Many activities are allowed within the park. Seasonal hunting/fishing, boating (kayaking/roof top launch plus small electric engines), horseback riding, an RC field and seasonal mountain biking (you can only bike during the warmer months).
Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center was known originally as "Merchiston Farm," the home of William and Martha Brookes Hutcheson from 1911 to 1959. The Center's 100 acres include fields, woodlands and a formal garden designed by Mrs. Hutcheson, one
Crosswicks Creek Park, with Historic Walnford as its centerpiece, is a 1,500+ acre park in Upper Freehold Township. Most of the Crosswicks Creek Park forms a narrow corridor of land around Crosswicks Creek. Another 2,700 acres of surrounding farmland
Dorbrook Recreation Area features 535 acres which include playgrounds, tennis, horseshoes, swimming pools, a Sprayground, an inline rink, basketball, open fields, and 2.4 miles of paved trail for walking, biking, and in-line skating.
Located in Bridgewater Township, Duke Island Park is a site of rich natural beauty which offers varied recreational experiences. Truly an *island* park, it is traversed by the historic Raritan Power Canal. The Somerset County Park Commission acquired
Located along the Manasquan river, Manasquan River Wildlife Management Area is a haven for wildlife from heavily developed surrounding area. It contains hiking and biking trails, as well as hunting over the winter.
Monmouth Battlefield State Park preserves a splendid rural 18th-century landscape of hilly farmland and hedgerows that encompasses miles of hiking and horseback riding trails, picnic areas, a restored Revolutionary War farmhouse and more