or 200 years, the Academy has connected people to nature. As Philadelphia's natural history museum, we educate visitors of all ages. Our scientists study evolution, biodiversity and ecology, providing information critical to understanding the nat
A pump track is one of the fastest-growing attractions in biking. It is a continuous dirt loop of rollers and insloped turns, reminiscent of a BMX track but smaller in scale, which can be ridden by cyclists of all ages and skill levels.
Many activities are allowed within the park. Seasonal hunting/fishing, boating (kayaking/roof top launch plus small electric engines), horseback riding, an RC field and seasonal mountain biking (you can only bike during the warmer months).
Atlantic farms offer pumpkin picking and corn maze in season, seasonal shopping (like for Christmas), a farm stand and a picnic area. They also offer a a large farm with animals, where many can be fed by hand.
The Atsion Mansion was built in 1826 as a summer home for Samuel Richards. Richards, who a prominent ironmaster from Philadelphia, was the operator of the Atsion furnace along the Mullica River. Today the mansion appears as it was back in 1826.
Relax and enjoy camping at Baker's Acres, for the time of your life in Spring, Summer and Fall. We offer over 300 large and shaded campsites set amidst 60 acres of mountain laurel and natural splendor at the edge of the beautiful NJ Pines.
The Barnegat Lighthouse contains picnic areas, trails along the inlet and to the beach, and of course the lighthouse itself. During the warmer months of the year, you are able to climb the lighthouse for a great view.