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October
Bulls Island Home School Classes
1 p.m. – on the First Tuesday of the Month
Fee:  Varied based on class, contact for more information. Advanced registration required
Bull’s Island Recreation Area
Sponsor: D & R Canal State Park
(609) 924-5705
www.dandrcanal.com
Note:  ADA accessible. Programs will be designed specifically with the needs of home school groups. Topics will include ecology and history lessons appropriate for ages 6-12.

Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Nature and History Interpretive Programs and Tours
Call for dates, topics, and times
Fee:  None, donations welcomed
D & R Canal State Park
(609) 924-5705
www.dandrcanal.com
Note:  ADA accessible

Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Boy and Girl Scout Badge and Patch Programs
Call for arrangements
Fee:  Varied, contact for information
D & R Canal State Park
(609) 924-5705
www.dandrcanal.com
NOTE:  ADA accessible

Double Trouble Village Tours & Hikes
Call for arrangements & program fees
Double Trouble Village State Historic Site
(732) 341-4098
Individual or group historic village tours or hikes of varying mileage may be scheduled most weeks Wednesday through Sunday.  Elementary school and secondary school science and social studies field trips or outreach programs may be arranged.  Boy Scout and Girl Scout  advancement requirements may be met by visiting Double Trouble State Park.

Guided Manor Tours
Noon to 4 p.m.
Fee: $5 adults, $3 seniors, $1 youth, under 6 free
Ringwood State Park, Skylands Manor
Sponsor: NJBG Skylands Association
(973) 962-9534 or please visit www.njbg.org
ADA accessible

October Weekdays
Walt Whitman in Mickle Street
Call for times and dates
FREE
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

October 1
Nature Toddlers
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Fee: $5 per child; pre-registration required
Island Beach State Park, Nature Center
(732) 793-0506 or http://www.conservewildlifenj.org/education/programs/islandbeach/
Age-appropriate hands-on activities, stories, crafts and hikes guide your child’s natural curiosity as we explore the animals and plants of Island Beach State Park. Natural Educators provide an educational hour of fun for you and your young child. Bring sunscreen, drinking water and bug spray.

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

October 2
Fledgling Naturalists - Home Sweet Tree 2
1 to 2:30 p.m.
Fees: $5 per adult/child pair; $3 for additional siblings age 2 to 5
High Point State Park
For 2.5 to 5 year olds and an adult partner. Registration is required 24 hours before the program is scheduled to begin. This fall we’ll explore trees and their roles as homes for wildlife, including bears, raccoons, and owls. Fledgling Naturalist programs are designed to encourage young children’s curiosity, engaging them hands-on in the natural world through outdoor activities, stories, games, and crafts. Please make other arrangements for siblings over the age of five. Fees must be paid in full before the start of the program. Payments can be made over the phone or  in-person at the Park Office, but cannot be accepted at the Interpretive Center. Please call the Park Office at 973-875-4800 to register or for more information.


Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

October 3
An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe
7:30 p.m.
Fee: $15 (advance ticket purchase recommended)
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village Chapel
Sponsor: Allaire Village, Inc.
(732) 919-3500
ADA accessible

Beginner’s Bird Walk
9 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA Accessible

Nature Walk
2 p.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA Accessible

Fledgling Naturalists - Home Sweet Tree 2
10:30 a.m. to noon
Fees: $5 per adult/child pair; $3 for additional siblings age 2 to 5
High Point State Park
For 2.5 to 5 year olds and an adult partner. Registration is required 24 hours before the program is scheduled to begin. This fall we’ll explore trees and their roles as homes for wildlife, including bears, raccoons, and owls. Fledgling Naturalist programs are designed to encourage young children’s curiosity, engaging them hands-on in the natural world through outdoor activities, stories, games, and crafts.
Please make other arrangements for siblings over the age of five. Fees must be paid in full before the start of the program. Payments can be made over the phone or  in-person at the Park Office, but cannot be accepted at the Interpretive Center. Please call the Park Office at 973-875-4800 to register or for more information.

Lusscroft Farm Autumn Barn/Garage Sale
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
FREE
Lusscroft Farm
(973) 875-4800 (High Point Park Office)
Sponsor: Heritage and Agriculture Association
www.lusscroftfarm.com
Two buildings full of home and garden items, toys, furniture, tools, used books, bake sale.  Vendor spaces available; all proceeds benefit the preservation of Lusscroft Farm.

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

Backyard Astronomy
7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
FREE; pre-registration required
Washington Crossing State Park, Nature Center
Sponsor: Amateur Astronomers Association of Princeton
(609) 737-0609
ADA accessible.  Instructor: David W. Letcher, Amateur Astronomers’ Assoc. of Princeton.  This class will acquaint participants with the celestial sphere and its coordinates, sky maps, constellations/asterisms, and the popular objects viewable in our night sky such as planets. Enter the park at the Phillips Farm (group camping) entrance on Bear Tavern Road; ages preteen and adults.

October 4
An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe
7:30 p.m.
Fee: $15 (advance ticket purchase recommended)
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village Chapel
Sponsor: Allaire Village, Inc.
(732)  919-3500
ADA accessible

Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $4 per person, kids 2 & under free
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
(732) 938-5524
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation

Beginner’s Bird Walk
9 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Hawk Banding Demonstration
10 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Nature Walk
11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Changing Times: The Cranberry Industry at Double Trouble
10 a.m.
Fee: Adults and children 12 & up $5, children 6-11 $2, under 6 free; pre-registration and fee required by 3 p.m. the day before program at the Brendan T. Byrne State Forest office, 609-726-1191.  Payments cannot be accepted at Double Trouble Village.
Double Trouble Village State Historic Site
(732) 341-4098
For over a century Double Trouble Village was a thriving company town centered on a growing cranberry industry.  During this walking tour you’ll experience the birth and evolution of Double Trouble Village’s cranberry industry from the hand-picked dry to mechanized wet cranberry harvests and the challenges faced today.

