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Below you will find photos and photo galleries taken in and around New Jersey.
In 2007 we visited Grounds For Sculpture for the first time. No matter what your level of art appreciation, this beautiful location wil
We made it out with the little fella to walk the new disc golf course in Allaire State Park yesterday. I did not play but enjoyed the c
After appreciating textures in brown, gray, and white for the past few months, it is a relief to see some bright colors. Every day - ev
In 2009, we visited Kittatinny Valley State Park for the first time. Here are just a few shots of this adventure!
In 2005 (or so), we stopped in to the D&R Canal (Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park), and walked down to the river. We were excited
A quick loop through Soldier Memorial Park (Howell, NJ)
On July 1st, we joined the folks from Adventures in NJ on a hike in the Bear Swamp Natural Area.
While visiting Duke Island, we found the historic Hibernia Mine Railroad Bridge. Here are some photos from that day...
Volunteers with the Mercer chapter of Jersey Off Road Bicycle Association ( S.M.A.R.T. ) worked hard to fix a muddy issue on the blue t
We love visiting Historic Allaire Village, but we have never really stopped into the Pine Creek Railroad to gather a boatload of pictur
In 2007, we camped at Indian Rock Campground in Jackson, New Jersey.
Volunteers took on a big project in Mercer County Park ... to replace a older, work out bridge with a more long term solution.
We love visiting Turkey Swamp Park at any time during the year, but during the fall of 2015, we found a bit more color than we expected
In December of 2014, we visited a fun location in Jackson, NJ called the Forest Resource Education Center. We covered most of the park,
We visit the Forest Resource Education Center in Jackson, NJ for the first time this past winter. Now that summer is here, we headed ba
The fenced in dog area of Hamilton Veterans Park (Mercer County) is a popular stop to let the dogs out to play.
Hamilton Veterans Park is located within Mercer County. This park includes paved and dirt paths, sports areas for tennis/BMX/baseball/e
Each year, Snyders Farm puts on a very fun, family festival at their farm in Somerset. They have activities for the young and old, incl
Located off Lacey Road in Forked River, Argos Farm offers fun adventures throughout the tear. We visited them in October of 2015, while
Argos Farm is located off Lacey Road, in Forked River NJ. They have a beautiful 10,000 sq ft Farm Marketthat is filled with fresh picke
In September of 2015, we visited the Ringoes station of the Black River and Western Railroad.
Black River and Western Railroad - Flemington Station
Photos from the Jazz It Up Wine Festival in Historic Allaire Village -- 2015. Also, a walk around the village trails
In 2008, we met up with New Jersey Trails Association as they worked to fix a few trails in Baldpate Mountain (Mercer County). Here are
In September of 2015, we took a scenic ride on the Black River and Western Railroad. It was like we stepped back to a simpler time.
In 2008, we learned about a nice park called Thompson Grove Park opening in Manalapan Twp. We felt it was up to us and go explore! :)
In 2014, we stopped into one of our favorite parks in central NJ, Environmental Education Center - Somerset County. Though we did not g
In 2009, we learned about a beautiful park in Basking Ridge called Lord Stirling. Their trails are flat, but are simply beautiful. From
In 2009, we stopped by Lord Stirling Stable in Basking Ridge. This location offers great events, programs, special rides and more for p
In 2014, we visited the WILD Outdoor Expo that took place in Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area (New Egypt, Ocean County). This gr
In 2006, the old Thompson Mansion had a large fire that rolled through just about the entire building. Here are a few photos of the
We stopped into Thompson Park in 2005 and had a great time watching the pups play in this very popular dog park.
During a day of exploring in northern NJ, we stopped in to Paterson Great Falls. What a great little park. Can't wait to go back!
We visited this beautify park in Jamesburg/Monroe (Middlesex County) for a walk around their grounds. Was a great day... you should vis
In Animal Haven at Thompson Park in Monroe Township, you will see pigs, goats, an emu, deer, peacocks, turkeys, and many other exciting
A few shots taken on the first official day of Frede Drive Park being open to the public in 2009.
