Frenchtown Preserve- new addition to Central Jersey Mtb trails

#28
Had some errands to run in the area so brought the bike. Good stuff with lots of potential. Loved red and blue trails. Reminded me of raw twisties at 6-mile. Freshly trimmed too. Will be back to burn in trails.

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Hey - my son built that kiosk for his Eagle Scout project!

Great bunch of trails. I try to hit 'em everyday if I can. Judging by the thick coating of spider webs I get, the trails are not seeing a lot of use. Just yesterday I caught some sort of flying/buzzing/stinging? insect in a helmet vent but I didn't even stop - I figured I was so covered in arachnids they probably jumped on it after the first buzz!

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#30
I hit the trails this morning. Everything was good except the trail heading down from the Horseshoe Bend Road parking lot - super soggy area, only surface freeze and slop beneath - but it's only about 40ft. of walking or take the road. The rest of the trails were good-n-crunchy. If you hit it later than 12-noon you could face additional thawing.
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Also, the Horseshoe Bend parking lot has huge piles of gravel and road construction equipment, so you can fit maybe three vehicles if people park thoughtfully.