The Friends of Horseshoe Bend Park is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization dedicated to the support of Horseshoe Bend Park and surrounding area. Activities include trail building and maintenance, developing supportive relationships with adjacent land owners, and fund raising for specific infrastructure needs of the park. Each year the Friends hold an annual horseback ride that connects Horseshoe Bend Park to the Frenchtown Green Belt for a 9 mile event. Proceeds for the ride help support the park.
Join us for the 7th pleasure trail ride to benefit Horseshoe Bend Park, and our first spring event. Call 908500-0091 the morning of the event in case of bad weather
Bring your own horse and Choose Your Ride – @7 or @11 miles over a mix of fields and trail with some short stretches of rocky
terrain. Ride at your own pace, alone or in groups of up to 4. Horse water, continental breakfast and a light lunch provided. Please register ahead for planning purposes. Pay on the day, at the park $40 fee / person to benefit park ($35 if member of Friends of Horseshoe Bend Park)
Directions: From Flemington take Route 12 west to Kingwood (7.5 miles). At the light turn left on Route 519 S. Approx 2 miles, just past the school on left, turn right on Spring Hill Road. At the ‘T’ (Horseshoe Bend Rd) go strait into the park entrance. Signs will be posted. DO NOT turn onto Horseshoe Bend Road from Route 12 – the bridge is closed!!!
Friends of Horseshoe Bend Park Ride 2017
The Friends of Horseshoe Bend Park held it 5 annual benefit ride on October 28, 2017 with over 70 riders and horses. The all day event offered three courses, a 4 mile, 8 mile (which was closer to 9 miles) and a 12 mile ride. (Double click on any of the p
Eagle Scout candidate completes pavilion
Eagle Scout candidate Josh Snyder, of Kingwood Township, has completed his Eagle Scout project by building a 12 foot by 24 foot pavilion at Horseshoe Bend Park. Begun in the spring of 2016, this structure has a poured concrete base and an accessible ramp
300 feet of raised trail added to Flagg-Kirkland trail.
Members of the Student Conservation Association from at least 6 states have teamed up with Horseshoe Bend Park volunteers to add 300 feet of raised trail to the Flagg-Kirkland Trail. The Student Conservation Association (SCA) mission is to: "build the
Horseshoe Bend Park – Kingwood Township, New Jersey
Located in western Hunterdon County, Horseshoe Bend Park is 452 acres of fields, forests, ravines and streams bordered to the north and east by preserved farms and to the west by the Delaware River. The park, established in July of 2011, currently has over 10.5 miles of trails used for hiking, biking, horseback riding and bird watching. The park also has a heated, 9,750 square foot Morton building with bathroom facilities. The building is available to the public for events and meetings.
The park is home to:
Hunterdon County’s largest leash free dog park – with over 7 acres of fenced running space.
The annual Horseshoe Bend Park horseback ride, attracting over 50 riders and their families.