We made a quick stop into Norman J. Sherman Park in Brick, NJ. This small but nice park is great for everyone in the neighborhood!
We visited Windward Beach Park in Brick today, and completely fell in love with this great park!
We had a nice summer afternoon at Monmouth Park Racetrack today, placing a few bets, enjoying some family amusements, and starting off
In May of 2015, we visited Morven Museum & Garden. Their museum was very well put together, and their grounds were simply beautiful. Th
In May of 2015, Morven Museum & Garden invited us out to visit their great property in Princeton, New Jersey. We happily accepted and c
In 2013, we decided to make a trip to a small, but beautiful location called Webb's Mill Bog. The area is full of carnivorous plants, s
When visiting the beach, we stopped into Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area in Manasquan, NJ for a quick walk. This park was very nice,
Over the winter in 2009, we learned about Walking Davidsons Mill Pond Park and decided to stop in for a visit. The park was very nice,
A Fall Walk To Boonton Falls (2014) Coming Soon...
An early spring quick stop in Grace Lord Park... 2009-03-21... Coming Soon...
A few years back, we stopped in to see the Bennet Cabin, found within Riverfront Park (Point Pleasant).
Many times a year, we'll push our kayaks out onto the Manasquan River to explore the Manasquan River Wildlife Management Area. On this
We made a quick stop into Van Saun County Park this winter to see why so many people rave about this park. And we can easily see why! T
Earlier this month, the 9th Division WWII Historical Preservation Society put together a great event at Fort Mott. Through demos, talks
In 2011, stopped by Jenny Jump State Forest for a quick visit. The views are amazing, the camping looks nice, and the whole area is si
Though the end of the 2014 Garden State Velodrome was close to wrapping up, great racing was still a top priority at the velodrome. And
(set 2) Though the end of the 2014 Garden State Velodrome was close to wrapping up, great racing was still a top priority at the velod
Thank you for all that came out and made this event great!
These are the pictures used within a photo walk-through of the 18 hole Disc Golf Course located in Ocean County park (Lakewood, NJ). To
On July 5th, Ocean County Disc Golf Course held their very first tournament on the recently completed 18 hole course. The photos found
In August of 2014, we found Teetertown Preserve in Hunterdon County. While exploring the park, we quickly stopped into the rustic campg
The Teetertown Ravine can be easily viewed by car, heading down the Hollow Brook Rd. It is certainly a pretty drive.
Back in 2009, we visited Bunker Hill Bogs in Jackson, NJ. This smaller park has 1 main trail stretching from one end of the park to the
In 2008 we were visiting a few parks in Monmouth County. One of them included a quick stop into Poricy Park Conservancy in Middletown,
In 2008 we visit Tatum Park in Monmouth County for a 5+ mile hike. The trails were beautiful, the weather was perfect, and we can't wai
Today we visited the Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morris Township for the first time. The gardens, grounds and trails were simply beautif
We visited Oasis Family Farm in Robbinsville, NJ for the first time in April of 2014. It was great to see how much the Farm prides i
We visited Field Station: Dinosaurs in late fall, 2013. This was our first visit and were happy we visited. As you walk the park, you f
During the Bluebird Festival put on by NEST, we stopped by Oakford Lake Park in Plumsted, NJ
Some photos of Volunteer Park in New Egypt, taken May 2014 after a heavy rain.
