Green Trail

MODERATE 161 reviews
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Green Trail is a 3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Matawan, New Jersey that features a river and is rated as moderate. 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.

3.0 miles
183 feet

dogs on leash





mountain biking

nature trips

road biking

trail running






bridge out



old growth


1 month ago

Nice, well marked and well maintained trail that’s easy to navigate. Not a bad set of views and walks for the area.

5 months ago

I'll start with $20 parking fee for non NJ residents.
Park it self is very clean and well taken care of(I see where $20 goes to) Green trail was 3 miles long , it is well marked and easy to walk on. Trail should be marked as easy

7 months ago

7 months ago

$5 admission fee at the entrance of the park. Moderate trail with a lot of wooded stairs and views.. bug spray is a must!

7 months ago

Bring bug spray!!! like seriously bring it with on the trail too
gorgeous hike but it does goes through the "wetlands" which is just a nicer way of saying it can get a little swampy

7 months ago

Luv this place..

7 months ago

Easy and scenic

7 months ago

Very very clean park, nice trails went through several environments from saltwater marshes, bogs, pine forests, freshwater swamps, and oak forests. The green trail allows you to see coastal habitats and inland old forests.

Some areas could use improvement as I had to walk through several muddy areas, and a boardwalk would have benefitted these areas. But it's not the outdoors if you don't get dirty right?

Bring bug spray to prevent the gnats which we're plentiful in the salt marshes.

7 months ago

every step I was walking into spider webs, and was being attacked by bugs. it got so bad to the point where we left early. only thing cool about the place was the wildlife and a cabin that tells you about all the kinds of wildlife that has lived there over the years!

8 months ago

Good for kids and families.

Amazing reminded me of Pennsylvania.

9 months ago

I love cheesequake park trails ! Easy to follow and it's a nice hike to do when you wake up in the morning and just feel like hiking ! There is also the Red and Blue Trail here which are definitely worth trying :)

11 months ago

This was Charlie's first outing off leash. He did very well and never strayed too far.

As far as the trail goes, this is a pretty place to hike. Fairly level throughout with just a couple of bumps here and there. Lots of boardwalks and wooden stairs. Not bad at all for a spur of the moment short trip.

I also had the pleasure of meeting the folks from the nj website. Very nice people who have a ton of NJ hiking videos up on their YouTube channel.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

good local spot for a blast

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

excellent trails. Lots of steps.

Sunday, September 04, 2016

Excellent place for kids and adults .

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Did the 3 mile trail which could be moderate at times. Don't forget the bug spray

Monday, July 04, 2016


Monday, July 04, 2016

Had a blast

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Very nice walk with a lot of variation in foliage.

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