Fall Foliage Bicycle Ride
11 a.m.to 2 p.m.
Fee: Donations appreciated
High Point State Park
Come enjoy the beauty of fall at High Point with the Friends of High Point State Park! Bring your own bicycle (and helmet) for a lovely ride on the loop around Ridge Road and Saw Mill Road. A few short stops will be made along the way to point out things of interest. Bring your own lunch and we will picnic at Saw Mill Lake. On the return, we will walk or ride our bikes along the historical Ayers Trail. We will meet at the Winter Parking Lot at 11 am and should be back around 2 pm.  Call 973-702-0488 for registration and questions.

Kayak Eco Tours
9 a.m. to noon
Fee: $25 per person; pre-registration required
Island Beach State Park, Meet a A-21 Parking Lot
(732) 793-0506 or http://www.conservewildlifenj.org/education/programs/islandbeach/
Let’s get lost in nature: Park Natural Educators will provide an aquatic ecological experience for those interested in learning more about one of the largest estuaries in NJ. Learn all about the many functions of the bay, including the marine life, plants, birds, and geology of the area. All equipment including tandem kayaks, paddles, and PFD’s are provided. Ages 14 years and older.

Fall Foliage Hike
10 a.m.
FREE
Kittatinny Valley State Prk, Warbasse Junction
(973) 786-5768
Sponsor: Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee
Come hike a scenic rail-trail amongst the brilliant autumnal colors, and learn about the history of the railroads that used to run through Sussex County.

Long Pond Ironworks Museum and Visitor Center
1 to 4 p.m.
Fee: Donations welcome
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
Sponsor: Friends of Long Pond Ironworks
(973) 657-1688
ADA accessible

Lusscroft Farm Autumn Barn/Garage Sale
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
FREE
Lusscroft Farm
(973) 875-4800 (High Point Park Office)
Sponsor: Heritage and Agriculture Association
www.lusscroftfarm.com
Two buildings full of home and garden items, toys, furniture, tools, used books, bake sale.  Vendor spaces available; all proceeds benefit the preservation of Lusscroft Farm.

Rare Breed Dog Show
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FREE
Monmouth Battlefield State Park
(732) 462-9616
Sponsor: American Rare Breed Association
To be held east of the Visitor Center; ADA accessible

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

RMAA 49th Annual Fall open Juried Exhibition
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor, Barn Gallery
(973) 962-2252
Sponsor: Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts
ADA accessible

Harvest Festival
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
FREE
Ringwood State Park, New Jersey State Botanical Garden
Sponsor: NJBG Skylands Association
(973) 962-9534 or please visit www.njbg,org 
ADA accessible

A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

Reservoir Bird Walk
8:30 a.m.
FREE
Spruce Run Recreation Area, Tower Parking Lot (2nd Right)
Sponsor: Hunterdon Bird Club
(908) 638-8572
Find us on Facebook “Hunterdon Bird Club”
Come and view various birds that make their habitat at Spruce Run Reservoir

Public Hours for Telescope Viewing
8:30 to 10:30 p.m.
FREE; donations accepted
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org
Limited ADA accessibility

Musket Firing Demonstration
2 p.m.
Free: $1 per person
Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center Museum
(609) 737-0623
Note: ADA accessible

Bike Hike
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
FREE; ages preteen and adults - advance registration required
Washington Crossing State Park, Nature Center
(609) 737-0609
Meet at the Nelson House call for directions.  Take a guided bicycle ride up the Delaware & Raritan Canal Towpath toward the Lambertville wing dam (approx. 13 mile round trip)

October 5
Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $4 per person, kids 2 & under free
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524

Allaire 5K Run
8 a.m. to noon
Allaire State Park
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Atsion Day Flea Market
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Atsion Recreation Area
Sponsor:  Indian Mills Historical Society
(609) 351-0073

Bassman Fall Thriathlon/Duathlon
7 a.m.
Fee:  Call for cost and registration information
Bass River State Forest, Lake Absegami Beach Complex
Sponsor: City Tri Racing, Inc.
(347) 276-7523 or www.Citytri.com

Beginner’s Bird Walk
9 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
Sponsor: Cape May Point State Park
ADA accessible

Hawk Banding Demonstration
10 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Nature Walk
11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Autumn Park Scavenger Hunt
1 to 3 p.m.
FREE
High Point State Park
For all ages. Team up with Family and Friends to search High Point State Park for natural and historic facts and artifacts. Suitable for all ages ‘ this scavenger hunt can be difficult or easy as you make it, and resourcefulness and creativity will count in this friendly competition. Meet at the Interpretive Center.

Long Pond Ironworks Museum and Visitor Center
1 to 4 p.m.
Fee: Donations welcome
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
Sponsor: Friends of Long Pond Ironworks
(973) 657-1688
ADA accessible

Lusscroft Farm Autumn Leaves Hike
2 to 3:30 p.m.
FREE (donations appreciated)
Lusscroft Farm
(973) 875-4800 (High Point Park Office)
Sponsor: Heritage and Agriculture Association
For more information go to www.lusscroftfarm.com

Battlefield Walking Tour
1:30 p.m.
FREE
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Visitor Center
Sponsor:  Friends of Monmouth Battlefield
(732) 462-9616
Note: Walking tour of the battlefield, meet at the Visitor Center

Craig House & Gift Shop Open
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Monmouth Battlefield State Park
(732) 462-9616
ADA accessible

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

RMAA 49th Annual Fall open Juried Exhibition
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor, Barn Gallery
(973) 962-2252
Sponsor: Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts
ADA accessible

Harvest Festival
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
FREE
Ringwood State Park, New Jersey State Botanical Garden
Sponsor: NJBG Skylands Association
(973) 962-9534 or please visit www.njbg,org 
ADA accessible

A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

Ringwood Manor Historic Grounds and Landscape Tour
2 to 4 p.m.
FREE
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.

