Hunterdon County’s 579 Trail in Rural NJ — A ‘Must Visit’ for Garden State Travelers
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Did you know you can experience goat yoga, learn about cheese making, and sample award-winning local wine all in the same region of Central New Jersey? The 579 Trail, a historic agricultural corridor running through Hunterdon County begins its peak season for visitors this month as Jersey harvests begin to yield fruits and vegetables and the summer weather leads to a bounty of outdoor recreational activities.
The trail features farmers markets, vineyards, farm tours, scenic river towns, and an abundance of hiking and biking. Weekly farmers markets offer locally grown produce, artisanal food, and beverages. Visitors to https://hunterdon579trail.com can readily learn what each town has to offer through the site’s colorful icon system.
“Hunterdon has become New Jersey’s playground for foodies and those seeking to enjoy a scenic rural environment and all that it can offer in terms of food, entertainment, and outdoor activity,” said Hunterdon County Economic Development Director Marc Saluk.
“Hunterdon County, one of New Jersey’s finest rural retreats, is a huge draw for individuals and families across the tri-state area, including New York City and Philadelphia,” remarked Hunterdon County Commissioner Matt Holt.
He added, “We have a series of quaint towns lined with over 100 restaurants, bed and breakfasts, vineyards, historic bridges, and more. The 579 Trail is an exceptional way for visitors to experience this special place.”
The 579 Trail website includes an interactive “farm finder” tool and individual printable maps for tourists to discover farms, markets, restaurants, and wineries. The “Stay on the Trail” page includes suggestions for boutique-style overnight accommodations. Stay tuned to the latest events and trends by visiting the Instagram page @hunterdon579trail. To learn more, visit www.hunterdon579trail.com.