Columbia Trail

Columbia Trail

Along the Columbia Trail - Photo credit: Eduardo Gil Along the Columbia Trail - Photo credit: Eduardo Gil
40.74217, -74.823335

Sixteen miles along a rail-to-trail level pathway paralleling the South Branch of the Raritan River from High Bridge in Hunterdon County north to Bartley in Morris County.

Historically, the High Bridge Branch of the Central Railroad of New Jersey extended from the town of High Bridge, where it connected to the main line of the railroad, north to Hopatcong Junction, where it split into spurs that served several iron mines.  Freight service continued until 1975.  Subsequently, the surface rights of the right-of-way have been acquired by Hunterdon and Morris...

Park Acreage:

100.40 acres


High Bridge (Hunterdon County); Washington Township

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Contact Information

Web Link:

Morris County Park Commission


(973) 326-7600



Dogs in park:

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March 25, 2009
The Highlands Trail


Visit The Highlands Trail website for complete, accurate and up-to-date information about New Jersey's Millenium Trail, including trail descriptions, current trail conditions and maps.

Click here to go directly to information about the Highlands Trail coalignment with the Columbia Trail.

Brenda Holzinger
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