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Black River County Park

66 North Rd, Chester, NJ 07930-2308
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Wooded somewhat flat trail along Black River (aka Lamington)

You can start at the Cooper Grist Mill and go down stream where the river widens to become Kay... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Great hike and trail run

One of my favorite local trails. There's a beautiful mill, the trails are well marked there's a... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Charisa W
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66 North Rd, Chester, NJ 07930-2308
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

You can start at the Cooper Grist Mill and go down stream where the river widens to become Kay pond, and then there is a small waterfall followed by a narrower section later down stream where there are rapids and drops as the water courses...More

Thank r-j-infinity
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite local trails. There's a beautiful mill, the trails are well marked there's a waterfall a beautiful stream great place to go with kids and your dogs I go there regularly and run the trails there is a ruin of kays cottage...More

Thank Charisa W
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This place is awesome for a quick hiking. I did 6 miles of trails and the place was a meditation heaven. I was here ending January, in an unusual 30/40 degree day and it was beautiful. The trails are clearly define and not unsafe debris...More

Thank Iberkis
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Nice park, long trails cant wait to go back to this place now in the fall should be amazing great to get the kids out the house.

Thank Vliriano
Reviewed 30 December 2015

This is a nice place for a walk just outside of Chester. The trails were well-maintained and the terrain varied, though it was generally pretty flat. Park at Cooper Mill and you can start from two paths behind the mill. This way you can walk...More

1  Thank Abby_Mapes
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

The Black River park and Cooper Mill is a great visit, the mill is open weekends and the park year round. It's great for a hole long the black River or just exploring near the mill and parking area. We go a couple times of...More

Thank RDCononver
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Seeing candy from your childhood and sharing it with your kids or grand-kid's sure makes the stories pour out about 'penny' candy, skate boarding and being able share great days...

1  Thank NJMags
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Black River County Park is a nice place for a decent hike. The hike is mostly flat and has fairly easy terrain. There are a couple of trails up to a few miles. Its very peaceful in there and overall a really nice hike.

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

I took my family hiking and we started our journey in the park by visiting working watermill. The volunteers who work there were able to demonstrate and convey the atmosphere of the actual working mill of XIX century. Their knowledge of history, clothing, the entire...More

Thank Aleks68
Reviewed 29 April 2014

I love this park! It's my go to place if I feel like going for a hike. The mill is very interesting and worth exploring as well, though I myself go there for the trails. The trail starts off by the river, which leads to...More

1  Thank AGNE U
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