The forested acres of Belleplain include stands of young pine, oak and Atlantic white cedar, reflecting better soil conditions and less damage by fire than found in the Pine Barrens just north of the forest. Belleplain State Forest was established in
The Bergen County Zoo exhibits wildlife from North and South America. You have the unique opportunity to view such rare and unusual species as Baird's Tapirs, Andean Condors, American Alligators, Golden Lion Tamarins, South American Pampas, and many
Birch Grove Campground is open April 1st, until the end of September each year. It includes wooded parking for tents, popups, and even RVs. Their site mentions full hookups are available, but we did not confirm this completely.
Come ride our passenger trains on the Black River & Western Railroad in Flemington & Ringoes, NJ! Family friendly events are offered throughout the year, including the Three Bridges Excursions, Corn Maze trains, and North Pole Express.
The Preserve is traversed by numerous existing hiking trails and sand roads. Recreation opportunities include hiking, mountain biking, birdwatching, nature photography, geo-caching, and environmental education.
With two 18-hole courses, Bluegrass Miniature Golf at Monmouth Park Racetrack is the latest destination for family fun on the Jersey Shore. Play the Haskell Course or test your luck on the Triple Crown Course.
Formerly known as Lebanon State Forest, visitors are greeted by the fresh scent of pines. Today, hikers can follow the sandy trails and roads that crisscross the forest, sometimes passing near the remains of stone or brick structures.