All the New Jersey State Park, Forests and More

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A list of State Parks, Forests, Historic areas, By County.


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, Atlantic County, Burlington County, Cape May County, Hudson County, Hunterdon County, Mercer County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Ocean County, Passaic County, Sussex County, Warren County



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Ken Lockwood Gorge Wildlife Management Area

Califon, New Jersey 07830

Ken Lockwood Gorge is a Wildlife Management Area in Hunterdon County.



Atlantic County


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Absecon Wildlife Management Area

Brigantine, Atlantic County, NJ

This are encompasses about 3,600 acres. This is a very good area for bird watching, especially shorebirds. Saltwater fishing and waterfowl hunting is allowed here. There is a public access boat ramp located on Faunce Landing Road in Absecon.



Tuckahoe (MacNamara) Wildlife Management Area

Corbin City, Atlantic County, NJ

Located east of Tuckahoe, this is the oldest WMA in the state, started in 1933. It is about 12,377 acres and has uplands, marsh, and six lakes. Available are hunting, fishing, trapping, boating, and bird watching.



Wharton State Forest

Hammonton, Atlantic County, NJ

Throughout Wharton are rivers and streams for canoeing, hiking trails (including a major section of the Batona Trail), miles of unpaved roads for mountain biking and horseback riding and numerous lakes, ponds and fields ideal for wildlife observation



Burlington County


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Brendan T. Byrne State Forest

New Lisbon, Burlington County, NJ

Formerly known as Lebanon State Forest, visitors are greeted by the fresh scent of pines. Today, hikers can follow the sandy trails and roads that crisscross the forest, sometimes passing near the remains of stone or brick structures.



Cape May County


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Belleplain State Forest

Woodbine, Cape May County, NJ

The forested acres of Belleplain include stands of young pine, oak and Atlantic white cedar, reflecting better soil conditions and less damage by fire than found in the Pine Barrens just north of the forest.



Corson's Inlet State Park

Ocean City, Cape May County, NJ

Corson's Inlet State Park offers outstanding scenic beauty and endless opportunities for observing a multitude of migratory and residential wildlife species. Corson's Inlet is extremely popular for hiking, fishing, crabbing, boating and sunbathing.



Hudson County


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Liberty State Park

Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ

Liberty State Park is a green oasis in the middle of Metropolitan northern New Jersey. With the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island as a spectacular backdrop, Liberty State Park is one of the state's most dramatic parks.



Hunterdon County


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Bull's Island Recreation Area

Stockton, Hunterdon County, NJ

Bulls Island is part of the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park. It is bounded by the Delaware River to the east and the canal to the west. The main intake for the canal is located at the northern section of Bulls Island. This 80-acre forested isla



Spruce Run Recreation Area

Clinton, Hunterdon County, NJ

Surrounded by the rolling hills of Hunterdon County, Spruce Run Recreation Area is popular with picnickers, swimmers, fishermen, boaters and campers.



Mercer County


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Princeton Battlefield State Park

Princeton, Mercer County, NJ

Information about Princeton Battlefield State Park coming soon. Please visit their site for more information.



Washington Crossing State Park (NJ)

Titusville, Mercer County, NJ

Both a historic location and just a beautiful place to visit, Washington Crossing State Park has a lot to offer anyone looking to get outdoors and enjoy nature.



Middlesex County


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Cheesequake State Park

Old Bridge, Middlesex County, NJ

Cheesequake State Park offers hiking, bike, walking, swimming, camping, and much much more for every who visits.



Monmouth County


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Allaire Campground

Farmingdale, Monmouth County, NJ

Allaire campground offers tent/RV/drive up camping, along with Yurt and Cabin rentals. Plus you will be right across the street from Allaire, and down the road from the village.



Allaire Dinosaurs

Wall, Monmouth County, NJ

Tucked behind the group campground, in a special cedar forest, you will find a few magical (and wooden) Dinos living in harmony.



Allaire Group Campground

Farmingdale, Monmouth County, NJ

The group campground in Allaire is located along the south eastern side of Allaire SP. It offers 6 large sites, lots of trails, and close access to all of Allaire State Park.



Allaire State Park

Wall, Monmouth County, NJ

Allaire state park offers biking, a historical village, hiking, railroads, trails, fishing, deep woods, and many acres to explore.



Allaire State Park Disc Golf Course

Wall, Monmouth County, NJ

This new addition to Allaire State Park will certainly be a great one! This 18 hole disc golf course was added in 2018 through hard work from a group of volunteers and the NJ State Park System.



