The Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center is located at 32 Pleasant Plains Rd., Harding Township, NJ. It is open on Thursday and Friday from noon to 4 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Exhibits demonstrate the variety of habitats and wildlife that can be seen at Great Swamp NWR as well as the history of this Refuge that makes it so special to this area.

The Discovery Den has educational and entertaining activities for children. During cold winter days it is not uncommon for families to come to the visitor center to get out of their homes and enjoy the various activities.

Certainly one of the highlights has been the addition of the wonderful quilt donated to the Friends by Marcia Rymer. The quilt incorporates the birds and flowers that meant so much to Marcia, stitched onto or into the quilt. It has a permanent home in the library and never ceases to amaze visitors. It truly is a work of art.

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Amenities / Features of Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center:

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Parks and Natural Areas
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General Amenities
Bird watching
Special Activities
A !Enjoing Exhibits / Learning
Special Events Year-Round
Nature / Environmental Center
Observation Blind/Deck
Parking Lot(s)
Picnic / Sitting Area
Gazeboo / Pavilion
General Location
New Jersey
General Areas within NJ
Northern NJ
Regions (based on tourism)
Skylands (Hunt, Mor, Som, Sus, War)
Misc Information
Listing Center: Latitude: 40.7191
Listing Center: Longitude: -74.5266
Record Status: 1.0000
Record Title: Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center
Trails / Trail Information
Walking Paths
This listing is part of Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

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