Public Hours for Solar Viewing
2 to 5 p.m.
FREE; donations accepted
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org
Limited ADA accessibility

October 7
Sunset Paddle/Birding by Kayak
4 to 7 p.m.
Fee: $25 per person; pre-registration required
Island Beach State Park, Meet at A-21 parking lot
(732) 793-0506 or http://www.conservewildlifenj.org/education/programs/islandbeach/
Join Park natural Educators for a peaceful evening paddle through the Sedge Islands, while watching the sunset over Barnegat Bay. Discover the diversity of birds that inhabit Island Beach State Park in the fall as well as migratory patterns and species. Dusk is peak time for viewing wildlife including herons, egrets and foxes! Bring sunscreen, drinking water, and bug spray. All equipment, including tandem kayaks, paddles, and PFD’s are provided. Ages 14 years and older.          

October 8
Nature Toddlers
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
$5 per child
Island Beach State Park, Nature Center
Age-appropriate hands-on activities, stories, crafts and hikes guide your child’s natural curiosity as we explore the animals and plants of Island Beach State Park. Natural Educators provide an educational hour of fun for you and your young child. Bring sunscreen, drinking water and bug spray.

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

RMAA 49th Annual Fall open Juried Exhibition
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor, Barn Gallery
(973) 962-2252
Sponsor: Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts
ADA accessible

Geology of Round Valley - Round Valley straddles the Highlands and Piedmont provinces
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Fee:  $ 2 for ages six and above; preregistration recommended
Round Valley Recreation Area, South Parking Lot
(908) 236-6355
Note: Take a short hike on two of our trails, discover the differences, and maybe find a piece of iron.

October 9
Fledgling Naturalists - Home Sweet Tree 3
1 to 2:30 p.m.
Fees: $5 per adult/child pair; $3 for additional siblings age 2 to 5
High Point State Park
For 2.5 to 5 year olds and an adult partner. Registration is required 24 hours before the program is scheduled to begin. This fall we’ll explore trees and their roles as homes for wildlife, including bears, raccoons, and owls. Fledgling Naturalist programs are designed to encourage young children’s curiosity, engaging them hands-on in the natural world through outdoor activities, stories, games, and crafts.
Please make other arrangements for siblings over the age of five. Fees must be paid in full before the start of the program. Payments can be made over the phone or  in-person at the Park Office, but cannot be accepted at the Interpretive Center. Please call the Park Office at 973-875-4800 to register or for more information.

Intermediate Surf Fishing Clinic
2 to 6:30 p.m.
Fee: $25 per person; pre-registration required
Island Beach State Park, Interpretive Center
(732) 793-0506 or http://www.conservewildlifenj.org/education/programs/islandbeach/
Visitors will be introduced to new techniques for catching the big one! We will describe how to read the water, advanced knot typing, the use of different bait presentations, lure presentations and what to do when the monster takes the hook. Those interested should have some basic understanding of casting, coastal safety and be ready for adverse weather conditions. Registered adults must accompany minors, which can be no younger than 10 years of age.

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

October 10
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: An Interactive Adaptation of the classic ghost story
7:30 p.m.
Fee: $15 (advance ticket purchase recommended)
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village Chapel
Sponsor: Allaire Village, Inc.
(732) 919-3500
ADA accessible

Haunted Halloween Express
7:30 to 9:30 p.m., every half hour
Fee: $7.50 (advance ticket purchase recommended)
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524
Spooky nighttime ride through the haunted woods of Allaire State Park

Volunteer Native Planting
Time: to be announced
FREE; preregistration required
Bull’s Island Recreation Area, Route 29, Stockton
Sponsor: Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park
(609) 397-2949
Bring your gloves and shovels to help replant beautiful native plants in the Bull’s Island
Natural Area

Beginner’s Bird Walk
9 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Bird Rescue Program
1 p.m.
Cheesequake State Park, Nature Center
(732) 566-3208
Meet at the Nature Center for a discussion on bird rescue. During the program participants can enjoy the rescue birds for viewing at the Center; ADA accessible.

Fledgling Naturalists - Home Sweet Tree 3
10:30 a.m. to noon
Fees: $5 per adult/child pair; $3 for additional siblings age 2 to 5
High Point State Park
For 2.5 to 5 year olds and an adult partner. Registration is required 24 hours before the program is scheduled to begin. This fall we’ll explore trees and their roles as homes for wildlife, including bears, raccoons, and owls. Fledgling Naturalist programs are designed to encourage young children’s curiosity, engaging them hands-on in the natural world through outdoor activities, stories, games, and crafts.
Please make other arrangements for siblings over the age of five. Fees must be paid in full before the start of the program. Payments can be made over the phone or  in-person at the Park Office, but cannot be accepted at the Interpretive Center. Please call the Park Office at 973-875-4800 to register or for more information.

Rare Breed Dog Show
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FREE
Monmouth Battlefield State Park
(732) 462-9616
Sponsor: American Rare Breed Association
To be held east of the Visitor Center; ADA accessible

Nature Walk
2 p.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

Telescopes for Amateurs
7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
FREE; ages preteen and adult – advanced registration required
Washington Crossing State, Park Nature Center
Sponsor: Amateur Astronomers Assoc. of Princeton
(609) 737-0609
Instructor: David W. Letcher, Amateur Astronomers’ Assoc. of Princeton. This session will trace the historical development of the telescope. We will also describe the types of telescopes and eyepieces used by amateurs as well as their important properties such as aperture, focal ratio, magnification, and telescope mounts. The use of binoculars will be described  Mention will be made as to which type of telescope is most useful for observing the sun, moon, and planets, as well as stars and star clusters, and deep-sky objects like nebulae and galaxies. Enter the park at the Phillips Farm (group camping) entrance on Bear Tavern Road. Meet at Nature Center; ADA accessible.

