The Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee



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Historic Trail Maps 
Featuring detailed track maps of the NYSW Railroad, "Historic Rails of the New York, Susquehanna & Western Railroad" depicts complete historic track configurations, sidings, yards and branch lines.  Also included are customer industrial layouts, bridges, grade profiles and construction history.




 The future plans for New Jersey Rail Trails.
This link will take you to the State of New Jersey - DEP - Parks and Forests website where you may read the plan.  

The New Jersey Trails Program was established with the passage of the New Jersey Trails System Act in 1974, laying the groundwork for a network of trails that provide for outdoor recreation and an appreciation of the outdoor, natural and remote areas of New Jersey. 


Liberty Water Gap Trail

 This is a new site with the proposed route of the Liberty Water Gap trail.  The site includes maps and other contact information.




Trail Links is a Rails-to-Trails Conservancy initiative dedicated to providing detailed, up to date information on trail access, services and activities. helps you take advantage of trails for pleasure, for exercise, for transportation anywhere around the country or in your own community.

  American Trails

  Our members are working to enhance and protect America's network of interconnected trails. We support local, regional, and long-distance trails and greenways, whether in backcountry, rural, or urban areas. Our goal is to support America's trails by finding common ground and promoting cooperation among all trail interests.

New Jersey's Great Northwest Skylands:  A very interesting article with a brief history behind how the Paulinskill Valley Tail became part of the New Jersey park system.

Newton New Jersey - The Pearl of Kittatinny

A History of Sussex County Railroads by Kevin Wright

Remember the Sussex Branch
This site is a memorial to the Sussex Branch of the Delaware Lackawanna & Western Railroad, which is part of
Kittatinny Valley State Park.


 Outdoor Recreation Alliance

  Support parks and natural areas in your community.  The alliance is a conglomeration of many outdoor groups, allied to support funding for parks initiatives.  Check out the alliance website when you have time.

Ridge Valley Conservancy Inc.
A non-profit land trust dedicated to preserving the unique and wonderful natural and cultural heritage of the Appalachian Ridge and Valley Region of New Jersey. 

 Rail Serve        
  RailServe provides over 8 500 railroad links, a search engine, railfan message forum, free classified ads, Microsoft Train Simulator Add-Ons, ICQ communication list, and much more!

New Jersey Fish and Game
New Jersey Division of Fish and Game Black Bear Info, Dear Info., Hunting, Fishing, Regulations, Education, Forms, and Contacts

Defenders of Wildlife
Defenders of Wildlife is dedicated to the protection of all native wild animals and plants in their natural communities.

National Weather Forecast

Planing an outdoor activity, any where in the
United States, then this site will help you to determine the weather outlook.

  Fun New Jersey
Camp sites in
Sussex or Warren counties. This site also lists other activities available in New Jersey.

  Save New Jersey Bears
Mission Statement: The Bear Education And Resource (BEAR) Group was formed to educate the public about black bears, while fostering a peaceful coexistence between bears and humans. 
Community Website for Sussex County, NJ
This website provides information for the residents of  
Sussex County, NJ, as well as provide information for tourist.

Sussex County Bird Club
Sussex County NJ - Meetings held on the third Friday of each month with the exception of April and December.










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