IMBA’s 2016 Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day, sponsored by Marty’s Reliable Cycle and the Jersey Off-Road Bicycle Association was a huge success. Thank you to all the young riders and their families that came out to enjoy our park.

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

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Bear Safety Tips

Today, with the support of Marty’s Reliable Cycle, we held our first trail design clinic at Dickerson Mine Preserve. Volunteers learned about the five principles of sustainable trail design, the anatomy of a proper bench cut trail, flow control and clinometer use. We finished off the day testing our new […]

2016 Trail Design Clinic

Today, volunteers finished building a new bridge and closed off a heavily impacted stream crossing. Twelve hours in total to complete this project, the crew used mostly scavenged materials. See the map to the right for the location of the new bridge. Thank you to Tom, Marc and Jason for […]

First Bridge Complete

We will be leading a social paced ride of about 7-9 miles.  We will cover Black River Park as well as Dickerson Mine Preserve and anticipate hitting every trail in the park.

Advanced Intermedia Ride

Thank you volunteers! This is our third year participating in the Raritan Headwaters Association‘s Annual Stream Cleanup. This event is in its 26th year and is a collaborative effort across communities throughout Hunterdon, Somerset and Morris Counties to clean up the rivers and streams that make up the Raritan headwaters. […]

RHA 2016 Stream Cleanup

2016 RHA Stream Cleanup Event Header
Jersey Off Road Bicycle Association and Mine Hill Township will once again be participating in the Raritan Headwaters Association annual stream cleanup. Dickerson Mine Preserve is site 36 and we will be meeting at 9AM at the Mine Hill Beach, located at the end of Green Road. Use this link for directions: […]

2016 Raritan Headwaters Association Stream Cleanup

Yellow Trail Survey
First, it’s important that the team acknowledges the incredible effort put forth by all the volunteers with opening the Canfield Mine Trail (Blue Trail).  We completed a number of technical trail features and even finished a nice extension / reroute on the northern portion of the trail.  In addition, with the […]

Something new for 2016