October  11
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: An Interactive Adaptation of the classic ghost story
7:30 p.m.
Fee: $15 (advance ticket purchase recommended)
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village Chapel
Sponsor: Allaire Village, Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Note:  ADA accessible

Haunted Halloween Express
7:30 to 9:30 p.m., every half hour
Fee: $7.50 (advance ticket purchase recommended)
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524
Spooky nighttime ride through the haunted woods of Allaire State Park

Fall Flea Market
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Admission - $1/Adult – Under 12 Free
$25 Vendor Spaces (must be pre-registered)
Allaire State Park
Sponsor: Allaire Village, Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Rain date October 12th

Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $4 per person, kids 2 & under free
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524

Beginner’s Bird Walk
9 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Hawk Banding Demonstration
10 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Nature Walk
11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
NOTE: ADA Accessible

Alpaca Demonstration
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: None, donations welcome
D & R Canal State Park
Sponsor:  Blackwells Mills Canal House Association
Blackwells Mills Canal House (598 Canal Road, Somerset)
(732) 873-2133
Partially ADA accessible. Patricia Flanagan of Swallow Hill Farm in Hillsborough, NJ will show how wools is processed from the alpacas to finished products. There will be an
Alpaca on site.

Nature From A to Z: Mountaintop Edition
11 a.m. to noon
FREE
High Point State Park
Families with children ages five to ten. After a quick review of the alphabet, we’ll explore the top of Kittatinny Mountain around the Monument searching for natural items that correspond to the letters of the alphabet. “A” is for acorn. What will we find for “Z”? Meet on the steps to the Monument Plaza

Kayak Eco Tours
9 a.m. to noon
Fee: $25 per person; pre-registration required
Island Beach State Park, Meet a A-21 Parking Lot
(732) 793-0506 or http://www.conservewildlifenj.org/education/programs/islandbeach/
Let’s get lost in nature: Park Natural Educators will provide an aquatic ecological experience for those interested in learning more about one of the largest estuaries in NJ. Learn all about the many functions of the bay, including the marine life, plants, birds, and geology of the area. All equipment including tandem kayaks, paddles, and PFD’s are provided. Ages 14 years and older.

Long Pond Ironworks Museum and Visitor Center
1 to 4 p.m.
Fee: Donations welcome
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
Sponsor: Friends of Long Pond Ironworks
(973) 657-1688
ADA accessible

Public Tours
1 to 4 p.m.
Fee: adults $3, youth $1
Long Pond Ironworks State Park, Country Store
Sponsor: Friends of Long Pond Ironworks
(973) 657-1688
Call for more information

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

RMAA 49th Annual Fall open Juried Exhibition
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor, Barn Gallery
(973) 962-2252
Sponsor: Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts
ADA accessible

Who Makes the Trails?
1 p.m.
FREE
Ringwood State Park, New Jersey State Botanical Garden, Carriage House
Sponsor: NJBG Skylands Association, New York New Jersey Trail Conference

A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

Young Astronomer’s Program
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Fee: None; donations accepted – registration required
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org
Limited ADA accessibility; hands-on activities

Public Hours for Telescope Viewing
8:30 to 10:30 p.m.
FREE; donations accepted
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org
Limited ADA accessibility

Weekend Journey Through the Past
Noon to 5 p.m.
FREE; reservation required - space is limited
Wallace House and Old Dutch Parsonage
Co-Sponsor: Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission
(908) 725-1015
Costumed tours of the historic homes, possibly including cooking, and firearms demonstration. This program is to stimulate heritage tourism and awareness; ADA accessible.

Meet John Hancock performed by Stan Saperstein
1 p.m.
FREE
Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center Museum
(609) 737-0623
Note: ADA accessible

Beyond the Barrens: A Pinelands Speaker Series
1 to 2 p.m.
Fee: $2 per person
Wharton State Forest, Batsto Auditorium
$2.00 per person
The Real Story of the Jersey Devil with Brian Regal

Primitive Technologies Weekend
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
FREE; all ages
Washington Crossing State, Park Nature Center
(609) 737-0609
Archaeologists, flint knappers, and primitive technologists from throughout the region will be on hand demonstrating and discussing a variety of primitive skills that local Native Americans and indigenous people from throughout the world practiced in prehistoric times. Demonstrations will be ongoing throughout both Saturday and Sunday afternoons; ADA accessible.

October 12
Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $4 per person, kids 2 & under free
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524

19th Century All Hallows Eve
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $5 per person (Under 6 free)
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village, Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Free pumpkins (limited sty). Costume parade w/prizes for children under 12.

Annual LBI Commemorative 18-mile Run
10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fee: $27
Finish Line at Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
Sponsor: St. Francis Community Center
(609) 494-8861 ext. 105
ADA accessible

Beginner’s Bird Walk
9 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Hawk Banding Demonstration
10 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Nature Walk
11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Alpaca Demonstration
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FREE;, donations welcome
D & R Canal State Park
Sponsor:  Blackwells Mills Canal House Association
Blackwells Mills Canal House (598 Canal Road, Somerset)
(732) 873-2133
Patricia Flanagan of Swallow Hill Farm in Hillsborough, NJ will show how wools is processed from the alpacas to finished products. There will be an alpaca on site; partially ADA accessible.

Weaving with Nature
1 p.m.
Fee: $ 1 per person
Cheesequake State Park, Nature Center
(732) 566-3208
Weave with marsh plants and sticks. (materials supplied) Bring a scissor. Limited to first 20 participants. 10 years+. No reservation needed, first come/first served; ADA accessible.

Intermediate Surf Fishing Clinic
2 to 6:30 p.m.
Fee: $25 per person; pre-registration required
Island Beach State Park, Interpretive Center
(732) 793-0506 or http://www.conservewildlifenj.org/education/programs/islandbeach/
Visitors will be introduced to new techniques for catching the big one! We will describe how to read the water, advanced knot typing, the use of different bait presentations, lure presentations and what to do when the monster takes the hook. Those interested should have some basic understanding of casting, coastal safety and be ready for adverse weather conditions. Registered adults must accompany minors, which can be no younger than 10 years of age.

Long Pond Ironworks Museum and Visitor Center
1 to 4 p.m.
Fee: Donations welcome
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
Sponsor: Friends of Long Pond Ironworks
(973) 657-1688
ADA accessible

Craig House & Gift Shop Open
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Monmouth Battlefield State Park
(732) 462-9616
ADA accessible

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.
FREE
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.

