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What Are The 5 Best Motorcycle Rides In New Jersey?

- Greenwood Lake to Mountain View (29 miles)
- Wharton State Forest Loop (39 miles)
- Route 519 (56 miles)
- Wanaque Reservoir Loop (30 miles)
- County Rd 513 (31 miles)

Motorcycle Rides Near Me In New Jersey
Below is our detailed list of the best New Jersey motorcycle rides! Motorcycle New Jersey with these great roads that showcase the state's cultural contributions, rich heritage and natural beauty. While it may be one of America's smaller states, riders will find they’re never far from the forest, the beach, and the mountains! Click on each New Jersey motorcycle map link for the direct Google Maps route.

Tips For New Jersey Motorcycle Rides

Looking for scenic motorcycle rides near you in New Jersey? As with most northeastern states, the summers in NJ can be hot and humid. The occasional storm will roll in this time of year as well, so having rain gear ready is wise. The winters are pretty cold in New Jersey, so while most bikers pack away their bikes, you may get some mild days here and there, so keep an eye out for those warmer days!

Do I Need a Helmet to Ride in NJ?

As you discover places in New Jersey to ride a motorcycle, keep in mind that according to NJ law, "No person shall operate or ride upon a motorcycle unless he wears a securely fitted protective helmet of a size proper for that person and of a type approved by the federal DOT. Such a helmet must be equipped with either a neck or chin strap and be reflectorized on both sides." - nj.gov

GREENWOOD LAKE TO MOUNTAIN VIEW

GREENWOOD LAKE TURNPIKE, NJ-23
DISTANCE: 29 miles
TIME: 45 mins

This New Jersey motorcycle road around Greenwood Lake has some great scenery, as well as around the Wanaque Reservoir. Peak foliage is one of the best time to ride this route in the northern part of the state to the NY border. For a longer loop ride, check out our Wanaque Reservoir Loop below.

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WHARTON STATE FOREST LOOP

ROUTES 206, 563, 542
DISTANCE: 39 miles
TIME: 1 hour

This NJ motorcycle route around Wharton State Forest has nice New Jersey country scenery, including Ocean Spray's Cranberry Bogs. It's also light on traffic, which makes it a quiet, relaxing, fairly non-technical ride. There are also a few long stretches to open up a bit on.

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ROUTE 519

DISTANCE: 56 miles
TIME: 1.5 hours

Farmland, rolling hills, and scenic overlooks are all included on this New Jersey motorcycle ride along the northwest region of the state. Savor the incredible view of Water Gap as you pass through Harmony Township. Overall, the road is a peaceful experience, which gently winds along, offering a relaxing motorcycle ride.

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WANAQUE RESERVOIR LOOP

SKYLINE DR, MACOPIN RD, GREENWOOD LAKE TURNPIKE
DISTANCE: 30 miles
TIME: 1 hour

This motorcycle ride in New Jersey offers a scenic route to get away from the suburban sprawl of northeastern New Jersey and out to the open roads. This loop winds around the Wanaque Reservoir and around numerous state parks. There's great scenery with woods and trees on both sides, with even some mountain views. You'll ride over lots of steep uphills and downhills with twisties. There's also numerous trail along this route, if you want to venture out and stretch your legs.

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COUNTY ROAD 513

COUNTY RD 513
DISTANCE: 31 miles
TIME: 1 hour

For a beautiful NJ motorcycle ride just outside of New York City, check out this route from Frenchtown, NJ to Chester, NJ on County Rd 513. Some of New Jersey's best scenery is on this motorcycle route which features rolling terrain-rivers and streams at many points. There's also rock outcroppings, pastures, horse country and various valleys along the way. Traffic is usually minimal in this area, which makes navigating the twisties and straights that much more enjoyable.

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