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Driving Directions, Cross Roads, and GPS Coordinates


Monroe Township

Thompson Park Trialhead near the Off Leash Dog Area, Monroe Township
GPS Coordinates: N 40° 20' 3.753", W 74° 26' 8.556"



Thompson Park Conservation Area Trailhead near the Monroe Soccer Complex
GPS Coordinates:  N 40°18'58.8",  W 74°25'55.5"


Driving Directions:
TO the Thompson Park Trailhead; Near Off leash Dog Area on Fir Drive
 
From Route 1:
• Take 130 South
• Take 32 East
• 32 East turns into Forsgate Dr.  (Route 612)
• Follow to the traffic light intersection with Perrineville Rd (Route 625)
• Turn right onto Perrineville Rd and follow approx. 1 mile
• Turn left into Thompson Park on Fir Drive
• Off-leash Dog Area will be ¼ mile down on your right

From Route 18:
• Take Main St. (Route 615 South – Spotswood)
• This turns into Manalapan Rd. (Route 615)
• Follow Route 615 into Jamesburg
• At the intersection of Route 615 & Route 522, turn left onto Gatzmer Ave.  Follow to the traffic light. 
• Continue through the traffic light onto Perrineville Rd. (Route 625) for approx 1 mile
• Turn left into Thompson Park on Fir Drive
• Off-leash Dog Area will be ¼ mile down on your right

From Route 9:
• Turn off at Texas Rd. (Route 520 West)
• The road name will change to Matchaponix Ave (Route 612 West)
• Continue on Matchaponix Ave (Route 612 West), past Route 613, all the way to the end
• Make right at end of road onto Buckelew Ave
• Make first left at traffic light onto Forsgate Dr.
• At next traffic light, turn left onto Perrineville Road (Route 625)
• Follow Perrineville Road for approx. 1 mile
• Turn left into Thompson Park on Fir Drive
• Off-leash Dog Area will be ¼ mile down on your right
 
From the NJ Turnpike:
• Take Exit 8A
• Take Route 612 East (Forsgate Dr.) towards Jamesburg
• Follow to the traffic light intersection with Perrineville Rd (Route 625)
• Turn right onto Perrineville Rd and follow for approx. 1 mile
• Turn left into Thompson Park on Fir Drive
• Off-leash Dog Area will be ¼ mile down on your right
 

TO the Gravel Hill Trailhead at the Monroe Township Soccer Complex:
From the Off-leash Dog Area in Thompson Park
• Exit the Off-leash Dog Area onto Fir Drive
• Follow out of park to Perrineville Road
• Turn left onto Perrineville Road and follow to the second traffic light
• Turn left onto Prospect Plains Road (Post Office on the corner)
• Monroe Township Soccer Complex on the left
 
 
 
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