Barnegat Branch Trail is a 3.4 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near Barnegat Township, New Jersey that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 3.4 miles Elevation Gain: 45 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

stroller friendly

cross country skiing

hiking

nature trips

road biking

trail running

walking

forest

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rails trails

wildlife

This is a "Rail to Trail" project that will eventually be 15.6 miles from Barnegat to Lacey. Since it is an old rail bed, it is flat and wide.

hiking
4 months ago

Very easy and very flat. Nice stroll in the neighborhood

road biking
9 months ago

Keep in mind, a lot of the trail isn't paved, a lot of gravel paths and the Beachwood/Toms River portion is still 100% wild, no trail whatsoever, just sand and swamps.

hiking
Monday, November 06, 2017

This is more of a walk then a hike. Very well groomed path. Very active on weekends. A pleasure to experience.

Sunday, April 09, 2017

We started at mile marker 0 and walked to around 2. We didn't see any of the foot bridges we saw online and def not the castle we saw on Bring Fido... to be fair it is a 6.6 mile trail, but it would be great to know where the "sites" are. People were friendly. Not empty, but not high traffic and some turn offs. More of a walk than a hike for sure. No climbing, but its jersey shore so to be expected.

road biking
Saturday, July 30, 2016

Safe long trail. Brought my 8 yr old daughter and her bicycle. We did about 1/3 of the trail before we turned around and headed back.

walking
Sunday, February 23, 2014

I went to see the trestle which was part of the Toms' River Railroad. Beautiful scenery with boardwalks occasionally appearing to help hikers over the streams.

hiking
Saturday, September 21, 2013

Very nice trail for walking, biking and running. When the trail is completed it will stretch from Barnegat to Toms River a total of 15 miles. Love bike riding here with my husband. Highly recommended.

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11 months ago

hiking
Sunday, July 08, 2018

mountain biking
Saturday, June 30, 2018

recorded BBT

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