RMAA 49th Annual Fall open Juried Exhibition
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor, Barn Gallery
(973) 962-2252
Sponsor: Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts
ADA accessible

A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

Public Hours for Solar Viewing
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
FREE; donations accepted
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org
Limited ADA accessibility

Weekend Journey Through the Past
Noon to 5 p.m.
FREE; reservation required - space is limited
Wallace House and Old Dutch Parsonage
Co-Sponsor: Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission
(908) 725-1015
Costumed tours of the historic homes, possibly including cooking, and firearms demonstration. This program is to stimulate heritage tourism and awareness; ADA accessible.

Primitive Technologies Weekend
Noon to  4:30 p.m.
FREE; all ages
Washington Crossing State Park, Nature Center
(609) 737-0609
Archaeologists, flint knappers, and primitive technologists from throughout the region will be on hand demonstrating and discussing a variety of primitive skills that local Native Americans and indigenous people from throughout the world practiced in prehistoric times. Demonstrations will be ongoing throughout both Saturday and Sunday afternoons; ADA accessible.

Batsto Village: Jewel of the Pines
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE
Batsto Visitor Center, Wharton State Forest
(609) 561-0024
Book Signing with author Barbara Solem; copies of the book will be available for purchase

October 15
Nature Toddlers
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
$5 per child
Island Beach State Park, Nature Center
Age-appropriate hands-on activities, stories, crafts and hikes guide your child’s natural curiosity as we explore the animals and plants of Island Beach State Park. Natural Educators provide an educational hour of fun for you and your young child.
Bring sunscreen, drinking water and bug spray.

RMAA 49th Annual Fall open Juried Exhibition
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor, Barn Gallery
(973) 962-2252
Sponsor: Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts
ADA accessible

October 16
Fledgling Naturalists - Home Sweet Tree 4

1 to 2:30 p.m.
Fees: $5.00 per adult/child pair. $3.00 for additional siblings age 2 to 5
High Point State Park
For 2.5 to 5 year olds and an adult partner. Registration is required 24 hours before the program is scheduled to begin. This fall we’ll explore trees and their roles as homes for wildlife, including bears, raccoons, and owls. Fledgling Naturalist programs are designed to encourage young children’s curiosity, engaging them hands-on in the natural world through outdoor activities, stories, games, and crafts.
Please make other arrangements for siblings over the age of five. Fees must be paid in full before the start of the program. Payments can be made over the phone or  in-person at the Park Office, but cannot be accepted at the Interpretive Center. Please call the Park Office at 973-875-4800 to register or for more information.

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

October 17
Halloween Hayride
6 to 9:30 p.m.
Fee: $15 per adult/ $10 children under 12 (advance ticket purchase recommended)
Call for group rates of 25 or more
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village, Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Rain date October 26 (Sun)

Haunted Halloween Express
7:30 to 9:30p.m., every half hour
Fee:  $7.50 (advance ticket purchase recommended)
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524
Spooky nighttime ride through the haunted woods of Allaire State Park.

Beginner’s Bird Walk
9 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
Sponsor: Cape May Point State Park
ADA accessible

Nature Walk
2 p.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Fledgling Naturalists - Home Sweet Tree 4
10:30 a.m. to noon
Fees: $5.00 per adult/child pair. $3.00 for additional siblings age 2 to 5
High Point State Park
For 2.5 to 5 year olds and an adult partner. Registration is required 24 hours before the program is scheduled to begin. This fall we’ll explore trees and their roles as homes for wildlife, including bears, raccoons, and owls. Fledgling Naturalist programs are designed to encourage young children’s curiosity, engaging them hands-on in the natural world through outdoor activities, stories, games, and crafts.
Please make other arrangements for siblings over the age of five. Fees must be paid in full before the start of the program. Payments can be made over the phone or  in-person at the Park Office, but cannot be accepted at the Interpretive Center. Please call the Park Office at 973-875-4800 to register or for more information.

Homeschool Naturalists - Seasonal Changes
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Fees: $5 per child; must be accompanied by an adult
High Point State Park
For six to ten year-olds in first through fifth grades with some ability to read and write. Registration is required 24 hours before the program is scheduled to begin. Nature is never static, and fall is a fun time to observe the many seasonal changes taking place. This month we’ll exercise our senses and explore the sign-posts of the changing season. These hands-on activities provide homeschoolers with opportunities to explore the natural world and interact with their peers. Suggestions for further study and resources will be provided. Fees must be paid in full before the start of the program. Payments can be made over the phone or  in-person at the Park Office, but cannot be accepted at the Interpretive Center. Please call the Park Office at 973-875-4800 to register or for more information.

Yoga on the Mountain
5:30 to 7 p.m.
Fee: Donations appreciated
High Point State Park
Come enjoy the view while relaxing your mind and body. No experience necessary, but you’ll want to bring a yoga mat. Registration is recommended - call 973-702-0488. Sponsored by the Friends of High Point State Park.  Suggested Donation: $5.00. Proceeds support future Yoga on the Mountain Programs and other Friends of High Point programs and events.
Sponsor: Friends of High Point State Park

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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 Solar System
7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
FREE; ages preteen and adults -advanced registration required
Washington Crossing Park, Nature Center
Sponsor: Amateur Astronomers Assoc of Princeton
(609) 737-0609
Instructor: David W. Letcher, Amateur Astronomers’ Assoc. of Princeton. This class will describe the objects found in the solar system. These include the sun, the planets and their moons, asteroids, comets, and meteoroids. Eclipses, both lunar and solar will be explained and described. Enter the park at the Phillips Farm (group camping) entrance on Bear Tavern Road; ADA accessible.

Astronomy Presentation and Star Watch
6:30 to 10  p.m.
FREE
Atsion Office Field, Wharton State Forest
Sponsor: Willingboro Astronomical Society
(609) 567-4559
Rain date: October 18th

October 18
Halloween Hayride
6 to 9:30 p.m.
Fee: $15 per adult/ $10 children under 12 (advance ticket purchase recommended)
Call for group rates of 25 or more
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village, Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Rain date October 26 (Sun)

Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $4 per person, kids 2 & under free
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524

Haunted Halloween Express
7:30 to 9:30p.m., every half hour
Fee:  $7.50 (advance ticket purchase recommended)
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524
Spooky nighttime ride through the haunted woods of Allaire State Park.

