mercer County are located near this segment of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail, which runs from Federal City Road, then along Old Mill Road, to the Hopewell Campus of Bristol-Myers Squibb on Pennington-Rocky Hill Road in Hopewell Township, New Jersey

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Directions:  Address is 431 Federal City Road, Pennington, New Jersey, 08534

Status: Old Mill Road currently closed to all motorized, vehicular through-traffic during bridge and road repair. Car detour in effect. Open to all types of bicycles and pedestrian traffic

Surfacing: Existing roadway; on and off-road

Length: 0.4 miles

Icons: None

Bristol-Myers Squibb Hopewell Campus

Description: The Lawrence Hopewell Trail runs along the perimeter of the Hopewell campus of Bristol-Myers Squibb, passing Kerr’s Farm Produce Stand, on Pennington-Rocky Hill Road and proceeding along Titus Mill Road in Hopewell Township, NJ

Coordinates:

Directions: Address is 311 Pennington-Rocky Hill Road, Pennington, NJ 08534

Status: Open to all types of bicycles and pedestrian traffic

Surfacing: Porous pavement; off-road

Length: 1.2 miles

Icons: Photos

Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association Preserve

Description: Passing the fields of the Honey Brook Organic Farm, the Lawrence Hopewell Trail runs along Wargo Road in the Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association nature preserve from Titus Mill Road to Bradford Lane in Hopewell Township, NJ

Coordinates:

Directions: Located at Titus Mill Road and Wargo Road, Pennington, NJ 08534

Status: Open to all types of bicycles and pedestrian traffic

Surfacing: Porous pavement and existing roadway; on and off-road

Length: 0.7 miles

Icons: Nature Preserve; Photos

Princeton Farms Neighborhood

Description: Residential neighborhood bordered by the Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association Preserve, Wargo Road, Moores Mill Mount Rose Road, and Pennington-Rocky Hill Road in Hopewell Township, NJ

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Directions: Located at Moores Mill Mount Rose Road and Pennington-Rocky Hill Road, Pennington, NJ 08534

Status: Route of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail is not yet determined. Open to all types of bicycles and pedestrian traffic

Surfacing: Existing roadways; on road

Length: 0.6 miles

Icons: None

Hillman Open Space

Description: Owned and preserved as open space by the Delaware & Raritan Greenway Land Trust, the Lawrence Hopewell Trail will pass through a portion of what is known as the Hillman Property off of Pennington-Rocky Hill Road in Hopewell Township, NJ

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Directions: N/A

Status: Not open

Surfacing: N/A; off-road

Length: 0.4 miles

Icons: Nature Preserve; Photos

Old Whiskey House Run

Description: At Bailey Court, the Lawrence Hopewell Trail passes the historic Whiskey House, which housed offices for the Drake’s applejack distillery that operated in the mid-19th Century, and continues along Pennington-Rocky Hill Road in Hopewell Township, NJ

Coordinates:

Directions: Located at Pennington-Rock Hill Road and Bailey Court, Pennington, NJ 08534

Status: Trail is cut. Suitable for pedestrian traffic only

Surfacing: Stone foundation; off-road

Length: 0.1 miles

Icons: Historic Site; Photos

Radio Towers Property

Description: From Pennington-Rocky Hill Road, the Lawrence Hopewell Trail will pass through the property where radio towers are visible from the roadway and connect with land owned by the Berwind Property Group on Carter Road in Hopewell Township, NJ

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Directions: N/A

Status: Not open

Surfacing: N/A; off-road

Length: 0.8 miles

Icons: None

Berwind

Description: The Lawrence Hopewell Trail will pass through property owned by the Berwind Property Group on both sides of Carter Road and proceed to Cleveland Road in Hopewell Township, NJ

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Directions: N/A

Status: Not open

Surfacing: N/A; off-road

Length: 1.6 miles

Icons: None

Princeton University Nature Preserve

Description: Princeton University conserves property between Cleveland Road and the Educational Testing Service (ETS) that could one day host the Lawrence Hopewell Trail and complete an important connection from Hopewell Township to Lawrence Township, NJ

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Directions: N/A

Status: Not open

Surfacing: N/A; off-road

Length: 1.9 miles

Icons: None

Educational Testing Service (ETS)

Description: The Lawrence Hopewell Trail loops through the beautiful park-like campus of the Educational Testing Service (ETS) at Rosedale Road in Lawrence Township, NJ

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Directions: http://www.ets.org/portal/site/ets/menuitem.1488512ecfd5b8849a77b13bc3921509/?vgnextoid=e1542d3631df4010VgnVCM10000022f95190RCRD&vgnextchannel=32275784623f4010VgnVCM10000022f95190RCRD

Status: Open to all types of bicycles and pedestrian traffic

Surfacing: Porous pavement and existing inner-campus roadways

Length: 1.3 miles; on and off-road

Icons: Parking; Rest Rooms; Nature Preserve; Picnicking; Photos

Mya Drive – Carson Road Woods Public Park

Description: No route has been finalized for winding the Lawrence Hopewell Trail through the Mya Drive residential neighborhood and the adjoining Carson Road Woods Public Park to Carson Road in Lawrence Township, NJ

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Directions: N/A

Status: Not open

Surfacing: N/A; on and off-road

Length: 0.5 miles

Icons: None

Bristol-Myers Squibb Lawrenceville

Description: The Lawrence Hopewell Trail will run along the perimeter of the Lawrenceville campus of Bristol-Myers Squibb, between Carson Road and Province Line Road in Lawrence Township, NJ

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Directions: Located at Route 206 (Lawrenceville-Princeton Road) and Province Line Road, Princeton, NJ 08540

Status: Not open

Surfacing: N/A; off-road

Length: 0.4 miles

Icons: None

Province Line Road

Description: The Lawrence Hopewell Trail will pass along the northern side of Province Line Road from Route 206 to Bannister Drive in Lawrence Township, NJ

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Directions: Located at Route 206 (Lawrenceville-Princeton Road) and Province Line Road, Princeton, NJ 08540

Status: Not open

Surfacing: N/A; off-road

Length: 0.5 miles

Icons: None

Foxcroft Neighborhood

Description: No route has been finalized for the Lawrence Hopewell Trail through the residential neighborhood beginning at Bannister Drive, encompassing Foxcroft Drive, and ending at Princeton Pike in Lawrence Township, NJ

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Directions: N/A

Status: Open to all types of bicycles and pedestrian traffic

Surfacing: Existing roadways; on road

Length: 0.3 miles

Icons: None

Dyson Tract

Description:  Off of Princeton Pike near Foxcroft Drive is the Dyson Tract, which will host a portion of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail once deposited dredge spoils are removed from the site, and accommodate bicyclists and pedestrians moving between the Foxcroft Neighborhood and the historic 1761 Brearley House in Lawrence Township, NJ

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Directions: N/A

Status: Trail construction pending completion of environmental remediation. Majority not open. Bicycle and pedestrian access to small loop across the street from Joseph H. Maher, Jr. Ecological Center located at 3701 Princeton Pike (just south of Fackler Road) in Lawrence Township

Surfacing: N/A; off-road

Length: 2.0 miles

Icons: None