Summer Fun: MercerMe Outdoor Roundup

Hiking in the Sourlands

Happy Summer, Mercerites!

Part of what we love about Mercer County is the abundance of parks, trails, farms and open space. It’s gorgeous and offers loads of healthy free fun. We polled readers on Facebook and here’s what you’ve shared as favorite parks and trails around the area!

Maps and guides to area trails:

terhune orchardsTake Pictures!

While you’re out enjoying nature take pictures and enter those into a photography project being jointly requested through partnership of the New Jersey Trails Association (NJTA), D&R Greenway Land Trust and Princeton Photography Club (PPC). Details HERE.

History buff?

Here’s a website with all the Revolutionary War sites in Mercer County. Our history-buff reader also recommends this book. For a little extra cash, the Princeton Historical Society offers guided historic walking tours of Princeton.


We’re happy to add more if you have suggestions! Now get out there and enjoy all the fresh air Mercer County knows and loves!!!

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Mary Galioto
Mary Galioto is the founder, publisher and editor of MercerMe. Originally from Brooklyn, Mary has progressively moved deeper and deeper into New Jersey, settling in the heart of the state: Mercer County. Formerly the author of an embarrassingly informal blog, Mary is a lifelong writer and asker of questions and was even mentioned, albeit briefly, in the New York Times and Washington Post. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from SUNY Binghamton and a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall Law School. In her free time, Mary fills her life with excessive self-reflection, creative endeavors, and photographing mushrooms. Mary also works as the PR Coordinator at the Hopewell Valley Arts Council.

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