Manasquan River Wildlife Management Area (WMA)

Allenwood, Monmouth County, NJ

Located along the Manasquan river, Manasquan River Wildlife Management Area is a haven for wildlife from heavily developed surrounding area. It contains hiking and biking trails, as well as hunting over the winter.



Monmouth Battlefield State Park

Manalapan, Monmouth County, NJ

Monmouth Battlefield State Park preserves a splendid rural 18th-century landscape of hilly farmland and hedgerows that encompasses miles of hiking and horseback riding trails, picnic areas, a restored Revolutionary War farmhouse and more.



Multiuse Trails in Allaire State Park

Farmingdale, Monmouth County, NJ

A network of trails winds through the park providing opportunities for hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders. Several moderate hiking trails are in the main day use area of the park, accessible from the main parking area. The South Side area o



Nature Interpretive Center in Allaire State Park

Farmingdale, Monmouth County, NJ

To help preserve the park's flora and fauna, large areas of Allaire State Park have been left in their natural state. The flood plain of the Manasquan River bisects the park and provides an excellent habitat for plant species not usually found in the



Ocean County


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Bass River State Forest

Tuckerton, Ocean County, NJ

Bass River State Forest was the first forest acquired by the state of New Jersey in 1905 for public recreation, water conservation, and wildlife and timber management. Lake Absegami, a 67-acre lake created in the 1930's, is the center of the forest's



Forest Resource Education Center

Jackson, Ocean County, NJ

The Forest Resource Education Center (FREC) in Jackson provides an opportunity for people of all ages to learn and discover New Jerseys trees and forests.



Island Beach State Park

Seaside Park, Ocean County, NJ

Island Beach State Park, located in Ocean County NJ, offers beach access, cartop boat launching, walking trails through natural dunes, and much more



Passaic County


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Abram S. Hewitt State Forest

Hewitt, Passaic County, NJ

Abram S. Hewitt State Forest is located in Hewitt, New Jersey. A section of Bearfort Ridge, as well as the Appalachian Trail reaches into Hewitt State Forest, offering hikers a challenging climb with a rewarding view.



Norvin Green State Forest

Ringwood, Passaic County, NJ

The undisturbed forest and rugged terrain of Norvin Green offers sanctuary for birds and other wildlife. Part of the Wyanokie Wilderness Area, the forest is near Wanaque Reservoir and is home to an extensive trail system built from old logging roads.



Ringwood Manor

Ringwood, Passaic County, NJ

This beautiful country house, which was home for a succession of well-known ironmasters for nearly 200 years, sits comfortably on a low hill overlooking a landscape that looks as if it escaped from a painting. Iron production in this area began in th



Ringwood State Park

Ringwood, Passaic County, NJ

Ringwood State Park offers so much for people of all levels to do throughout the year, including mountain biking, hiking, fishing, shooting range, picnic areas, playgrounds, swimming and more.



Wawayanda State Park

Hewitt, Passaic County, NJ

Wawayanda State Park contains miles of amazing trails, a large fishing/swimming/paddling lakes, and so much more.



Sussex County


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High Point State Park

Sussex, Sussex County, NJ

The view from High Point Monument, at 1,803 feet above sea level, is a spectacular panorama of NJ/NY/PA. Trails around the entire park will challenge even the most advanced hikers and bikers.



Kittatinny Valley State Park

Newton, Sussex County, NJ

Glacial lakes, limestone outcroppings, former railroads, and a small airport are features of Kittatinny Valley State Park. Lake Aeroflex and Gardner's Pond form part of the headwaters of the Pequest River and are excellent for fishing and boating.



Stokes State Forest

Branchville, Sussex County, NJ

Stokes State Forest offers activities ranging from mountain biking, hunting, fishing, hiking camping, and much more. All in an amazing outdoor environment.



Stokes State Forest Campgrounds

Branchville, Sussex County, NJ

Information about Camping in Stokes State Forest coming soon. Please visit their site for more information.



Winakung Indian Village

Stanhope, Sussex County, NJ

A life-size Lenape Village on Winakung Island in Waterloo Lake is a faithful reproduction, including long houses, huts, women's quarters, burial grounds, carvings, and artifacts. The island brings to life the culture of the New Jersey Indian at the t



Warren County


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Jenny Jump State Forest

Hope, Warren County, NJ

Jenny Jump State Forest offers great views, great hiking, camping and more.



Worthington State Forest

Columbia, Warren County, NJ

Some of the most rugged terrain and splendid views of northern New Jersey are found in Worthington State Forest. A rocky and sometimes steep trail follows Dunnfield Creek from the Delaware River to Mount Tammany or hikers may choose to follow the tra


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