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Best trails in Round Valley Recreation Area

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Looking for a great trail in Round Valley Recreation Area, New Jersey? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, walking trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 5 easy trails in Round Valley Recreation Area ranging from 1.6 to 7 miles and from 269 to 606 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

The brisk blue waters of Round Valley Reservoir attract swimmers, boaters, fishermen, picnickers and campers to its scenic shore. The Round Valley Reservoir swimming area was created by the construction of an earth dam across a narrow waterway on the west side of the reservoir, separating it from the main part of the reservoir. The reservoir covers over 2,000 acres and is approximately 180 feet deep, the deepest lake in New Jersey. It has a water capacity of 55 billion gallons. The reservoir is stocked with lake trout.

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Map of trails in Round Valley Recreation Area
Park information
Acreage:
3684 acres
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Contact
(908) 236-6355
Helpful links
Top trails (6)
#1 - Cushetunk Trail
Round Valley Recreation Area
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Length: 12 mi • Est. 6 h 4 m
Please note: As of March 2020, users have reported that they are doing construction along a portion of the trail and there is a re-route you need to follow. Complexity: Moderate to Hard Terrain: TheShow more
#2 - Round Valley Blue Trail and Pine Trail Loop
Round Valley Recreation Area
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 57 m
Round Valley Blue Trail and Pine Trail Loop is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Clinton Township, New Jersey that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail ofShow more
#3 - Cushetunk Trail: Short Version
Round Valley Recreation Area
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 44 m
Cushetunk Trail: Short Version is a 7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Lebanon, New Jersey that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used Show more
#4 - Unblazed and White to Buell Trail (Orange) Long Loop
Round Valley Recreation Area
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
Unblazed and White to Buell Trail (Orange) Long Loop is a 4.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Readington Township, New Jersey that features a great forest setting and is good for all sShow more
#5 - Unblazed and White to Buell Trail (Orange)
Round Valley Recreation Area
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Unblazed and White to Buell Trail (Orange) is a 2.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Readington Township, New Jersey that features a great forest setting. The trail is good for all skilShow more
#6 - Woodschurch Farm Yellow Loop near Buffalo Farm
Round Valley Recreation Area
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 47 m
Woodschurch Farm Yellow Loop near Buffalo Farm is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Readington Township, New Jersey that features a great forest setting and is good for all skilShow more