Introduction to New Jersey state parks

Some generalities about New Jersey state parks, known for trails, mountains, etc, then list them out.

Liberty State Park Concrete Balls

Liberty State Park

Park Address: 200 Morris Pesin Dr, Jersey City, NJ 07305

Park Description: The park opened in 1976 to coincide with bicentennial celebrations and is operated and maintained by the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry.

Popular Park Sites and Trails: Central Railroad, Bird Watching and Liberty Science Center.

Liberty State Park Visitors Guide

High Point State Park picnic

High Point State Park

Park Address: 1480 NJ-23, Sussex, NJ 07461

Park Description: Part of the Kittatinny Mountains, the highest point in the state of New Jersey, the aptly named High Point, sits in the northern reaches of the park, at elevation 1,803 feet 

Popular Park Sites and Trails: Lake Marcia, Sawmill Lake, Steenykill Lake and Fishing.

High Point State Park Visitors Guide

Hacklebarney State Park Hiking View

Hacklebarney State Park

Park Address: 119 Hacklebarney Rd, Long Valley, NJ 07853

Park Description: Hacklebarney State Park is a hiking destination year round.

Popular Park Sites and Trails: Black River Trail, Cooper Mill and Schooley's Mountain.

Hacklebarney State Park Visitors Guide

Monmouth Battlefield State Park wooden bridge

Monmouth Battlefield State Park

Park Address: 16 Business Route 33, Manalapan Township, NJ 07726

Park Description: This park preserves the historical battlefield on which the American Revolutionary War's Battle of Monmouth was waged.

Popular Park Sites and Trails: Craig House, Visitor Center, Honorary Statues.

Monmouth Battlefield State Park Visitors Guide

Palisades Interstate State Park Bicycle Ride

Palisades Interstate State Park

Park Address: Alpine, NJ 07620

Park Description: The Palisades are the cliffs on the west bank of the Hudson River across from and continuing north of Manhattan Island.

Popular Park Sites and Trails: Alpine Picnic Area, Shore Trail, Fishing and Guided Tours.

Palisades Interstate State Park Visitors Guide 

Allaire State Park Brick house

Allaire State Park 

Park Address: 4265 Atlantic Ave, Wall Township, NJ 07727

Park Description: The park is known for its restored 19th century ironworksAllaire Village, on the park premises.

Popular Park Sites and Trails: Pine Creek Railroad, Visitor Center and Museum, Nature Interpretive Center.

Allaire State Park Visitors Guide