In 2013, Trips For Kids (JORBA) allowed us to tag along on one of their great rides. Though they bring kids out all around the Garden S
This was the first night of racing in 2014 at the Garden State Velodrome. Though it was a night for practicing and getting our legs bac
As we drove north on Rt 31 in Hopewell, we noticed a sign for the Watershed Reserve. We took a few minute excursion, and was pleasantly
These photos were taken during the spring 2014 open house at the Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead. This event was primarily run by the local his
This video collage contains photos taken during the spring 2014 open house at the Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead. This event was primarily run
Once again, we brought the camera out while taking a lap at the Manasquan Reservoir on our bikes. This 5 mile, crushed rock path is gre
A few years back, we headed out for a nice paddle. Once we got there and were out on the water for a bit, what looked to be a large sto
We Love paddling at the Manasquan Reservoir. We usually head out 10 to 20 times a season, and wish we could go more. Once and a while,
We visited Oasis Family Farm for the first time ever April 19th, 2014. This was during their inaugural Easter Egg Hunt event. There was
In June, 2008, we heard about a great park in Mercer County that had huge boulders, great trails, and a rock field that they call Counc
We have been visiting Breakwater Beach Waterpark for many years now, and can easily say it is one of our favorite waterparks in NJ! Can
We absolutely love Casino Pier in Seaside Heights, and used to visit quiet often. These shots are all from before Sandy came through. W
We visited the stadium in 2013 to watch some other events going on at the track. While there we grabbed a few shots of the track/ stand
We visited Waretown Lake & Recreation Area in March 2014. Though the beach was closed, it certainly looks like it will be a great place
We visited the Northlandz back in 2006, and really had a good time. These photos are of a few dolls, as well as the riding train outsid
We visited the Northlandz back in 2006, and really had a good time. The size of the models / terrain was very impressive. It was tough
On January 26, 2013, Garden State Velodrome Association and Second Life Bikes put on a great roller racing event. These are the photos
Last November, Remote Control Aerial Productions invited us out to enjoy the Sandy Castle in Point Pleasant, NJ before it was taken dow
Back in the fall of 2006, we took some friends out to the Campground in Voorhees State Park. During the trip we hiked the groups, check
Back in the fall of 2006, we took some friends out to the Campground and Observatory in Voorhees State Park. During the trip we hiked t
We visited one of our favorite parks on Feb 8th, 2014.. Cattus island. Our goal was to better understand why the Cooper Environmental C
Friends of Cattus Island (FOCI) put on an event in Cattus Island County Park this past December (12/22/2013) to help collect donations
We put together a short video of all the photos taken during the first annual Ice Bowl at the Disc Golf Course in Ocean County Park. Th
On January 25, 2014, the Ocean County Disc Golf group organized their first annual, PDGA sanctioned, in Ocean County Park.
Back in 2011, we visited Jakes Branch on a VERY cold and windy day. Though we did not get to explore the park, we loved their nature ce
While exploring Central NJ, we found Van Nest Park. Within the park, we found the monument dedicated Orson Wells, and his fake martian
Throughout the warmer months, the Garden State Velodrome (at Wall Raceway) races every Wednesday night. Multiple times a season, they h
We visited Seashore Campsites back in October of 2007. it was a very nice campground at the time, and we have only heard good things ab
We stopped in to Waterloo Village one late afternoon for a nice walk through the village. The pictures you are viewing here are mainly
Bob from NJHeliPhoto.com invited us this evening to visit Cattus Island as the sun went down. This allowed him take some great aerial p
On August 31, 2013, the owner of the Sussex County Sunflower Maze invited us up to cover their great event. This gave us a great opport
A few pictures of Riverfront Park in Point Pleasant, NJ. This great little park is beautiful anytime of the day with its stunning view
We visited West Creek kayak this August when exploring the area for places to go paddling. We can't wait to go back and set up a fun we
Within Deep Cut Gardens, you will find a great garden with seasonal flowers, composting demonstrations, and much more.
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Deep Cut Gardens contains a GREAT greenhouse with plants that are simply amazing. We hope these pictures do it justice.
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Walking around the park is always great.
Please Note: These photos were taken when we visited Deep Cut Gardens in 2008. Many things ma
This was my first time exploring Prospertown Lake. The amount of lily pads, dragonflies, turtles and birds was unexpected. And the view
Some photos taken at the Hardyston Township Sports and Recreation Complex back in 2009.
