Hiking Lawrence Township

Trail Guide

Great Places in Lawrence Township
for the Public to Hike

Spend a few minutes or a few hours nearby on meandering off-road paths in our preserved open space parks. They are open all year from dawn to dusk for walking, hiking or biking. Explore and enjoy!

Trail Guide Booklet

The trails in this guide are for walking or bicycling. Be aware that some natural footpaths will be muddy in wet weather, and summer growth may obscure secondary trails. Remember to always protect yourself against poison ivy and ticks in woods and meadows. Throughout the trail system wildflowers, birds, mammals and amphibians abound. All trails are rated as easy walking and follow a carry in-carry out policy.

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Turtleback Park

Includes the following trails:

  • Laurie Chauncey Trail at ETS
  • Carson Road Woods
  • Shipetaukin Woods and Terhune Orchards Farm Trail
  • Mercer County Park Northwest
  • Village Park
  • Johnson Trolley Line North
  • The Lawrenceville School
  • Maidenhead Meadows Park
  • Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park
  • Turtleback Park
  • Loveless Nature Preserve
  • Johnson Trolley Line South
  • Drexel Woods
  • Colonial Lake Trail
  • Lawrence Hopewell Trail