Swartswood State Park

Swartswood, New Jersey 07877, Sussex County


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Directions Swartswood, New Jersey 07877
Sussex County
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Swartswood State Park At A Glance...

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  • New Jersey Skylands Region Sussex County
  • Activities:
    • Equestrian / Horseback
    • Fishing
    • Hiking
    • Hunting
    • Jogging / Running
    • Paddling - Kayak, Canoe, row boat
    • Playing in the playground
    • Swimming
    Amenities:
    • Bathrooms
    • Beach
    • Boat launch
    • Nature / Environmental Center
    • Picnic / Sitting Area
    • Benches
    • Grills / Firering
    • Picnic shelter(s)
    • Picnic tables
    • Playground
    Camping:
    • 0-0 All Campgrounds and RV parks
    • Tent Camping Available
    Trails:
    • Self Guided / Nature trail
    • Rugged / Rocky
    Park Type:
    • State Parks

About Swartswood State Park

Established in 1914 as New Jersey's first state park, Swartswood State Park is well known for its great fishing and tranquil surroundings. Little Swartswood and Swartswood Lake were formed by glaciers thousands of years ago and are now home to a variety of fish. Both lakes have been the focus of water quality improvement efforts including invasive aquatic weed control and watershed protection.

Facilities/Activities within the park include boating, paddling, kayaking, camping, swimming, hiking, fishing, nature trails, bathrooms.

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