Under normal circumstances we would be talking to you about 4th of July travel info and transit schedules. But these are not normal times and most July 4th plans are postponed. We are lucky to live in a state with many places where we can enjoy nature, hiking and biking trails. So, instead of telling you how crowded the roads will be, we’re sharing some of the pictures and experiences our “You Ride, We Give” participants sent us during Bike Month in May. We hope this will inspire you to go out and find new places to enjoy nature.
Here is what they said:
“Biking always reminds me of some of my most carefree days of childhood. I now love biking on the Lawrence Hopewell Trail! (Melissa D.)”
“This month we accomplished a milestone! We biked as a family, including the dog, from our house to the Autumn Hill Reservation and mountain biked around the preserve and Herrontown woods. The kids were supercharged by the experience and are looking forward to more mountain biking adventures this summer!” (Forrest M.)
“On my lunch break, working from home, I rode my bike up the tow path from Washington Crossing toward Lambertville, stopping at this lovely spot just off the path.” (Linda I.)
“…. we opted for a road ride… on the Pennsylvania side. Our plan was to start on Bulls Island and walk over of the pedestrian bridge, however, the New Jersey side was closed, so we started in a D&L Trail parking lot in Point Pleasant. From there, we enjoyed sights of Delaware River, the Tohickon Creek, the High Rocks, Tinicum Creek, and a number of other streams and farmlands along the way. Our ride was an experiment, shortening an existing gravel loop, and we found ourselves in a few unexpected situations like a stream crossing and a few construction sites. Riding outside in the beautiful weather, we almost forget about the pandemic all together.” (Sonia S.)
Have a Safe and Happy 4th July!