NJ Lighthouse Challenge
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
FREE
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
Sponsor: Friends of Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
www.friendsofbarnegatlighthouse.org

Dog Hike
10 a.m.
FREE; pre-registration requested (15 people max)
Bass River State Forest
(609) 296-6574 (hike leader)
About 3-5 miles on flat ground, moderate pace.  Bring drink and lunch, heavy rain cancels.  Call hike leader for directions and information. 

Beginner’s Bird Walk
9 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA Accessible

Hawk Banding Demonstration
10 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA Accessible

Nature Walk
11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Canal Fest
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
FREE;  donations welcome
D & R Canal State Park, East Millstone Community Park, Market Street, East Millstone
Sponsor:  Franklin Township Food Bank
(732) 873-5837
Canal Fest is a family-friendly afternoon that celebrates the history of the D&R Canal in the Millstone Valley and area community. There will be food, arts & crafts, local vendors, live music, canoeing, and opportunities to learn more about the history of the area.

National Archaeology Day
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
FREE
ADA Accessible
Children Open Hearth Cooking Workshop
10 am- Pending facility availability
Fee: $5; pre-registration required
Hancock House State Historic Site
Sponsors: Friends of the Hancock House Inc. and Hancock House State Historic Site
(856) 935-4373 or 856-935-4221
Partially ADA accessible

20-mile Full Trail Hike
Call for time & location
FREE
Kittatinny Valley State Park, Sussex Branch Trail         
Sponsor: Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee
(201) 274-9805 
Hike the entire length of the Sussex Branch Trail while marveling at the natural and cultural history along the way. Weather permitting, over by nightfall.

Bike Ride
11:30 a.m.
FREE
Kittatinny Valley State Park, Warbasse Junction
Sponsor: Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee
(973) 887-4332 or paul_rottmann@hotmail.com
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.
Fee: Donations welcome
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
Sponsor: Friends of Long Pond Ironworks
(973) 657-1688
ADA accessible

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

RMAA 49th Annual Fall open Juried Exhibition
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor, Barn Gallery
(973) 962-2252
Sponsor: Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts
ADA accessible

Enchanted Evening Tours: Echoes of Ringwood Manor's Past
Tours at 7 and 8 p.m.
Fee: $20 donation per person; Tickets must be purchased through website: www.ringwoodmanor.org
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
Sponsor:  North Jersey Highlands Historical Society
(973) 962-2240
This guided tour take visitors through Ringwood Manor and down to its historic cemetery at night while the lore and legends associated with the site are explained. Note: Groups limited to 20 people per tour. Tickets must be purchased in advance through the web address provided above. For more information, visit www.ringwoodmanor.com

Daffodil Planting
10 a.m.
FREE
Ringwood State Park, New Jersey State Botanical Garden
Sponsor: NJBG Skylands Association
(973) 962-9534 or please visit www.njbg.org

A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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!

Lighthouse Challenge
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
FREE; this is a two-day event featuring the lighthouses of New Jersey
Twin Lights State Historic Site
(732) 872-1814
Sponsor: Friends of Twin Lights
ADA Accessible

Public Hours for Telescope Viewing
8:30 to 10:30p.m.
FREE; donations accepted
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org
Limited ADA accessibility

Musket Firing Demonstration
2 p.m.
Fee: $1 per person
Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center Museum
(609) 737-0623
ADA accessible

Pinelands Fall Colors Hike
10:30 a.m.
FREE
Wharton State forest
(609) 567-4559
Guided hike; bring water, bring lunch.

October 19
Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $4 per person, kids 2 & under free
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
(732) 938-5524
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation

NJ Lighthouse Challenge
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
FREE
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
Sponsor: Friends of Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
www.friendsofbarnegatlighthouse.org

Beginner’s Bird Walk
9 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
ADA Accessible

Hawk Banding Demonstration
10 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Nature Walk
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Drum Circle at the Park
1 p.m.
FREE; all ages
Cheesequake State Park, Nature Center
(732) 566-3208
Enjoy an afternoon of drumming to the beat of the Park at the Nature Center with the Sikoras of joyofmusic.com. Chairs and drums provided or bring your own hand held drum; ADA accessible

Long Pond Ironworks Museum and Visitor Center
1 to 4 p.m.
Fee: Donations welcome
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
Sponsor: Friends of Long Pond Ironworks
(973) 657-1688
ADA accessible

Craig House & Gift Shop Open
1 to 4 p.m.
Monmouth Battlefield State Park
(732) 462-9616
Note:  ADA accessible. The Craig House and Gift Shop are open on Sunday’s only

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

RMAA 49th Annual Fall open Juried Exhibition
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor, Barn Gallery
(973) 962-2252
Sponsor: Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts
ADA accessible

A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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!

Ringwood Manor Historic Grounds and Landscape Tour
2 to 4 p.m.
FREE
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.

Family Woodland Hike
1 p.m.
FREE
Ringwood State Park, New Jersey State Botanical Garden
Sponsor: NJBG Skylands Association
(973) 962-9534 or please visit www.njbg.org

Bird Walk
9 to 11a.m.
FREE
Round Valley Recreation Area, South Parking Lot
(908) 236-6355
Join NJ Audubon Society members, on 3\4 mile flat trail loop where you could see a Downy Wood pecker or Bald Eagle. Then take a short drive to the swimming pond where abundant waterfowl enjoy the early spring serenity. If you have a field guide and binoculars we suggest you bring them.

Lighthouse Challenge
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
FREE; this is a two-day event featuring the lighthouses of New Jersey
Twin Lights State Historic Site
(732) 872-1814
Sponsor: State Park Service and Friends of Twin Lights
ADA accessible

Public Hours for Solar Viewing
2 to 5 p.m.
FREE; donations accepted
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org
Limited ADA accessibility

Country Living Fair
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FREE
Batsto Historic Village, Wharton State Forest
(609) 561-0209 or (609) 561-5019

October 22
Wednesday Walk in the Woods
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
FREE; pre-registration requested
Bass River State Forest
(609) 296-6574 (hike leader)
8 miles on flat ground, moderate pace.  Bring drink and lunch, heavy rain cancels.  Call hike leader for directions and information.

