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
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
The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, a lovely 127 acre tract now surrounded by busy highways and office parks was once Whippany Farm. This estate was bequeathed to Morris County in 1969. Currently, the beautiful Colonial Revival mansion serves as headquarter
Grace Lord Park in Boonton is one of our favorite stop offs when exploring the Boonton area. There is a small park, river, small and large waterfall, some hiking trails, and picnic benches to sit back and relax. Certainly worth a visit!
Lord Stirling Park is located in Basking Ridge, NJ, within the western portion of the Great Swamp Basin of the Passaic River. This park is made up of 2 sections: the Lord Stirling Stables, and the Environmental Education Center. Both offer miles of t
Opossum Road Woods is a small tract of open space owned and managed by Montgomery Township. The trail starts at the southern end of the historic Opossum Road Bridge and wanders through floodplain forest along the Bedens Brook.
Parks Lake is a multi-use outdoor park featuring a .7 mile paved walking path. Bicycles and rollerblades are permitted. Dogs are also permitted providing they are leashed and the owners clean up after them.
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.
The Teetertown Preserve's 300+acre property is one of the most significant natural areas in Hunterdon County. The ravine section of the park offers the solitude of a densely wooded area, including a variety of hardwoods, shrubs, and animal life. It a
Some of the most rugged terrain and splendid views of northern New Jersey are found in Worthington State Forest. A rocky and sometimes steep trail follows Dunnfield Creek from the Delaware River to Mount Tammany or hikers may choose to follow the tra