Liberty State Park & New York Bay

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Liberty State Park & New York Bay is a 3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Jersey City, New Jersey that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and road biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
49 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

road biking

walking

river

views

wildlife

It is on Upper New York Bay, opposite Liberty Island and Ellis Island. It has wonderful views of Manhattan and the Hudson River. The park covers 1,212 acres, including a 36 acre nature preserve. There are many fields, bike paths and walkways, including Liberty Walkway along the bay/river.

hiking
2 days ago

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1 month ago

Nice easy ride. The breeze keeps you cool along the river.

1 month ago

walking
1 month ago

1 month ago

road biking
2 months ago

Spectacular views - great park.

2 months ago

Beautiful views. Go early in the morning before it becomes crowded.

nature trips
3 months ago

Great place to visit!

walking
4 months ago

been going here for years. nice views very peaceful in the morning

walking
4 months ago

Liberty State Park is nice, right along the Hudson, with great views of the city and the backside of the Statue of Liberty. Also the science building is located there. On the way home from Maine, we visit NYC and leave through the Holland Tunnel over to the NJTP, and at exit one, make a quick detour to Liberty Park. We've visited here three times, once in 1999, with the WTC looming across the river, the second time, in 2002, with Lady Liberty facing out to sea, and the holes in the city where the twin towers once stood. The park was full of picnickers, kite flyers, a wedding party, and people strolling along the Hudson River. Finally, we visiting again in 2014, and visited the Empty Sky Memorial at night, remembering those that were lost. Beautiful open views, lots of places to walk, definitely worth a visit.

walking
4 months ago

walking
7 months ago

8 months ago

hiking
10 months ago

Easy walk with spectacular views of the city skyline! I highly recommend going there early in the morning for a sunrise and less people. The only downside to this location is the amount of traffic you can sit in depending on the time and day.

road biking
11 months ago

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