The following is an interactive EveryTrail map. The walk begins in Metropark, Iselin, NJ transit center station and heads along the East Coast Greenway which traverses a number of towns and parks on its way to New York City. You can zoom in to see more details. Major milestone points are noted. NOTE: The 50-mile trail has been shorted by 7 miles due to Hurricane Sandy damage in Liberty State Park, Jersey City. The detour simply avoids that section which is a loop. The net effect of the detour is to reduce the total distance of this walk to 42 miles instead of 50. The Liberty State Park section is noted on the map as an alternative but is not recommended for this event due to limited pedestrian accessibility.
The following is the interactive flash file which shows progression of the walk. Flash files may not work in certain browsers. The image below that one is a more generic version of the same map which is interactive upon clicks. Photo images will be added after the event.
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Congratulations to the 18 or so walkers that completed the sixth anniversary of the Big Walk.