Yoga for Beginners
5 to 6 p.m.
Fee: $10 Adults; pre-registration required
Kittatinny Valley State Park
(973) 786-6445
Note: For adults; wind down your busy day and restore balance with the natural harmony of yoga. Develop strength and flexibility while relaxing your body and quieting your mind with guided meditation, gentle stretching, easy postures, and breathing techniques.

Nature Toddlers
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
$5 per child
Island Beach State Park, Nature Center
Age-appropriate hands-on activities, stories, crafts and hikes guide your child’s natural curiosity as we explore the animals and plants of Island Beach State Park. Natural Educators provide an educational hour of fun for you and your young child.
Bring sunscreen, drinking water and bug spray.

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

RMAA 49th Annual Fall open Juried Exhibition
1 to 4 p.m.
FREE
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor, Barn Gallery
(973) 962-2252
Sponsor: Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts
ADA accessible

October 23
Luscious Libations for the Lighthouse
5:30 p.m.
Fee:  $60 per person
Chart House, Golden Nugget, Atlantic City
Sponsor: Absecon Lighthouse Historic Site
(609) 449-1360

Homeschool Hike - Lake Rutherford
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Fee: $3 per child (must be accompanied by an adult.)
High Point State Park
For homeschoolers age ten and up. Pre-registration is recommended - call 973-875-4800. This week we’ll walk an easy three miles, round-trip, to beautiful Lake Rutherford. Along the way we’ll check out one of High Point’s former slate quarries, and an abandoned beaver habitat, and may search for a geocache along the way. These easy to moderate, naturalist-led hikes will range between one to three miles and are a great opportunity for older homeschoolers to get a little fresh air and exercise while socializing with their peers, and learning a bit about nature and history along the way. Fees must be paid before the program begins either by phone/credit card or in person at the Park Office. Younger siblings may accompany us IF they are physically capable of keeping up with the group, or are young enough to be carried. There is no additional charge for carried siblings.

L’il Tykes Autumn Hike
4 to 5 .p.m
FREE; pre-registration required
Kittatinny Valley State Park
(973) 786-6445
Note: For adults with children ages 5 & under; share some time with your little one in the Great Outdoors on this naturalist-guided, 1-mile hike. Babies must be carried in a front- or back-pack.  No strollers or older siblings please!

Intermediate Surf Fishing Clinic
2 to 6:30 p.m.
Fee: $25 per person; pre-registration required
Island Beach State Park, Interpretive Center
(732) 793-0506 or http://www.conservewildlifenj.org/education/programs/islandbeach/
Visitors will be introduced to new techniques for catching the big one! We will describe how to read the water, advanced knot typing, the use of different bait presentations, lure presentations and what to do when the monster takes the hook. Those interested should have some basic understanding of casting, coastal safety and be ready for adverse weather conditions. Registered adults must accompany minors, which can be no younger than 10 years of age.

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.
                       
October 24
Halloween Hayride
6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Fee:  $15 per adult/ $10 children under 12 (advance ticket purchase recommended)
Call for group rates of 25 or more.
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village, Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Note: Rain date October 26 (Sun)

Haunted Halloween Express
7:30 p.m. to 9:30p.m., every half hour
Fee: $7.50 (advance ticket purchase recommended)
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524
Note: Spooky nighttime ride through the haunted woods of Allaire State Park

Beginner’s Bird Walk
9 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Nature Walk
2 p.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

Stars, Star Clusters and Galaxies
7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Fee: None; ages preteen and adult – advance registration required
Washington Crossing State Park, Nature Center
Sponsor: Amateur Astronomers Assoc. of Princeton
(609) 737-0609
Instructor David W. Letcher, Amateur Astronomers’ Assoc. of Princeton. This class will describe the magnitude, distances, and parallax of stars plus the types of star clusters we can see, both open and globular. The session will conclude with a description of the types and locations of galaxies and nebulae we can view from our backyard.  Enter the park at the Phillips Farm (group camping) entrance on Bear Tavern Road. Meet at Nature Center; ADA accessible.

Lecture- Discover New Jersey
2 to 3 p.m.
FREE; reservation required - space is limited
Wallace House and Old Dutch Parsonage
(908) 725-1015
Note: ADA accessible. A photographic journey through the Garden State, emphasizing the richness of New Jersey’s cultural, historical, and natural assets

October 25
Haunted Lighthouse Tours
5, 6, 7 & 8 p.m.
Fee: $20 per person,  includes snacks & beverages
Museum is ADA accessible

Haunted Halloween Express
7:30 to 9:30 p.m., every half hour
Fee: $7.50 (advance ticket purchase recommended)
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524
Spooky nighttime ride through the haunted woods of Allaire State Park

Halloween Hayride
6  to 9:30 p.m.
Fee:  $15 per adult/ $10 children under 12 (advance ticket purchase recommended)
Call for group rates of 25 or more.
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village, Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Rain date October 26 (Sun)

Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $4 per person, kids 2 & under free
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524

Full Moon Campfire
7 to 9 p.m.
FREE
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
Sponsor: Ocean County Parks
(609) 971-3085
ADA accessible

Beginner’s Bird Walk
9 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Hawk Banding Demonstration
10 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Nature Walk
11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Fall Foliage and Canal History
1 p.m.
FREE; preregistration required
Bull’s Island Recreation Area
Demott Lane Parking Access, next to Rutgers Prep School
Sponsor: Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park
(609) 924-5705
Join the park naturalist and historian along the walk along the D&R Canal to enjoy and discuss the change of the seasons and rich history the area offers

Changing Times: The Cranberry Industry at Double Trouble
10 a.m.
Fee: Adults and children 12 & up $5, children 6-11 $2, under 6 free; pre-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.
Double Trouble Village State Historic Site
(732) 341-4098
For over a century Double Trouble Village was a thriving company town centered on a growing cranberry industry.  During this walking tour you’ll experience the birth and evolution of Double Trouble Village’s cranberry industry from the hand-picked dry to mechanized wet cranberry harvests and the challenges faced today.

