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Featured Place: Cheesequake State Park

Apr 26. 2012: Featured Place: Cheesequake State Park

Cheesequake State Park has great hiking, camping, biking (1 trail), swimming areas, fishing area, nature programs and more. The trails are well maintained and well marked. The campground has large sites, and clean bathrooms. Their picnic areas are large with ample room for everyone. That is why we are happy to feature Cheesequake State Park.

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Featured Place: Cape May County Park and Zoo

Apr 19. 2012: Featured Place: Cape May County Park and Zoo

The Cape May County Park and Zoo is a great destination for the whole family.This large park offers playing fields, guided activities, a Frisbee golf area, playgrounds and much more. The zoo has tigers, bears, giraffes, birds, special exhibits and much more!

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Freedom Fest State Fair back at Horse Park of New Jersey

Apr 15. 2012: Freedom Fest State Fair back at Horse Park of New Jersey

A GetOut visitor emailed us today with a great event that was missing from our calendar! This year, the Freedom Fest State Fair will be held July 10 through July 15th. They have also moved the location back to the Horse Park of NJ.

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Featured Place: Round Valley Recreation Area

Apr 12. 2012: Featured Place: Round Valley Recreation Area

This weeks featured park is one of our favorite parks in NJ. This park is simply great. From very challenging hiking, to hard biking, to great fishing, it is all here.

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v2.2.1: What's Nearby, new locations, and new galleries

Apr 8. 2012: v2.2.1: What's Nearby, new locations, and new galleries

We have added a few new places, features, groups, galleries and more this past weekend. This includes a "What's nearby" feature, and some new section names. Read about this here.

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Featured Places: Tillman Ravine and Buttermilk Falls

Apr 5. 2012: Featured Places: Tillman Ravine and Buttermilk Falls

Any time we are in Stokes, we always stop by Tillman Ravine and Buttermilk falls. No matter how many times we stop by, it is always like wwe are seeing these amazing places for the first time.

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Featured Park: Shark River Park

Mar 29. 2012: Featured Park: Shark River Park

Many people that we talk to tell us that they visit Shark River Park at least once a year. Other people have never heard of it. We feel the latter should never be the case. The trails are great to walk / hike / jog. They are also well kept, and trimmed back. The playground off Schoolhouse Road is very modern, and always busy.

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Unauthorized Trail Building at High Point State Park (via JORBA)

Mar 28. 2012: Unauthorized Trail Building at High Point State Park (via JORBA)

Many people do not understand what time and planning go into creating the trail system we have in NJ. Many believe they can just go out and make their own. Please read on..

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The Treetop Adventure Aerial Obstacle Course is now open at the Turtle Back Zoo

Mar 24. 2012: The Treetop Adventure Aerial Obstacle Course is now open at the Turtle Back Zoo

The Turtle Back Zoo has always been a great destination for both kids and their parents. Now your visit can contain some high flying fun on their Treetop Adventure Aerial Obstacle Course.

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Featured Park: Mercer County Park

Mar 23. 2012: Featured Park: Mercer County Park

Mercer County Park is simply a great park. The trails are great for walking, biking, jogging and more. The tennis courts are beautiful, and well kept. The dog park is fun for dogs and there pets. Do you kayak or paddle? If so, head out onto the lake for a relaxing time. With all the scheduled events and special shows, there is always something fun going on in Mercer County park.

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Allaire Tuesday Beginner Group Rides starting April 10th

Mar 16. 2012: Allaire Tuesday Beginner Group Rides starting April 10th

Starting April 10th 2012 @ 6pm sharp (conditions permitting), JORBA will bring back a very fun weekly event...the Allaire Tuesday Beginner Group Ride.

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NJDEP News Release: Parks and Forestry Permanently Closes Upper River Campground at Bull's Island

Mar 15. 2012: NJDEP News Release: Parks and Forestry Permanently Closes Upper River Campground at Bull's Island

The Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Parks and Forestry has decided to permanently close the upper river campground at Bull's Island Recreational Area along the Delaware River in Hunterdon County.

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Quick Update: New facebook layout.. New Gallery pages.. Browse Our Lists.. and much more..

Mar 14. 2012: Quick Update: New facebook layout.. New Gallery pages.. Browse Our Lists.. and much more..

Over the last few weeks we have made many changes around GetOut. We also have a lot more to come. Once we have a few free minutes we will write them all out in a new blog post. For now we'll just mention the latest updates here.

