Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

Helen C Fenske Visitor Center, 32 Pleasant Plains Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

Below you find a quick list of destinations within about 15 miles of Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. You can browse by activity type, general category (like a park) or rentals/outfitters. If you are looking for information about Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, and not about destinations nearby, please click the "Overview" tab above.

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Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center 12.80 miles

Chester, Morris County, NJ

Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center was known originally as "Merchiston Farm," the home of William and Martha Bro

  • Location

    170 Longview Road,
    Chester, New Jersey 07931
  • Activities

    HikingWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksGardens / ArboretumPark (General)


Chimney Rock / Washington Valley park 9.89 miles

Somerville, Somerset County, NJ

Chimney Rock / Washington Valley park contains many wooded areas great for mountain biking and hiking, along with a

  • Location

    Somerville, New Jersey 08876
  • Activities

    Equestrian / HorsebackFishingHikingMountain BikingWalkingSkiing / Snowboarding
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksPark (General)

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Cooper Gristmill 14.19 miles

Chester, Morris County, NJ

Cooper Gristmill, located on 14 acres, was built in 1826 and is one of the remaining restored water-powered mills i

  • Location

    66 Route 24,
    Chester, New Jersey 07930
  • Activities

    HikingJogging / RunningWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksHistoric Area


Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary 7.16 miles

Short Hills, Essex County, NJ

The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum is an historic woodlands garden and educational institution. We promote an understandi

  • Location

    324 Forest Drive South,
    Short Hills, NJ 07078
  • Activities

    HikingJogging / RunningWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Gardens / ArboretumPark (General)


Duke Farms 13.99 miles

Hillsborough, Somerset County, NJ

Large estate garden in Hillsborough, whose features include a lake and other water features, a sycamore allee, and

  • Location

    80 US Highway 206
    Hillsborough, NJ 08844-4102
  • Activities

    HikingJogging / RunningWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Gardens / Arboretum
  • Shop/Serv/Rent

    Bike Rentals

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Echo Lake Park (Mountainside, NJ) 6.92 miles

Mountainside, Union County, NJ

Dog Park, Fishing, Fitness Trail, Ice Skating, Pedal Boats, Picnic Area (Reservable), Playground, Restrooms, Sleddi

  • Location

    Park Drive,
    Mountainside, NJ 07101
  • Activities

    FishingJogging / RunningPaddling - Kayak/Canoe/Row boatPlaying in the playgroundWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksPark (General)


Essex County Environmental Center 10.33 miles

Roseland, Essex County, NJ

The Essex County Environmental Center is located in the western section of Essex County at West Essex Park. West E

  • Location

    621 Eagle Rock Avenue,
    Roseland, NJ 07068
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County Parks


Fairfield Farms 14.28 miles

Fairfield, Essex County, NJ

Information about Fairfield Farms coming soon. Please visit their site for more information.

  • Location

    177 Big Piece Road
    Fairfield, NJ 07004
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Farming

    Corn MazeHay RidesPick Your OwnPumpkin Picking

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Fosterfields Living Historical Farm 6.50 miles

Morristown, Morris County, NJ

Fosterfields offers an incomparable opportunity to experience our agricultural heritage, providing through its livi

  • Location

    73 Kahdena Rd
    Morristown, NJ 07960
  • Activities

    HikingWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksHistoric Area


Frelinghuysen Arboretum 6.20 miles

Morristown, Morris County, NJ

The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, a lovely 127 acre tract now surrounded by busy highways and office parks was once Whip

  • Location

    353 East Hanover Avenue,
    Morristown, New Jersey 07960
  • Activities

    HikingJogging / RunningWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksGardens / ArboretumPark (General)Scenic Overlook / Waterfalls


Garden State Exhibit Center 12.48 miles

Somerset, Somerset County, NJ

With 72,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space, it is one of Central New Jersey's largest venues adjoining th

  • Location

    50 Atrium Dr,
    Somerset, New Jersey 08873
  • Activities

    Walking

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Giggles Play Station 12.48 miles

Rockaway, Morris County, NJ

Giggles Play Station is a clean, safe, fun place for your children to play for the day or have the best birthday pa

  • Location

    350 Route 46 East
    Rockaway, New Jersey 07866
  • Activities

    Playing in the playgroundWalking
  • Attractions

    Arcades / Games of ChanceIndoor Playground / Amusements


Grace Lord Park 13.48 miles

Boonton, Morris County, NJ

Grace Lord Park in Boonton is one of our favorite stop offs when exploring the Boonton area. There is a small park,

  • Location

    Essex Ave and Plane St.
    Boonton, New Jersey 07005
  • Activities

    Jogging / RunningPlaying in the playgroundWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Municiple / City ParkPark (General)Scenic Overlook / Waterfalls


Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

New Vernon, Morris County, NJ

The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is located in Morris County, New Jersey. Established in 1960, it is one of

  • Location

    Helen C Fenske Visitor Center
    32 Pleasant Plains Road
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
  • Activities

    Equestrian / HorsebackHikingJogging / RunningWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    National ParkLand PreserveRecreation AreasWildlife Management AreasScenic Overlook / Waterfalls

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Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center 2.72 miles

Chatham, Morris County, NJ

The Great Swamp was created approximately 15,000 years ago, when the melting waters of the Wisconsin Glacier poured

