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Route 519 from Phillipsburg to High Point + ADD NEW ROUTE


4   in New Jersey New Jersey60 Miles

By Anonymous
on March 1, 2004

4.6out of 5

10 Riders rated

 Scenery

 Road Quality

 Roadside Amenities

Written Directions

The route bigins in Phillipsburg, NJ which sits just 20 or so miles from Allentown, PA. Pick up Route 519 North in Phillipsburg, NJ just off of Route 22. Simply stay on Route 519 from Phillipsburg to Newton to Colesville. At Colesville you need to get on Route 23 and take it North (left) in to High Point. The first clue you're in the highlands area is your view of the Water Gap in Harmony Township... beeeeaaaauuuutiful. Note: Following 519 is tricky in Newton. And, about 55 of the 60 miles of this route take place on Route 519. Just the last 5 or so miles take place on Route 23.

Scenery

Rolling rural hills of the "highlands" area of New Jersey. No turnpike exits or chemical plants here. Overall you're going to see some nice farmland and rolling hills and be taken to the highest pont in New Jersey and take in a nice view. If you like rural riding, you'll enjoy this ride.

Road Quality

Fairly smooth winding, rolling 2-lane road whose speed limit ranges from 15 to 55. Some twisties.

Roadside Amenities

Not much goin' on in rural Northwest Jersey (cow tippin?), besides, you're there for the ride aren't you? A few eateries here and there.

Additional Info

- View the weather forecast for this area from Yahoo weather .

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What Riders Say About this Route Add Review & Rating

By FlyingScotNJ
on November 19, 2011 1 out of 3 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2006

Motorcycle Make BMW K1200GT

Motorcycle Type Sport-Touring

The gorgeous weather today (November 19, 2011) gave me an opportunity to try this ride. My wife and I rode the entire Phillipsburg to High Point route and it was exactly as described here. We enjoyed it very much.

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By Guest
on January 4, 2010 1 out of 1 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2007

Motorcycle Make Yamaha

Motorcycle Type Sport

From Milford, NJ all to they way to High Point is and amazing ride. Some really fast sections in Sussex County with good turns. From 519 near Rt. 23 take Rt. 650 over the Mountian for some amazing scenery. All the back roads in Warren and Susex County are quite a bit of fun for any style of bike and or rider.

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By VwPorkFZ09
on August 5, 2015 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2015

Motorcycle Make Yamaha

Motorcycle Type Sport-Touring

I love this route. I just did it not to long ago and very much enjoyed it. I have one big recommendation. Instead of staying on 519 up in High Point. Follow on Rt 23 and go through High Point that way. Especially if you like the twisties. Rt 23 going down the mountain was just repaved and it's a lot of fun. I ended up doing that section 4 or 5 times.

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By SAXON117
on April 30, 2015 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2003

Motorcycle Make Suzuki

Motorcycle Type Sport

I live right of of 519 up on High Point Mountain. The best part starts right as you leave Newton until you hit RT23. Scenic and the twisties get good right past Branchville. I ride this road nearly every day during riding season. It never gets old!

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By Guest
on June 6, 2012 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 98

Motorcycle Make slk230

Motorcycle Type Other

If you are running the river Northbound from Phila and want to keep on keepin' on 519 is the way to go. One thing I've found on 30 or so drives up this road is that it is disjointed and difficult to follow, which makes it not useful as a through way. So if someone is tailgating you, odds are they are local and will bail out before long, leaving the road to you. Plan about 3.5 hours from Philly to Lafayette NJ. Don't be surprised if you lose the route.

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By Guest
on June 5, 2010 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 1982

Motorcycle Make Suzuki

Motorcycle Type Standard

Outstanding ride. First 20 miles N of Phillipsburg is freshly paved and like glass. Fairly straight in the southern 1/2, twists pick up in the N 1/2. Saw a black bear walking around some dude's front lawn about 3/4 of the way through. 519 turns off several times, but didn't miss any. Went up to high point, over to Milford and down 209 to 611 to complete the loop back to easton.

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By Guest
on October 10, 2009 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

5.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2002

Motorcycle Make Honda

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

Absolutely gorgeous ride. You will have trouble keeping your eyes on the road, the scenery is spectacular. The one stop sign small towns, and vistas are great. One would never believe they are in NJ. A must ride!

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By Guest
on March 1, 2009 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

No Rating Provided

Motorcycle Year 2007

Motorcycle Make Honda

Motorcycle Type Touring

Actually, 519 starts just north of Lambertville; it's over 88 miles and the whole route is made for motorcycles.

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By Guest
on September 10, 2008 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

No Rating Provided

Motorcycle Year 2003

Motorcycle Make Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

I ride this road quite often it is AWSOME, VERY scenic. My route is I hit it in Newton head towards Phillipsburg. From there I hit the free bridge and cross into PA Hit 611 north and stop at the Riverside Grill about 20min. ride once you hit 611. On a nice Sunday or their bikenight Mondays you'll see a TON of sweet rides. I love this route because you go from some very scenic country cruising to a nice pleasant ride along the Delaware

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By Guest
on May 21, 2008 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

No Rating Provided

Motorcycle Year 1999

Motorcycle Make BMW

Motorcycle Type Sport-Touring

Take time to stop in Beemerville (yes that is the name of the town) and see the Space Farms Zoo and Museum. This zoo displays some healthy animals from all over the world--they are clean and well fed. See lions, tigers, and bears. Also see the nice collection of antique motorcycles and cars. Have a buffalo burger too!

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