The completion of the project came as a total surprise to this author. Since 2008 plans have been set to connect the towpath with the RiverLINE bridge over the Crosswicks Creek (which serves as the border between Burlington and Mercer Counties). The usual environmental and bidding issues set the project back and it was impossible to nail down a completion date. We found out the hard way, by spotting the trail while glancing out the train window
Despite the low key opening the Bordentown City Enviromental Commission and the Friends of the Hamilton Trenton Bordentown Marsh are planning a couple of walks on the trail this fall. Check their respective web pages for details.
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View 2011 NJ Path Update in a larger map Video of the New Trail