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Barnegat Branch Trail

BBT Alert: Monday 9/27-Wednesday 9/29
There will be a portion of the BBT closed between parking areas #9 and #10 for a nearby paving project.
You'll be able to walk north of Parking Area #9 towards the Trestle, but you will not be able to go all the way to #10.
We will post updates if anything changes.

On October 15, 2007 the Barnegat Branch Trail was officially opened to the public. This “rail-to-trail” project follows the abandoned Barnegat Branch Division of the Central Railroad of New Jersey. The trail will be constructed in several phases, and will stretch 15.6 miles from Barnegat to Toms River once completed.

In your travels on the BBT, you'll encounter many information signs about Points of Interest or Historical Reference
You'll find photographs of all of these signs here:

As always trail users are urged to be safe and stay aware of their surroundings. Please adhere to closures as this ensures safety of everyone and enables our contractor to complete the work in a timely manner.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Parks Department directly at (732) 506-9090

Photo Gallery for the Barnegat Branch Trail.

Click map below to enlarge: