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June
Kayak Eco Tours on Cheesequake Creek
Call for hours and additional details
Fee: $15 per person
Cheesequake State Park
|(732) 566-3208
Explore the salt marsh on a naturalist guided kayak tour on Cheesequake Creek. The program includes all equipment and lesson. Participants must be 14 years of age and up and be in good physical condition.

Double Trouble Village Waking Tours
Call for dates, times and program fees
Double Trouble Village State Historic Site
(732) 341-4098
Individual or group historic village walking tours may be scheduled in advance for most weeks Wednesday through Sunday.  Elementary school and secondary school science and social studies field trips or outreach programs may be arranged.

Guided Manor Tours
Times and dates to be announced
Fee: $7 adults, $5 seniors, $5 students ages 13 to 18, $3 children 6 to 12, children under 6 free plus park entrance fee
Skylands Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-9534
Sponsor: NJBG Skylands Association
Please call for additional information.

June Weekdays
Walt Whitman State Historic Site Educational Programs
FREE
Call for times and dates
Walt Whitman State Historic Site
(856) 964-5383
When asked why he chose Camden as his home, Whitman replied, “Camden was originally an accident, but I shall never be sorry I was left over in Camden, It has brought me blessed returns." Join us for a tour of Walt Whitman's home in Camden on Mickle Street (today's Mickle/Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard). Here we will explore the great writer's last residence, discuss everyday life and share the thoughts of the many visitors who came to see the aging poet in his final years. Admission is free. Call 856-964-5383 for tour times and to schedule a visit.

June 1
Wednesday Wander
10 to 11 a.m.
FREE; pre-registration required, spaces are limited
Voorhees State Park
(908) 638-8572
srravsphspinfo@gmail.com
For children ages 3 to 6 with an adult. Get to know Voorhees while we take a walk in the great oudoors. Each week we will focus on a different nature topic. We will use our five senses to learn about trees, leaves, birds, animal tracks and more. Dress to be outdoors. ADA accessible.

June 2
Open House at the Blackwells Mills Canal House
FREE; donations welcome
D& R Canal State Park
Sponsor: Blackwells Mills Canal House Association
(609) 924-5705
http://bmcha.weebly.com
Join us for an opportunity to socialize and to meet with the volunteers who are responsible for the care and maintenance of this historic site. ADA accessible.

June 4
Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $4 per person, more for special events, kids 2 & younger ride free
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524
Train leaves every half hour, weather permitting
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Civil War Encampment
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $5 per vehicle parking fee
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Join the crowds in watching & participate in military drills, meet President Lincoln & influential military figures, as well as learn about the lives of soldiers & civilians.

Civil War Lantern Tour & David Kinkaid Concert
7 to 9:30 p.m.
Fee: $20/per person, pre-registration required.
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village Inc
(732) 919-3500
Your tour guide will lead you through the Confederate, Union and civilian camps at night.  Enjoy a concert by David Kindaid, an expert in Civil War music.

National Trails Day Celebration
10 a.m.
Fee: Park entrance fee
Cheesequake State Park, Nature Center
(732) 566-3208
Participate in a trial maintenance hike along the trails at Cheesequake. During the 2.5 hour hike we will remove light trash along the trails, starts at the Nature Center. For ages 10 and up. Participants must announce themselves at the Visitor Contact Station.

National Trails Day:  Discover Double Trouble History Hike
10 a.m.
Fee: Adults $6, Children 6-12 $3, under 6 Free
Double Trouble Village State Historic Site
(732) 341-4098
Discover the culture and beauty of the Double Trouble Historic District during this 3 mile hike over mostly flat sandy trails.  Limited to 20 participants. Registration and fee required by 3:00 pm the day before program at the Brendan T. Byrne State Forest office, 609-726-1191.  Payments cannot be accepted at Double Trouble Village.  For directions, visit www.njparksandforests.org.

National Trails Day - Wildflower Walk
1 p.m.
FREE
D&R Canal State Park, Bull's Island Recreation Area
(609) 397-2949
Join the park naturalist along the Natural Area Trail to explore the spring flowers that are abound at Bull's Island.

“Skirmish on the Highway”
Open House 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Program: Skirmish at 1 p.m.
Indian King Tavern Museum
(856)429-6792
Sponsor: Friends of the Indian King Tavern
The doors of the tavern will be open to the public for tours conducted by docents in period attire.  Visit with soldiers of the Revolutionary War to learn more about the fight for independence.  At 1 PM join us on the highway where members of the Continental militia will be confronted by the British.

National Trails Day - Hiking for Health & History
9 a.m. to noon; pre-registration required
Island Beach State Park
Sponsor: NJ Beach Buggy Association & Friends of Island Beach State Park
(732) 262-8311; (707) 636-4277|
turkey.trot2@optimum.net or angelo-sica@friendsofislandbeach.org
Join the NJ Beach Buggy Association and the Friends of Island Beach State Park as we hike for health and history.Volunteers are needed to assist on various trails performing trail maintenance, litter colleciton, sign restoration and/or replacement.

National Trails Day Celebration
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
FREE
Blairstown Airport
Sponsor: Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee
(973) 786-5768
Visit our exhibit at the junction of two former railroad lines and learn about the history of the railroads that used to transport passengers, agricultural products, and iron ore through Sussex and Warren County.

National Trails Day Hike
10 a.m.
FREE
Warbasse Junction Road parking area
Sponsor: Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee
(973) 786-5768
Hike a scenic and tranquil rail-trail while learning about the history of the railroads that used to transport passengers, agricultural products, and iron ore through Sussex and Warren County.

Hike-To-Lunch Tour: Andover Diner
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Fee: $5 (lunch additional); pre-registration required
Kittatinny Valley State Park, Visitor Center
(973) 786-6445
For adults. Celebrate "National Trails Day" with a 4-mile hike along the beautiful Sussex branch Trail. A one hour lunch stop will offer well-desered refreshment midway through the trip.

Long Pond Ironworks Museum and Visitor Center
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE; donations welcome
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
(973) 657-1688
ADA accessible

Light Infantry Living History (Revolutionary War)
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FREE
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Visitor Center grounds
(732) 462-9616
The 17th Regiment of Foot (British) an dthe 40th Light Infantry (British); encampment and drilling and firing demonstrations.

American Rare Breed Conformation Dog Show
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
FREE
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Visitor Center Area
Sponsor: American Rare Breed Association
(732) 462-9616
Show provides breeders an opportunity to have their dogs evaluated. ADA accessible.

A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

Observatory Tour and Telescope Viewing
8:30 to 10:30 p.m.
FREE
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
Sponsor: New Jersey Astronomical Society
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org

Musket Firing Demonstration
2 p.m.
Fee: Park entrance fee
Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center Museum
(609) 737-0623
Join a Park Historian for an interpretive program on the weapons of the American Revolution and their use during the Battle of Trenton followed by a musket firing.

June 5
Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $ per person, more for special even4ts, kids 2 & younger ride free
Allaire State Park, Pne Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524
Train leaves every half hour, weather permitting.

Civil War Encampment
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $5 per vehicle parking fee
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Join the crowds in watching & participate in military drills, meet President Lincoln & influential military figures, as well as learn about the lives of soldiers & civilians.

Bird Watching Walk along the D&R Canal
10 a.m.
FREE; pre-registration required
D&R Canal State Park
Sponsor: D&R Canal Watch
(732) 249-2670 - Barbara & George Dawson
barbaradawsonwriter@yahoo.com
Meet at the historic Van Wickle House off Easton Avenue at the foot of DeMott Lane, Somerset section of Franklin. See an dhear Baltimore and Orchard orioles and other nesting songbirds as we walk along the canal. Partially ADA accessible.

Long Pond Ironworks Museum and Visitor Center
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE; donations welcome
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
(973) 657-1688
ADA accessible

Light Infantry Living History (Revolutionary War)
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FREE
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Visitor Center grounds
(732) 462-9616
The 17th Regiment of Foot (British) an dthe 40th Light Infantry (British); encampment and drilling and firing demonstrations.

American Rare Breed Conformation Dog Show
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
FREE
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Visitor Center Area
Sponsor: American Rare Breed Association
(732) 462-9616
Show provides breeders an opportunity to have their dogs evaluated. ADA accessible.

Walking Tour of the Battlefield
1:30 p.m.
FREE
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Visitor Center
Sponsor: Friends of Monmouth Battlefield
(732) 462-9616
Hike along park trails over bridges, through fields and through woods while learning about events surrounding the Battle of Monmouth. Learn about the significance of the Hedge Row and the Parsonage at the itme of the Battle of Monmouth.

Craig House Open
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Craig House
Sponsor: Friends of Monmouth Battlefield
(732) 462-9616
John and Ann Craig's house is a restored mid-18th century farmhouse and surround crop fields. ADA accessible.

A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

Garden Tours
2 p.m.
Fee: park entrance fee
New Jersey State Botanical Gardens, Ringwood State Park
Sponsor: NJBG Skylands Association
(973) 962-9534
Steady rain cancels, wear sturdy shoes.

Ringwood Manor Historic Grounds and Landscape Tour
2 to 4 p.m.
Fee: Park entrance fee
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
These 2 hour walking tours will take participants around the main property at Ringwood Manor, discussing the historic objects, the planned gardens and landscape features, the out-buildings, and even the cemetery. Historic photos will be shown to the group to give participants an idea of what the site looked like at various times. It is advised that participants wear comfortable walking or hiking shoes, dress appropriately for the weather, and bring bug spray & sun block if necessary. Steady Rain cancels.

Water, Water, Everywhere
10 a.m. to Noon
FEE: park entrance fee, pre-registration recommended
Round Valley Recreation Area, South Parking Lot
(908) 236-6355
First part of event is ADA accessible. Round Valley wouldn't be a recreation area if it weren't for those 55 billion gallons of water. Hike the Water Trail, an easy 2.5 mile loop, and learn about how the reservoir came to be and about the fish that have made it their home

Observatory Tour and Solar Telescope Viewing
2 to 5 p.m.
FREE
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
Sponsor: New Jersey Astronomical Society
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org

Goat Hill Hike
1:30 to 4 p.m.
FREE
Washington Crossing State Park, Nature Center
(609) 737-0609
Meet at Niederer's Pond on Church Road (call for directions). Goat Hill Overlook is a relatively recent state park acquisition. The tract sits on a bluff overlooking the Delaware River in W. Amwell Tp. and boasts commanding views of the Delaware Valley including portions of Lambertville, New Hope and areas north and west into Bucks County, PA. The tract contains extensive hardwood and mixed oak forests, open fields, numerous rock outcrops, a former diabase quarry and hiking trails. We will meet in Washington Crossing at the park pond on Church Road and carpool to the overlook for an exploration hike The terrain will be rugged. Wear hiking shoes and bring water.

June 8
Golf Tournament
1:30 p.m. shotgun start
Fee: $100 per player
Absecon Lighthouse
Sponsor: Absecon Lighthouse
www.abseconlighthouse.org
(609) 449.1360

Wednesday Walkers
8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
FREE
Kittatinny Valley State Park, Visitor Center
(973) 786-6445
For adults. Celebrate spring and start your day off right by stretching your legs, breathing fresh air, and soaking in the beauty of the park in companionship with fellow walkers.

A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

June 9
A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

June 10
A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

June 11
Early Summer Flea Market
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: Park entrance fee
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village, Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Hunt for hidden treasurers amid furniture, books, art work, bottles, knickknacks & so much more. Partially ADA accessible. Rain date June 12.

Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $ per person, more for special even4ts, kids 2 & younger ride free
Allaire State Park, Pne Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524
Train leaves every half hour, weather permitting.

Youth Fishing Challenge
9 a.m.
Fee: park entrance fee; pre-registration required for fishing rods. Program limited to 20 children. No Groups
Cheesequake State Park, Bathhouse Pavilion
(732) 566-3208
Learn the basics of freshwater fishing at Hooks Creek Lake. The program is in conjunction with “Free Fishing days” throughout New Jersey. Participants must announce themselves at Visitor Contact Station. Rain Date June 12

Geocaching for Beginners
11 a.m. to noon
Fee: $10 GPS rental; pre-registration required
Kittatinny Valley State Park, Visitor Center
(973) 786-6445
For adults and children ages 9 & up; partially ADA accessible
Discover how your family can enjoy this worldwide scavenger hunt! An indoor tutorial provides the tools necessary to embark on fun family adventures to find “hidden treasures” along our educational geo-trail!

Bike Ride
11:30 a.m.
FREE
Warbasse Junction Road parking area
Sponsor: Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee
(973) 887-4332
Please bring your bike, helmet, lunch and drink for this scenic rail-trail exploration!

Long Pond Ironworks Museum and Visitor Center
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE; donations welcome
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
(973) 657-1688
ADA accessible

Observatory Tour and Telescope Viewing
8:30 to 10.30 p.m.
FREE
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
Sponsor: New Jersey Astronomical Society
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org

A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

Musket Firing Demonstration
2 p.m.
Fee: Park entrance fee
Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center Museum
(609) 737-0623
Join a Park Historian for an interpretive program on the weapons of the American Revolution and their use during the Battle of Trenton followed by a musket firing.

Spring and Summer Birds of the Park
8:30 a.m. to noon
Fee: park entrance fee
Washington Crossing State Park, Meet at the Nature Center
Sponsor: Washington Crossing Audubon Society (WCAS)
(609) 737-0609
WCAS members will lead this hike in search of birds that nest in the park.

Astronomy Presentation and Star Watch
8 to 11 p.m.
FREE
Wharton State Forest, Batsto Historic Village
Sponsor: willingboro Astornomical Society
(609) 567-4559

Revolutionary Reenactment    
Fee: Park entrance fee
Wharton State Forest, Batsto Historic Village
Sponsor: Batsto Citizens Committee
(609) 561-0024

June 12
Chowder Fest
Call for time
Fee: $15 adults, $7 children ages 4 to 12; includes tower climb
Absecon Lighthouse
(609) 449-1360
http://www.abseconlighthouse.org/
Rain date June 19

Maria Allaire's Wedding & Vow Renewal Service
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (1 p.m. - vow renewals)
Fee: $15 per couple for vow renewals; park entrance fee
Allaire State Park, Historic Village Chapel
Sponsor: Allaire Village, Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Join us in celebrating the marriage of Maria Allaire to Thomas Andrews in 1836 at the chapel. There will be a Vow Renewal Service for couples following reenactment. ADA accessible.

Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $ per person, more for special even4ts, kids 2 & younger ride free
Allaire State Park, Pne Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524
Train leaves every half hour, weather permitting.

Long Pond Ironworks Museum and Visitor Center
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE; donations welcome
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
(973) 657-1688
ADA accessible

Public Walking Tours
Noon & 2 p.m.
Fee: adults $3, children $1
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
Sponsor: Friends of Long Pond Ironworks
(973) 657-1688
ADA accessible upon request.  Please call for more information.

Craig House Open
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Craig House
Sponsor: Friends of Monmouth Battlefield
(732) 462-9616
John and Ann Craig's house is a restored mid-18th century farmhouse and surround crop fields. ADA accessible.

Driving Tour of the Battlefield
1:30 to 3 p.m.
FREE
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Meet at the Visitor Center
Friends of Monmouth Battlefield
(732) 462-9616
Drive to points of interest in a caravan with your own car to visit the site of the American encampments at Ponolopon Bridge the day before the Battle of Monmouth

A Child's LIfe at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

Antiques & Vintage Marketplace at Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Fee: Park entrance fee
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
www.ringwoodmanor.org
Sponsor: JC Events & Ringwood Manor
JC Events comes to Ringwood Manor with their antique & vintage marketplace! Enjoy shopping for your favorite antiques from more than 40 different vendors. Live music, food trucks, and kids crafts and activities will be available. RMZ Antiques will also be giving verbal appraisals during the event. $10 an item, limit 2 items per person. The North Jersey Highlands Historical Society will be selling a variety of vintage and modern history books.

Garden Tours
2 p.m.
Fee: park entrance fee
New Jersey State Botanical Gardens, Ringwood State Park
Sponsor: NJBG Skylands Association
(973) 962-9534
Steady rain cancels, wear sturdy shoes.

Observatory Tour and Solar Telescope Viewing
2 to 5 p.m.
FREE
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
Sponsor: New Jersey Astronomical Society
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org

Compass Basics
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Fee: park entrance fee; advanced registration required
Washington Crossing State Park, Nature Center
(609) 737-0609
Come learn the fundamentals of compass navigation with a protractor compass as you work your way through the park’s compass course with the class; For 8 years and older.

June 15
Wednesday Walkers
8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
FREE
Kittatinny Valley State Park, Visitor Center
(973) 786-6445
For adults. Celebrate spring and start your day off right by stretching your legs, breathing fresh air, and soaking in the beauty of the park in companionship with fellow walkers.

A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

Wednesday Wander
10 to 11 a.m.
FREE; pre-registration required- spaces are limited
Voorhees State Park
(908) 638-8572
srravsphspinfo@gmail.com
ADA accessible. Children ages 3-6 with an Adult. Get to know Voorhees State Park while we take a walk in the great outdoors. Each week we will focus on a different nature topic. We will use our five senses to learn about trees, leaves, birds, animal tracks and more. Dress to be outdoors.

June 16
A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

June 17
A Child's LIfe at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

June 18
Summer Crafter Market & Art in the Park w/Ice Cream Festival
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: Park entrance fee; Vendor spaces $50
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village, Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Craft market showcases local artists as they sell & demonstrate their crafts.

Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $ per person, more for special even4ts, kids 2 & younger ride free
Allaire State Park, Pne Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524
Train leaves every half hour, weather permitting.

History Bike Tour Along the D&R Canal
10 a.m.
FREE; pre-registration required
D&R Canal State Park, Kingston Canal House
Sponsor: Delaware and Raritan Canal Watch
(201) 401-3121 – Bob Barth
bbarth@att.net
Partially ADA accessible. Bring water; helmet required. Bike along the D&R Canal towpath from Kingston to Griggstown and back; 10 miles round trip. Explore and learn about the structures along the canal.

Full Moon Walk
6:30 p.m.
FREE; pre-registration required
D&R Canal State Park, Bulls Island Recreation Area
2185 Daniel Bray Highway, Stockton
(609) 397-2949
Explore nature in the twilight hours ending with views of the Delaware River

Trail Hike
10 a.m.
FREE
Warbasse Junction Rd. parking area
Sponsor: Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee
(973) 786-5768
Hike a scenic and tranquil rail-trail while learning about the history of the railroads that used to transport passengers, agricultural products, and iron ore through Sussex and Warren County.

Family Nature Hike & Potluck Picnic
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
FREE; pre-registration required
Kittatinny Valley State Park, Visitor Center
(973) 786-6445
All ages welcome; partially ADA accessible. Join us for a 1.5-mile guided nature hike, then meetup for a good old-fashioned potluck to celebrate “International Picnic Day” with shared treats.

Long Pond Ironworks Museum and Visitor Center
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE; donations welcome
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
(973) 657-1688
ADA accessible

Battle of Monmouth Weekend
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: Donation of $10 per car
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Visitor Center and surrounding grounds
New Jersey Division of Parks & Forestry and the Friends of Monmouth Battlefield
(732) 462-9616
Annual Reenactment of the Battle of Monmouth. Encampments, Talks, Programs, Tours, Battle Reenactment

A Child's LIfe at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

Observatory Tour and Telescope Viewing
8:30 to 10:30 p.m.
FREE
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
Sponsor: New Jersey Astronomical Society
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org

Musket Firing Demonstration
2 p.m.
Fee: Park entrance fee
Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center Museum
(609) 737-0623
Join a Park Historian for an interpretive program on the weapons of the American Revolution and their use during the Battle of Trenton followed by a musket firing.

June 19
Father's Day - Dads Climb Free
Absecon Lighthouse
(609) 449-1360
http://www.abseconlighthouse.org/

Summer Solstice Full Moon Hike
Last climb at 8:30
Fee: $10 per person, includes snacks and beverages
Absecon Lighthouse
(609) 449-1360
http://www.abseconlighthouse.org/


Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $ per person, more for special even4ts, kids 2 & younger ride free
Allaire State Park, Pne Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524
Train leaves every half hour, weather permitting.

Crab Time Racing
1 p.m.
Fee: park entrance fee
Cheesequake State Park, Bathhouse Pavilion
(732) 566-3208
Learn about the types of species of Crabs that inhabit the park. Discover how to harvest the Blue Claw Crab for table fare. Participate in Fiddler Crab races; open to all ages.

Long Pond Ironworks Museum and Visitor Center
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE; donations welcome
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
(973) 657-1688
ADA accessible

Craig House Open
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Craig House
Sponsor: Friends of Monmouth Battlefield
(732) 462-9616
John and Ann Craig's house is a restored mid-18th century farmhouse and surround crop fields. ADA accessible.

Battle of Monmouth Weekend
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: Donation of $10 per car
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Visitor Center and surrounding grounds
New Jersey Division of Parks & Forestry and the Friends of Monmouth Battlefield
(732) 462-9616
Annual Reenactment of the Battle of Monmouth. Encampments, Talks, Programs, Tours, Battle Reenactment.

Observatory Tour and Solar Telescope Viewing
2 to 5 p.m.
FREE
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
Sponsor: New Jersey Astronomical Society
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org

A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

Ringwood Manor Historic Grounds and Landsape Tour
2 to 4 p.m.
Fee: Park entrance fee
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
These 2 hour walking tours will take participants around the main property at Ringwood Manor, discussing the historic objects, the planned gardens and landscape features, the out-buildings, and even the cemetery. Historic photos will be shown to the group to give participants an idea of what the site looked like at various times. It is advised that participants wear comfortable walking or hiking shoes, dress appropriately for the weather, and bring bug spray & sun block if necessary. Steady Rain cancels.

Garden Tours
2 p.m.
Fee: park entrance fee
New Jersey State Botanical Gardens, Ringwood State Park
Sponsor: NJBG Skylands Association
(973) 962-9534
Steady rain cancels, wear sturdy shoes.

Stream Stomp
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Fee: park entrance fee
Washington Crossing State Park, Nature Center
(609) 737-0609
Take a wet hike through the park’s Steele Run in search of crayfish, salamanders, frogs, fish and a variety of aquatic invertebrates. Note: wear old sneakers or water shoes; be prepared to get wet at least up to the knees; for all ages.

Looking for Swamp Flowers at Martha, Pinelands Hike
11 a.m.
FREE
5 miles
Wharton State Forest, Harrisville Lake
(609) 567-4559
Guided hike; bring water and lunch.

June 21
Yoga Hike
9:30 to 11 a.m.
Fee: $5 Adults; pre-registration required
Kittatinny Valley State Park Visitor Center
(973) 786-6445
For teens & adults. Celebrate “International Day of Yoga” by enjoying the soothing sounds of nature, gentle stretching, and low-impact yoga postures during this beginner hike to help develop strength and flexibility while relaxing the body and quieting the mind.

June 22
Lighthouse Night Climb
7 to 9 p.m.
FREE; donations welcome
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
Sponsor: Friends of Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
www.friendsofbarnegatlighthouse.org
Lighthouse will be open for a full moon night climb and a view from the top.

Wednesday “Mountain Laurel” Walk
FREE; pre-registration requested
Bass River State Forest
(609) 296-1114

Wednesday Walkers
8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
FREE; no pre-registration required
Kittatinny Valley State Park Visitor Center
(973) 786-6445
For adults. Celebrate spring and start your day off right by stretching your legs, breathing fresh air, and soaking in the beauty of the park in companionship with fellow walkers.

A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

Wednesday Wander
10 to 11 a.m.
FREE; pre-registration required – spaces are limited
Voorhees State Park
(908) 638-8572
srravsphspinfo@gmail.com
ADA accessible. Children ages 3-6 with an Adult. Get to know Voorhees State Park while we take a walk in the great outdoors. Each week we will focus on a different nature topic. We will use our five senses to learn about trees, leaves, birds, animal tracks and more. Dress to be outdoors

June 23
A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

June 24
A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

June 25
Speciality Car Show
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fee: Park entrance fee; Space $18 pre-registration; $20 registration day of event
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village, Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Rain date, June 26

Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $ per person, more for special even4ts, kids 2 & younger ride free
Allaire State Park, Pne Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524
Train leaves every half hour, weather permitting.

Pitching to the Past
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: Park entrance fee
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village, Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Cheer on our home team, the Bog Iron Boys, as they take on other historic teams in 19th century baseball.

Campfire and Night Climb
7 p.m.
FREE
Barnegat Ligthhouse State Park
(609) 494-2016
Sponsor: Friends of Barnegat Lighthouse State Park and Ocean County Parks & Recreation
www.friendsofbarnegatlighthouse.org

Video –The Cranberry Industry at Double Trouble
9:30 a.m.
FREE
Double Trouble Village State Historic Site
(732) 341-4098
View the birth and evolution of the cranberry industry at Double Trouble Village from the hand-picked dry to mechanized wet cranberry harvests on this short video compiled from rare film footage.  Video plays in Village Interpretive Center Display Room.  Limited seating.

Long Pond Ironworks Museum and Visitor Center
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE; donations welcome
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
(973) 657-1688
ADA accessible

Battle Commemorative Weekend (Revolutionary War)
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FREE
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Visitor Center area
Friends of Monmouth Battlefield
(732)  462-9616
238th Anniversary of the Battle of Monmouth. The 4th Connecticut Continental Unit’s role in the Battle of Monmouth; presentations and demonstrations

A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
8:30 to 10:30 p.m.
FREE
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
Sponsor: New Jersey Astronomical Society
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org
Dr. Shostak is an enthusiastic participant in the Institute's SETI observing program and chairs the International Academy of Astronautics' SETI Permanent Committee. He is keen on outreach and has written four books on SETI plus more than 400 popular articles on science
 He gives dozens of talks each year and is the host of the weekly science radio show, Big Picture Science

Musket Firing Demonstration
2 p.m.
Fee: Park entrance fee
Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center Museum
(609) 737-0623
Join a Park Historian for an interpretive program on the weapons of the American Revolution and their use during the Battle of Trenton followed by a musket firing.

Canal Day
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
FREE
Waterloo Village State Historic Site
(973) 347-1835
Village will be open for interpretation

June 26
Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $ per person, more for special even4ts, kids 2 & younger ride free
Allaire State Park, Pne Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524
Train leaves every half hour, weather permitting.

Independence Day with School and Temperance Program
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: Park entrance fee
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village, Inc.
(732) 919-3500
The schoolmaster will be holding school lessons for visitors & villagers alike. Participate in a Militia drill & parade. The Declaration of Independence will be read at 1 p.m. at the General Store.

Ice Cream Social featuring the Hobo Band
Call for time and fee
Hancock House State Historic Site
Sponsors:  The Friends of the Hancock House
(856) 935-4373

Long Pond Ironworks Museum and Visitor Center
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE; donations welcome
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
(973) 657-1688
ADA accessible

Craig House Open
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Craig House
Sponsor: Friends of Monmouth Battlefield
(732) 462-9616
John and Ann Craig's house is a restored mid-18th century farmhouse and surround crop fields. ADA accessible.

Battle Commemorative Weekend (Revolutionary War)
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FREE
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Visitor Center area
Friends of Monmouth Battlefield
(732)  462-9616
238th Anniversary of the Battle of Monmouth. The 4th Connecticut Continental Unit’s role in the Battle of Monmouth; presentations and demonstrations.

A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

Ringwood Manor Historic Grounds and Landscape Tour
2 to 4 p.m.
Fee: Park entrance fee
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
These 2 hour walking tours will take participants around the main property at Ringwood Manor, discussing the historic objects, the planned gardens and landscape features, the out-buildings, and even the cemetery. Historic photos will be shown to the group to give participants an idea of what the site looked like at various times. It is advised that participants wear comfortable walking or hiking shoes, dress appropriately for the weather, and bring bug spray & sun block if necessary. Steady Rain cancels.

Garden Tours
2 p.m.
Fee: park entrance fee
New Jersey State Botanical Gardens, Ringwood State Park
Sponsor: NJBG Skylands Association
(973) 962-9534
Steady rain cancels, wear sturdy shoes.

Observatory Tour and Solar Telescope Viewing
2 to 5 p.m.
FREE
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
Sponsor: New Jersey Astronomical Society
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org

June 29
A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

Wednesday Wander
10 to 11 a.m.
FREE; pre-registration required- spaces are limited
Voorhees State Park
(908) 638-8572
srravsphspinfo@gmail.com
ADA accessible. Children ages 3-6 with an Adult. Get to know Voorhees State Park while we take a walk in the great outdoors. Each week we will focus on a different nature topic. We will use our five senses to learn about trees, leaves, birds, animal tracks and more. Dress to be outdoors

June 30
A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
This fun & energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family, the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century. Scavenger hunts are provided on the tour and afterwards, kids are encouraged to try our reproduction 19th century toys! A great tour to introduce younger visitors to the history of the site!

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.(last tour begins at 3 p.m.)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, children 5 and under free
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Only first floor is ADA accessible. Enjoy a guided tour of the summer estate of the Cooper & Hewitt families, wealthy iron industrialists of the Gilded Age. Thirty of the 51 rooms, furnished in the original items of the family, are shown on the tour. Tours last approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

 

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