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The Tewksbury Trail Association (TTA) is a qualified 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving green space, open land, and the natural beauty of Tewksbury Township and the surrounding areas of Hunterdon County, New Jersey. The TTA is committed to cultivating and maintaining agriculturally-sensitive bridle paths for horseback riding and community enjoyment. The TTA welcomes all members and supporters with similar interests and commitments; membership is not restricted to Tewksbury residents.
Many thanks to all who joined us on September 20th for our Member Invitational
Pleasure Ride from Christie Hoffman Park!
We had a great day with beautiful weather!
EVENTS & NEWS
Online Membership Form
TTA is pleased to announce that we have a new, convenient online form for both new memberships as well as membership renewals! Through Paypal, the online form accepts major credit cards and regular Paypal payments. Why not give it a try!
Horseshoe Bend Park Benefit Ride
Saturday, Oct 31st. Pleasure ride 8:30-12 pm for groups up to 4 and choose a 4, 8, or 12 mile ride. Halloween costumes encouraged, and prize for the best costume. Come out and enjoy the beautiful trails while showing support for Horseshoe Bend Park. More>>
Monmouth County Hunter Pace
Join the Monmouth County Hunt for the third in their series of fall hunter paces on Nov 1st. To learn more please Click Here
Spring Valley Hounds Hunter Pace
November 1st from 9 am-12:30 pm. in Allamuchy. $500 Grand Prize for best team in the 3 pace series. Reservations not required. Website>>
Bucks County Horse Park Thanksgiving Pace
Nov 21st, 9 am- noon. Choose to ride a beautiful marked course of 5-6 miles or a longer course of 8-10 miles with optional jumps. Buffet lunch included! More>>
The Ten Mile Trail Project
Conceived by the Tewksbury Land Trust as a means to connect preserved lands and optimize their recreational value, the Ten Mile Trail project was initiated in 2017 with the help of the NJ Conservation Foundation. Since then, the two organizations have worked closely together to make this vision a reality in 2020.
With the acquisition of an additional parcel on Hell Mountain (which we are working closely with the Township on), as well as the construction of the trail on lands through four TLT preserves on Fox Hill, the Ten Mile Trail will soon be a reality. The County is also working with us to create a means to cross 517 that is safe for hikers, and of course, riders. The trail will also pass through existing easements on Hell Mountain, connect with Hell Mountain Preserve, and then link to NJCF’s Hill & Dale Preserve.
The NJCF, for its part, is working on acquiring a large tract that will allow the trail to connect with the County’s Cold Brook Preserve in Oldwick. As East meets West, the Tewksbury Land Trust and New Jersey Conservation Foundation will have to find a suitable place to drive in a “golden” spike – our Promontory, Utah -- linking the Ten Mile Trail into a unified network for the benefit of outdoor enthusiasts throughout the township.
Laurence Ross, President
Tewksbury Land Trust
Box 490 Oldwick, NJ 08858 www.tewksburylandtrust.org
M: (646) 623-5293 O: (212) 684-9737 email@example.com
TTA BOARD NEEDS YOU
The TTA is looking for like-minded individuals to join our Board. Help is needed in the following areas:
The Board meets the first Tuesday of the month. If interested, please contact us at:
TEWKSBURY TRAIL BLAZERS
DATE: Dates, locations, and descriptions for Trail Blazers upcoming meets can be found on our Trail Blazers Calendar (right side of page)
DESCRIPTION: This group of foot soldiers creates and maintains our trails, which span over 100 miles through public and private lands. These trails take you through some of the most spectacular scenery that is not otherwise accessible. The Trail Blazers scout, clear, and mark trails on foot. It's a great way to learn the trails, meet new friends, and exercise. Please contact us for more information.
ADMISSION: TTA member (free first trail)
INFORMATION: Trail Blazers Flyer
Check out the latest classified ads.
Did you know? Members can place classified ads for free. For non-members, there is a $10 flat fee.
To place an ad, please send your photo and ad copy to Lisa@AboveTheBarNJ.com. You may also forward a flyer with additional photos and/or info.
TRAIL BLAZERS CALENDAR
Trail Blazers will soon be working with the Tewksbury Land Trust to help develop the 10-mile Trail Project. Click for more info
Please stay tuned for dates and projects.
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TTA Branded Safety Vests, Hats, ID Holders, Shirts, and More
We have high-quality blaze orange vests, hats, ID holders with clips, shirts, and saddle pads with our TTA logo. Our blaze orange vests are highly visible even in dense woods. Stay safe, be noticed, enjoy the ride! Please contact us if interested (online shopping coming soon).