Cycling, hiking, fishing, going to the beach… There’s a lot to do around Trenton. It may not all be “world class.” But a lot of it may be better than you think, and is fun, healthy, and uncrowded.

We’ve listed some of our favorites below; click on Activities categories, or use the “Advanced Search” facility to find your own, perfect time-out.

Some of Our Favorite Activities
Baldpate Mountain (Overview & Summit Trail)
Best trails in the County, 20 min away
New York City
World-class city just 1:10 by train from Trenton!
Trenton Circus Squad
Circus skills training for kids, 6-18. Adults too.
Trenton to the Jersey Shore
45 min drive to beach, even on August weekend!
Clayton Cycling Loop
Superb road ride through rolling horse country
Clayton Park
Beautiful! Smooth trails for MTBs and hikers
Cycling to Lambertville, New Hope, and back
A easy and scenic 33 mile ride to Lambertville/New Hope
Eastern Trails of Baldpate Mountain
The trails less traveled. Recently improved.
Goat Hill Park Bushwhack
Bushwhack to 5 viewpoints of Delaware + old quarry
Gravity Hill Farm
Gorgeous, gourmet, organic produce at the farm
Hartshorne Woods Park
Magical, hilly hike/bike right next to ocean
Mercer Meadows
1600 acres of hiking and cycling the meadows
Patriot's Week
Annual battle commemoration. Bang! + Events
Roebling Museum
Boffo small museum for Roebling history
Self-guided Battles Tour
Washington was here! Learn where and why
Sourlands Preserve
Fun trails, 325' elevation gain, 40 min away
Stockton Cycling Loop
Hilly ride in gorgeous country with little traffic
Switchback Trail at Baldpate Mountain
425' elevation gain in 6/10 mi. 20 min away
The Social Ride
An informative ride followed by food and drink
Trenton Morrisville Walk
Stunning walk along Delaware across 2 bridges
Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market
Thousands show up at the Roebling Marchine Shop
Valley Forge National Park
Lovely hike. 45 min away. Also wild trout!
Washington's Crossing State Park
Lovely beginner hikes+history. 15 min away
Witherspoon Woods and Mountain Lakes Preserve
Charming trails and mysterious boulder formations

A Highly Opinionate Guide to Worthwhile Places