We were camping in northern NJ one weekend when we noticed a sign on the side of the road called the Gingerbread Castle. We hoped for m
In 2009, some friends headed to Wawayanda State park in Hewitt, NJ. As usual, we had a great time as we explored.
After visiting Monmouth Park Racetrack for a company picnic, we stopped into the Bluegrass Miniature Golf course, found just off the m
Back in 2007, I took a great bikeride through the park. Here are a few shots as i tooled around.
These photos are outdated, now that there is an 18 hole course within the park. Please visit the 18 hole photo walk-through instead.
We were going through some pictures recently and found these taken from a wine festival heald in Waterloo Village in 2004. What a great
We took a short walk through Ocean County park on August evening. We really enjoy this park, and all the amazing trees!
South Jersey Disc Golf and Ocean County Disc Golf have been working hard for many years to get the approval to add an 18 hole, disc gol
Back in 2008, we decided to take a walk around all the trails within Abbott Marsh and Roebling Park. At the time, it was still the Tren
On a chilly spring day, we ventured around the reservoir Brick Reservoir. The short walk is always enjoyable, but sometimes a little wi
Here are some photos from the Garden State Velodrome from July 10th. Though it was a hot and humid night, the racing was fast and fun.
Freekin Creekin took us out before their season even started back in April. Since their store was a little bear, we wanted to come back
We have visited the UTT a few times now. The first was during the opening day ceremony put together by the Monmouth County park System
This weekend JORBA took on a few very large trees behind the tennis courts, and the trails within the far western side of the park. Thi
The trails within Allaire State Park have been closed by the state since Superstorm Sandy rolled through. Though many people feel they
Superstorm Sandy rolled through NJ, affecting homes, roads, the power grid, and much more. Today, JORBA worked to help allow Mercer Cou
Tonight, the Garden State Velodrome had the first GSVA Fall Classic. It was one of their larger events, and hope to make this an annual
Another great race night at the Garden State Velodrome!
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Motor Pacing with the Derny at the Garden State Velodrome!
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Time Trails at the Garden State Velodrome!
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Today JORBA/S.M.A.R.T. worked to clean up a few fallen down trees on the eastern side of the park. First there was a smaller tree with
Today we worked on cleaning up some overgrown trails on the western side of the park. We used weed whackers, cutting tools, and more to
Here are some shots taken while visiting / paddling Forge Pond in Brick, NJ.
We recently took some friends out for a paddle through Forge Pond. Though we have our own kayaks, we needed to rent a few for our guest
Over the last few years, we have visited the park many times. Here are a few nice shots from around the park.
High Point SP has so many very nice trails. We hope that these pictures can show how nice they are.
The High Point State Park monument.. Enjoy!
We took a few friends out in 2007 to paddle out favorite place to kayak in NJ .. Forge Pond and up the Metedeconk.
We took a trip a few years ago to southern NJ. During our exploration, we ran into All Wars Memorial Park.
Some photos of the Lawrence "Bud" Kern Field.
We found this great park back in 2009 while visiting South Jersey.
We found this sports complex back in 2009 on a trip to south Jersey. The fields were all well maintained. But the BMX track was a littl
We had a great time biking Estell Manor a few years back. Can't wait to get back there again.
A few simple shots of this very nice bikeway.
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Here are some shots from our last visit top Estell Manor. What a great park!
On a trip to southern NJ, we found the Atlantic County Bikeway while driving through Egg Harbor. We did not have time to stop and go fo
We visited Tony Canale Park back in 2009 while exploring the area. What a nice park!
Some photos taken of the Stockton College Observatory back in 2009.
Photos taken at Gabriel Memorial Field, 2009.
We stopped by Storybook Land one morning. They had not yet opened for the day, and we could not go in. We hope to get back there again
Here you will find some photos of the Allaire State Park campground.
Not many people know about the trails in Allaire State Park around the group campground. We felt we should share some photos of these.
Fall is a great time to visit Sourland Mountain Preserve for a nice hike through the woods. here are a few shots from our trip!