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JORBA becomes the 100th chapter of Trips for Kids!

Mar 13. 2012: JORBA becomes the 100th chapter of Trips for Kids!

JORBA is always working to promote safe and smart mountain biking across NJ. With this new relationship with Trips for Kids, they will be able to provide great MTB experiences with kids, showing them how to ride safetly, respect others while riding, and why we should keep our trails in great shape.

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New locations and groups have been added

Feb 23. 2012: New locations and groups have been added

Over the last few days, we have added in a few new listings, a few new groups, and pondered over a few new additions / changes to the site.

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Ringwood Manor Closed For Cleaning because of a malfunctioning furnace

Feb 22. 2012: Ringwood Manor Closed For Cleaning because of a malfunctioning furnace

Ringwood Manor, the historic country house at the heart of Ringwood State Park, will be closed for the remainder of the winter to allow for cleanup of soot released by a malfunctioning furnace. The DEP's State Park Service will be working with historical conservators to ensure careful and thorough cleaning of the interior of the Manor House and its artifacts.

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2 new Groups added, along with a few new campgrounds

Feb 9. 2012: 2 new Groups added, along with a few new campgrounds

We added 2 new Groups, along with a few new campgrounds. Enjoy!

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v2.0.3: Beta Search, Foursquare, and a few updates

Feb 6. 2012: v2.0.3: Beta Search, Foursquare, and a few updates

While waiting for the Giants game to start this evening, we made a few small layout changes, made some changes to how we add listings, and added a location search area to each page.

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v2.0.2: Quick update, new listings, new groups

Jan 26. 2012: v2.0.2: Quick update, new listings, new groups

After working on another project last night, we found a few little issues with GetOut that needed attention. We fixed that issue, and was also able to add a few listings and groups. Enjoy!

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v2.0.1: The latest updates

Jan 23. 2012: v2.0.1: The latest updates

A few updates.. including new groups, and back end changes..

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v2.0.0: Updated layout, more content, and more!

Jan 19. 2012: v2.0.0: Updated layout, more content, and more!

The latest GetOut updates, including an updated layout, new Groups and Galleries section, and more.

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Diablo is now Mountain Creek Bike Park

Jan 19. 2012: Diablo is now Mountain Creek Bike Park

Over the last week, people have shared stories that Diablo Freeride Park has closed for good. There did not seem to be any real warning or information on what will happen next. It sounds like Diablo is simply going to be part of Mountain Creek now.

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Big Timber Creek Diesel Fuel Oil Spill

Jan 18. 2012: Big Timber Creek Diesel Fuel Oil Spill

On Thursday, January 12, Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research was contacted to respond to a diesel fuel spill in Gloucester County, New Jersey.

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A quick Update, with some new listings

Nov 28. 2011: A quick Update, with some new listings

Just a quick update from us to you :)

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Giant tortoise, friends get a permanent home at the Popcorn Park Zoo

Oct 23. 2011: Giant tortoise, friends get a permanent home at the Popcorn Park Zoo

Back in Sept, the Press had a story about a Highlands resident that was raising multiple tortoises in their backyard. It looks like the Turtle Back Zoo was able to adopt the "little" guys.

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The latest listing updates, and a change to the search

Oct 10. 2011: The latest listing updates, and a change to the search

We have added a nice new "Location Starts With" feature to our search. We also added a lot of new listings.

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Fall is here.. lets get back to work..

Sep 30. 2011: Fall is here.. lets get back to work..

Summer = being outside, right? We think so. Now that it's fall, it's time to get back to work. Here are some things you can look forward to.

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v1.0.1 - Cleaning up the search

Jul 25. 2011: v1.0.1 - Cleaning up the search

After reviewing the overall usability of the search (for both Calendar listing and location listings), we found there was room for improvement..

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v1.0 - Out Of Beta, New Listings, New Towns, and More!

Jul 24. 2011: v1.0 - Out Of Beta, New Listings, New Towns, and More!

GetOutsideNJ.com is no longer in BETA mode. Though everything is not 100% perfect, we feel that with the changes made this past week, it is time to go "Live" :) Check out what we have done..

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10 more campground listings have been added..

Jul 13. 2011: 10 more campground listings have been added..

We added 10 more campground listings tonight. Though the data is rather basic right now, at least they have been added, so you'll know where to camp =)

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