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New Jersey Monthly Magazine

Feature Stories
Photo by Colin Archer/Agency New Jersey.

Allaire State Park and Historic Village

There is plenty for everyone at Allaire State Park in Farmingdale.

By Lauren Payne

Courtesy of Jonathan Carlucci/NJ Division of Parks and Forestry.

Allamuchy Mountain State Park

Allamuchy Mountain State Park, which spans part of Warren and Sussex counties, offers hiking, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, bicycling, and horseback riding.

By David Caldwell

Courtesy of Jonathan Carlucci/NJ Division of Parks and Forestry.

Cape May Point State Park

Cape May Point State Park, located in fresh and saltwater wetlands in the southernmost tip of the state, hosts some of the most diverse bird varieties on the East Coast.

By Nick DiUlio

Photo by Scott Barrow.

Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park

A 19th-century towpath provides the perfect trail for riverside biking, hiking, and more.

By Ken Schlager

Hacklebarney State Park

Hacklebarney State Park in Long Valley may be small and secluded, but it's the perfect place to escape to nature.

By Drew Anne Scarantino

Courtesy of NJ Division of Parks and Forestry.

High Point State Park

High Point State Park in Sussex County provides one of the most spectacular panoramas in New Jersey for autumn foliage.

By David Caldwell

Photo by Steve Greer.

Island Beach State Park

With summertime crowds departing, Island Beach State Park in Seaside Park is a great place for a little recreational saltwater fishing.

By Lauren Payne

Jenny Jump State Forest

Seven trails allow visitors to explore 11.7 miles of pristine forest land at Jenny Jump State Forest in Hope.

By Drew Anne Scarantino

Photo by Steve Greer.

Liberty State Park

Liberty State Park in Jersey City offers a refuge for urbanites seeking a respite from the bustle of city life.

By Emily Faherty

Courtesy of NJ Division of Parks and Recreation.

Parvin State Park

The diverse woodlands of Parvin State Park, situated on the edge of the Pine Barrens in Pittsgrove, feature more than 200 varieties of flowering plants.

By Nick DiUlio

Rancocas State Park

Rancocas State Park in Burlington County can be enjoyed in many ways, but the two most favored methods are—by canoe or kayak, or guided tour.

By Nick DiUlio

Courtesy of NJ Division of Parks and Forestry.

Ringwood State Park

With the 96-acre New Jersey State Botanical Garden, and the tree-covered Ramapo Mountains serving as a backdrop, Ringwood State Park is the perfect place to wile away autumn hours.

By David Caldwell

Wawayanda State Park

For a chance to see autumn at its best, scale the boulders at Wawayanda State Park.

By David Caldwell

Photo by Steve Greer.

Washington Crossing State Park

Stop by the Nature Center at Washington Crossing State Park in Titusville for environmental exhibits and events, or relive history at the very site where Washington launched his famous surprise attack.

By Emily Faherty

Photo by Steve Greer.

Wharton State Forest

With the Batsto Village, a once-vital ironworks camp, Wharton State Forest offers history as well as nature.

By Nick DiUlio

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