Another great race night at the Garden State Velodrome! The Derny was out as well!
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Another great race night at the Garden State Velodrome!
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Another great race night at the Garden State Velodrome!
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We always love padding in the Assunpink Wildlife Management Area. The water is nice and warm in the summer. Flowers wrap the lake. Othe
The flora and fauna of the Assunpink Wildlife Management Area are amazing. From large wildflowers, to a few bald eagles that swoop into
We were asked up to The Great Divide Campground to take some new pictures of the campground. We were very surprised to see all the impr
This past weekend we visited Air-Mods Flight School & Service Center at the Trenton-Robbinsville airport. Both my brother and myself to
Cheesequake State Park is one of our favorite parks around. Though the trails are not overly hard, they are a lot of fun! Here are some
In late 2011, the dam / drainage system within Prospertown Lake was damaged because of hurricane Irene. because of this, much of the wa
Here are some shots from a nice paddle we had back in 2005 in Prospertown Lake.
S.M.A.R.T. (a Jersey Off Road Bicycle Association chapter) worked again today within Mercer County Park. Today's volunteers rebuilt a b
Tonight was the first Gold Cup (BAR) Series of the Garden State Velodrome Association in 2012. The racing was great this evening. And w
Within this gallery, we have shared a few pictures of the grounds within the Cape May County Park and Zoo.
The Cape May County Park and Zoo has many types of animals, including reptiles and birds.
Zebras, monkeys, capybara, bear, and many more furry animals can be found within the Cape May County Park and Zoo.
A few years ago we camped at Round Valley Recreation Area. The sites are rustic, and you can only get their via boat or hiking. We deci
The trails in Round Valley are great. The elevation change will kick your butt, no matter if you are hiking, biking, or heading out to
The reservoir is great. The fishing and paddling are both top notch. At the deepest, it is over 160' deep. The water is such a nice col
Here are a few shots from Allaire Campground. You will see the large lots, cabins, and yurts. I did not get a picture of the playground
Another great day for practice at the Garden State Velodrome.
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Here are some photos from our walk in Winding River Park back in the Fall of 2009. It is a nice little park, which a few miles of paved
Here are few shots of a camping trip at the Sawmill Lake Campground that we had back in 2007.
Tillman Ravine is a great short hike . You can park in 2 lots off Tillman Road and walk down the ravine, or park near the Wallpack Ceme
Buttermilk falls is one of the tallest falls in NJ. The falls are at their most dramatic in the spring or after large rainfalls. Though
S.M.A.R.T. (a Jersey Off Road Bicycle Association chapter) rerouted two sections of a trail today within Mercer County park that run be
Here are some pictures taken in Shark River Park.
I stopped by the NJ Velodrome (in Wall Stadium) this evening to check out the first training day of the Garden State Velodrome Associat
A Toms River local mentioned Brown Recreation Area a few years ago. here are a few shots we took when visiting.
We took a trip to the Twin Lights Historic Site this nice summer day. The views are amazing, the lighthouse is fun to climb, it is just
In 2008, we visited Six Mile for a hike. We really enjoy this park and try to make it there once a year.
Each month, JORBA (jorba.org) works on the trails to keep them in great condition. here are a few shots from those days.
Within mercer County Park, you will find many things to do. From biking, to hiking, to kayaking, to crew racing.. it is all here.
The trails throughout Mercer County park are amazing. Here is the proof!
Here are some shots of the wildlife from around Mercer County park. We hope to be adding more soon.
Here you will find some photos taken at the Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook.
This was the first time visiting the Drop Zone Tubing Park, and we really had a great time. We came down the mountain 5 times each (or
Back in 2007, we visited Jungle habit in West Milford, New Jersey. We have wanted to visit here for a Very long time, but it just has n
Today, Jackie and I headed to Atlantic Farms in Manasquan, New Jersey (08736). We were here to feed the animals, as well as pick our pu
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