  • Location

    247 Southern Blvd,
    Chatham Township, NJ 07928
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County Parks


Greater Newark Conservancy 14.63 miles

Newark, Essex County, NJ

Greater Newark Conservancy promotes environmental stewardship to improve the quality of life in New Jerseys urban c

  • Location

    32 Prince St
    Newark, NJ 07103
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Gardens / ArboretumPark (General)


Greenwood Gardens 8.48 miles

Short Hills, Essex County, NJ

Greenwood Gardens is preserving the gardens, architecture and landscape of Greenwood for the education and delight

  • Location

    274 Old Short Hills Road,
    Short Hills, NJ 07078
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Gardens / Arboretum

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Greystone Woods Disc Golf Course 8.95 miles

Morris Plains, Morris County, NJ

Greystone Woods is the first 18 hole Disc Golf Course in Morris County, NJ. A beautiful course with a wide variety

  • Location

    Reservoir Road,
    Morris Plains, New Jersey 07950
  • Activities

    Disc Golf / Frisbee GolfHikingWalking
  • Attractions

    Disc / Frisbee Golf Course
  • Sports Plus

    Disc / Frisbee Golf Course


Hamilton Farms Greenhouses and Farm Market 13.93 miles

Boonton, Morris County, NJ

Hamilton Farms Greenhouses and Farm Market is one of the areas largest wholesale and retail growers of high-quality

  • Location

    130 Old Denville Road
    Boonton Township, New Jersey 07005
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Farming

    Corn MazeHay RidesPick Your OwnPumpkin Picking


Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center 3.29 miles

Harding, Morris County, NJ

The Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center is located at 32 Pleasant Plains Rd., Harding Township, NJ. It is open on Thursd

  • Location

    Great Swamp WMR
    32 Pleasant Plains Rd.
    Harding Township, NJ
  • Activities

    Walking

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Hemlock Falls 9.55 miles

Short Hills, Essex County, NJ

The 25 foot Hemlock Falls are found within the South Mountain Reservation (Essex County). Leaving from the Summit F

  • Location

    South Mountain Reservation, Essex County
  • Activities

    HikingJogging / RunningWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksScenic Overlook / Waterfalls


Hibernia Mine Railroad Bridge 14.28 miles

Raritan, Somerset County, NJ

Built in 1879 for the Hibernia Mine Railroad, and used as a railroad bridge for fifteen years, the structure has no



Historic Speedwell 6.95 miles

Morristown, Morris County, NJ

Historic Speedwell is located in Morristown, NJ. When you visit Speedwell, you will experience life during the earl

  • Location

    333 Speedwell Ave
    Morristown, NJ 07960-9384
  • Activities

    Walking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Historic Area

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Hugh Force Canal Park 14.71 miles

Wharton, Morris County, NJ

Public green space featuring a scenic walk next to the remains of an old boat channel & railroad.

  • Location

    100 W Central Ave
    Wharton, New Jersey 07885
  • Activities

    Equestrian / HorsebackWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Municiple / City ParkPark (General)Land Preserve


Johnson Park 14.07 miles

Piscataway, Middlesex County, NJ

This beautiful park along the Raritan River is enjoyed by many people looking for exercise and relaxation. A few no

  • Location

    Johnson Park,
    Piscataway Township, NJ 08854
  • Activities

    FishingJogging / RunningPlaying in the playgroundWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County Parks


Leonard J. Buck Garden 8.60 miles

Far Hills, Somerset County, NJ

Leonard J. Buck Garden is one of the premier rock gardens in the eastern United States consisting of a series of al

  • Location

    11 Layton Road
    Far Hills, New Jersey 07931
  • Activities

    HikingWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Gardens / ArboretumScenic Overlook / Waterfalls

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Lewis Morris County Park 6.13 miles

Morristown, Morris County, NJ

Lewis Morris CP includes a lake recreation area, Parcourse Exercise Circuit, three ballfields, a group camping area

  • Location

    270 Mendham Road,
    Morristown, NJ 07960
  • Activities

    Equestrian / HorsebackFishingHikingJogging / RunningMountain BikingPaddling - Kayak/Canoe/Row boatPlaying in the playgroundWalkingSwimming
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksDog ParksPark (General)


Lord Stirling Park 3.31 miles

Basking Ridge, Somerset County, NJ

Lord Stirling Park is located in Basking Ridge, NJ, within the western portion of the Great Swamp Basin of the Pass

  • Location

    190 Lord Stirling Road,
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
  • Activities

    Equestrian / HorsebackFishingHikingJogging / RunningWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    County ParksPark (General)Land PreserveScenic Overlook / Waterfalls


Morris Plains Community Park And Community Center 8.29 miles

Morris Plains, Morris County, NJ

This small park in Morris Plains offers baseball fields, playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts, a pool, and

  • Location

    51 Jim Fear Dr,
    Morris Plains, New Jersey 07950
  • Activities

    Playing in the playgroundWalking
  • Parks & Gardens

    Municiple / City ParkPark (General)

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Mountainside Community Pool 6.48 miles

Mountainside, Union County, NJ

The Mountainside Community Pool is a beautiful, barrier-free facility nestled off Mountain Avenue adjacent to Echo