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Introducing Trail Tracker for New Jersey State Parks, Forests & Historic Sites

Oct 13. 2017: Introducing Trail Tracker for New Jersey State Parks, Forests & Historic Sites

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Bald Eagle Chicks Hatch At Manasquan Reservoir (Patch Article)

Apr 5. 2017: Bald Eagle Chicks Hatch At Manasquan Reservoir (Patch Article)

Great news from the Manasquan Reservoir! Have you ever seen one soaring around NJ?

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2017 First Day Hikes Throughout the NJ State Parks

Dec 30. 2016: 2017 First Day Hikes Throughout the NJ State Parks

The New Jersey State Park Service is hosting 19 guided hikes, 1 mountain bike ride and 1 horseback ride in state parks, forests and historic sites on New Years Day as part of America's State Parks First Day Hikes program. These free First Day Hikes offer a great incentive to get outside, exercise, experience history, enjoy nature, and celebrate the New Year with friends and family in one of your state parks.

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Scenic Train Rides Around NJ (2016)

Sep 24. 2016: Scenic Train Rides Around NJ (2016)

We have a bit of a soft spot for scenic train rides, and always search them out whenever we are out exploring. We hope this list helps you find a few scenic train rides for your next adventure!

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Rebuild the Boondocks Boardwalk...

Sep 23. 2015: Rebuild the Boondocks Boardwalk...

In September, 2015, the Somerset County Parks has launched a campaign, asking for funding from the public to fix the Boondocks section of the park.

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First Day / New Years Day Hikes In Our State Parks

Dec 31. 2014: First Day / New Years Day Hikes In Our State Parks

Start off your new year with a hike in one of NJ's great State Parks!

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The Last Fling Pumpkin Sling has Moved to PA

May 13. 2014: The Last Fling Pumpkin Sling has Moved to PA

The Last Fling Pumpkin Sling is a great event held each year in Warren County. later last year, they were forced to leave their location, and found a new home in PA.

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Middle, Lower Townships to Receive Funding for Bike Path Connector

May 2. 2014: Middle, Lower Townships to Receive Funding for Bike Path Connector

By Press Release - Courthouse - Middle Township and Lower Township governments are in receipt of a letter recommending that the Freeholders fund an innovative project that will connect bicycle paths in both communities.

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After A 2 Year Restoration Project, Ringwood Manor is Open Again

Apr 14. 2014: After A 2 Year Restoration Project, Ringwood Manor is Open Again

Two years after a furnace malfunction covered it in oily soot, a Revolutionary War-era estate has reopened in northern New Jersey.

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Cherry Blossom Festival - April 2014

Apr 8. 2014: Cherry Blossom Festival - April 2014

The annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Branch Brook Park (Essex County, NJ) began this past Saturday, April 5th, with races, family fun, and much more.

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Marilyn Monroe Sculpture Heading To the Grounds for Sculpture

Apr 7. 2014: Marilyn Monroe Sculpture Heading To the Grounds for Sculpture

The head and torso of a giant Marilyn Monroe sculpture will cross the Delaware River tomorrow and pass through Trenton on its way to the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton.

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Cooper Environmental Center is Still Closed.. (with a video)

Feb 13. 2014: Cooper Environmental Center is Still Closed.. (with a video)

We recently visited Cattus island to better understand why the Cooper Env Center was still closed. We found ripped down walls, exhibits that need to be thrown away, and mold throughout the building.

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Lawrence Hopewell Trail adds nearly 1-mile addition

Oct 2. 2013: Lawrence Hopewell Trail adds nearly 1-mile addition

An undeveloped portion of Bristol-Myers Squibb's Princeton Pike campus and part of the leafy Lawrenceville School grounds were officially opened to hikers, bikers and walkers yesterday during a ceremony marking the completion of yet another portion of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail.

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News To Us: Haunted Hayride at the Historic Village at Allaire (2013)

Sep 30. 2013: News To Us: Haunted Hayride at the Historic Village at Allaire (2013)

We visited Allaire this evening for a small walk and was surprised to see "new trails" cut out behind the village. A quick google search later, we find that you will be having a haunted hayride!

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Post-Sandy Clean-Up to Begin at E.B. Forsythe NWR

Sep 24. 2013: Post-Sandy Clean-Up to Begin at E.B. Forsythe NWR

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded a multi-million dollar contract to Coastal Environment Group, Inc., of New York to clean up the debris and restore these environmentally sensitive coastal areas.

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The State We're In: Celebrate Highlands Water, History & Culture

Sep 14. 2013: The State We're In: Celebrate Highlands Water, History & Culture

Great article by Michele Byers of the New Jersey Conservation Foundation on the important mission behind the Highlands Festival at Waterloo..

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Highlands Festival At Waterloo - 9/21-22/2013

Sep 11. 2013: Highlands Festival At Waterloo - 9/21-22/2013

Rediscover Waterloo Village and the natural resources of the New Jersey Highlands and the Highlands Festival at Waterloo this Sept 21-22!

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NJ State Museum/Blue Star Museums - FREE Admission to Active Military

Jul 2. 2013: NJ State Museum/Blue Star Museums - FREE Admission to Active Military

NJ State Museum and Blue Star Museums are offering FREE Admission to Active Military Personnel and their families between Memorial Day and Labor Day, 2013.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sussex County Farmers Market at the Fairgrounds

Apr 5. 2011: Sussex County Farmers Market at the Fairgrounds

The Sussex County Farmers Market at the Fairgrounds will be starting its season on April 16th.

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A Bicycle and Pedestrian-Friendly Bridge (WWBPA.org)

Apr 4. 2011: A Bicycle and Pedestrian-Friendly Bridge (WWBPA.org)

The West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance posted a great article about the bridge over the railroad tracks on Schalks Crossing Road.

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A new News System, and blog!

Apr 3. 2011: A new News System, and blog!

We have created a new News feature that will allow us to post news articles all around the site.

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