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Get Outside & Explore New Jersey!

Get Outside & Explore New Jersey!

Many years ago, the beauty of this state inspired me to explore everything that NJ had to offer, and to capture everything that I was seeing. This inspiration to explore grew into a need, or even a passion, to share what I had found. With a little bit of hard work, this turned in to GetOutsideNJ.com. - Jeff C, GetOutsideNJ.com

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State Park Facilities Close to Help Reduce Spread of COVID-19

Mar 16. 2020: State Park Facilities Close to Help Reduce Spread of COVID-19

Open spaces at state parks and wildlife management areas open and available for passive recreation; enclosed facilities, campgrounds at state parks, f...

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St Patrick's Day Parades by County (2020)

Feb 29. 2020: St Patrick's Day Parades by County (2020)

St. Patricks Day is right around the corner! We hope this will help you find an event near you!

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Lines on the Pines - Owls of the New Jersey Pine Barrens, March 15th

Feb 26. 2020: Lines on the Pines - Owls of the New Jersey Pine Barrens, March 15th

Lines on the Pines, an INDOOR event, celebrating the New Jersey Pine Barrens returns, for the third time, to the Stockton University CAMPUS CENTER, lo...

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 First Day Hikes in the NJ State Parks - 1/1/2020

Dec 15. 2019: First Day Hikes in the NJ State Parks - 1/1/2020

The New Jersey State Park Service is hosting 29 hikes, 1 mountain bike ride and 1 horseback ride in state parks, forests and historic sites on New Yea...

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2019 Lighthouse Challenge of NJ - How Many Will You Visit? (Oct 19th & 20th)

Oct 7. 2019: 2019 Lighthouse Challenge of NJ - How Many Will You Visit? (Oct 19th & 20th)

The Lighthouse Challenge of NJ is a rain or shine, two-day opportunity to visit 10 land-based lighthouses. one museum and two life-saving stations. P...

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I Heart NJ Parks -- Park Visitor Feedback Survey

Jul 9. 2019: I Heart NJ Parks -- Park Visitor Feedback Survey

The NJ Division of Parks and Forestry is dedicated to the excellent stewardship of the state's rich and diverse historic, cultural, recreational and n...

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Get Up, Get Out and Go Explore New Jersey!

Find time every month... every week... and even every day to get off your couch and get some fresh air. Head to a local park or just walk around your neighborhood. Do anything besides sit there and stare. Go stretch your legs and find your next adventure.