ANNUAL OPEN HEARTH COOKING DAY
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fee: Donations appreciated
High Point State Park
Step back in time and see how food was prepared before there were electric stoves and microwave ovens. You’ll see how food can be cooked on a wood fire and will get to taste the results. There will also be cider pressing demonstrations and crafts for kids. Sponsored by the Friends of High Point State Park.
All ages. Event is free of charge, but donations are appreciated. Proceeds support future Friends of High Point State Park programs and events.
Sponsor: Friends of High Point State Park

Long Pond Ironworks Museum and Visitor Center
1 to 4 p.m.
Fee: Donations welcome
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
Sponsor: Friends of Long Pond Ironworks
(973) 657-1688
ADA accessible

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

Enchanted Evening Tours: Echoes of Ringwood Manor's Past
Tours at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Fee:  $20 donation per person; Tickets must be purchased through website: www.ringwoodmanor.org
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Sponsor:  North Jersey Highlands Historical Society
This guided tour take visitors through Ringwood Manor and down to its historic cemetery at night while the lore and legends associated with the site are explained. Note: Groups limited to 20 people per tour. Tickets must be purchased in advance through the web address provided above. For more information, visit www.ringwoodmanor.com

A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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!

Effects of the Sun on Global Climate Change
8:30 to 10:30 p.m.
FREE; donations accepted
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
(908) 683-8500
www.njaa.org
Speaker Dr. Mira Franke, Professor at William Patterson University / Kean University; Limited ADA accessibility.

Lecture: One Crossing, Two Parks: How The Two Washington Crossing State Parks Came To Be by Author Peter Osborne
1 p.m.
FREE
Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center Museum
(609) 737-0623
ADA accessible

Jersey Devil Bound at Wharton State Forest
4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

FREE
Batsto Village Nature Center, Wharton State Forest
Limited ADA accessibility.
Ghost stories and twilight hike
(609) 567-4559

October 26
Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $4 per person, kids 2 & under free
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524

Beginner’s Bird Walk
9 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Hawk Banding Demonstration
10 a.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Nature Walk
11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
FREE
Cape May Point State Park
(609) 884-2159
ADA accessible

Fall Foliage Hike
1 p.m.
FREE
Cheesequake State Park, Nature Center
(732) 566-3208
Meet at the Nature Center for a brisk fall walk to enjoy the autumn season of colors

Intermediate Surf Fishing Clinic
2 to 6:30 p.m.
Fee: $25 per person; pre-registration required
Island Beach State Park, Interpretive Center
(732) 793-0506 or http://www.conservewildlifenj.org/education/programs/islandbeach/
Visitors will be introduced to new techniques for catching the big one! We will describe how to read the water, advanced knot typing, the use of different bait presentations, lure presentations and what to do when the monster takes the hook. Those interested should have some basic understanding of casting, coastal safety and be ready for adverse weather conditions. Registered adults must accompany minors, which can be no younger than 10 years of age.

Long Pond Ironworks Museum and Visitor Center
1 to 4 p.m.
Fee: Donations welcome
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
Sponsor: Friends of Long Pond Ironworks
(973) 657-1688
ADA accessible

Craig House & Gift Shop Open
1 to 4 p.m.
Monmouth Battlefield State Park
(732) 462-9616
ADA accessible

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

A Child's Life at Ringwood Manor Tour
1 p.m.
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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!

Ringwood Manor Historic Grounds and Landscape Tour
2 to 4 p.m.
FREE
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.
          

Public Hours for Solar Viewing
2 to 5 p.m.
FREE; donations accepted
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org
Limited ADA accessibility

Park Foliage Hike
1:30 to 4 p.m.
FREE
Washington Crossing State Park, Nature Center
(609) 737-0609
This is a naturalist-guided 3 1/2 - 4 mile hike taking on the park’s natural and historic areas, and several interesting and remote sections of the park during the fall foliage season. Please wear sturdy footwear. Bring drinking water and a snack; ages 9 and up and adults.

Haunting in the Pines
Noon to 3 p.m.
FREE
Batsto Historic Village, Wharton State Forest
(609) 561-0024
Event for children ages 12 and under, must be accompanied by a parent/guardian; musical performance by the Sea Dogs

October 29
The Nature of Halloween
4 to 5 p.m.
Fee: $3 Adults; $1 children ages 6-11; pre-registration required
Kittatinny Valley State Park
(973) 786-6445
Note: For adults and children ages 6-11; partially ADA accessible; lLet’s investigate the natural history of this magical season and scare up some fun on a “spooky” scavenger hunt!

Nature Toddlers
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
$5 per child
Island Beach State Park, Nature Center
Age-appropriate hands-on activities, stories, crafts and hikes guide your child’s natural curiosity as we explore the animals and plants of Island Beach State Park. Natural Educators provide an educational hour of fun for you and your young child.
Bring sunscreen, drinking water and bug spray.

Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

October 30
Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

October 31
Guided Tours of Ringwood Manor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last tour begins at 3pm)
Fee: $3 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-12, 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.

Enchanted Evening Tours: Echoes of Ringwood Manor's Past
Tours at 7 and 8 p.m.
Fee:  $25 donation per person; Tickets must be purchased through website: www.ringwoodmanor.org
Ringwood Manor, Ringwood State Park
(973) 962-2240
Sponsor:  North Jersey Highlands Historical Society
This guided tour take visitors through Ringwood Manor and down to its historic cemetery at night while the lore and legends associated with the site are explained. Note: Groups limited to 20 people per tour. Tickets must be purchased in advance through the web address provided above. For more information, visit www.ringwoodmanor.com

Halloween at Round Valley
4:30 to 6 p.m.
Fee: $ 2 fee for ages six and above; preregistration recommended
Round Valley Recreation Area, South Parking Lot
(908) 236-6355
Note: Begin Halloween night with an early evening walk on an unlighted trail. Learn about the scary tales of Round Valley, some true and some more legendary. Costumes are encouraged

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