Stephens State Park

800 Willow Grove St, , Hackettstown, NJ 07840


The Musconetcong River, an excellent freshwater fishing spot, flows over and around boulders through Stephens State Park. An easy walking, but rocky path follows the river with places for picnicking in shaded areas.

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Primary Address:
Directions 800 Willow Grove St,
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
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Activities:

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jogging / Running
  • Mountain Biking
  • Walking

Trails:

  • Flat / Easy
  • Some are challenging
  • Rugged / Rocky

Parks & Gardens:

  • State Park
  • Park (General)
  • Scenic Overlook / Waterfalls


A Brief History

The land for Stephens State Park was given to the State of New Jersey for park purposes in 1937 by Marsena P. and Augustus W. Stephens. This rugged, picturesque area includes nearly a mile of the Musconetcong River.

Trail & Path Info

There are six miles of marked trails at Stephens State Park for walking, hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. The trail surfaces range from flat to steep and rocky.

A 2-mile section of the Highlands Trail runs the length of Stephens State Park.


Trip Ideas

Camping in this area is a great experience, and highly recommended. Especially since the park itself has a family campground.

Hours / Season of Operation

Open daily sunrise to sunset


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