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September
Double Trouble Village Tours & Hikes
Call for arrangements
Program fee may apply
Double Trouble Village State Historic Site
(732) 341-4098
Note: 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 may be arranged.  Boy Scout and Girl Scout advancement requirements may be met by visiting Double Trouble State Park - see the Double Trouble section of www.njparksandforests.org for a list of advancement opportunities.

Nature Programs and Hikes for all Ages
Call for dates and times
FREE
High Point State Park
(973) 875-1471

Yoga on the Mountain
Call for dates and times
FREE
High Point State Park
(973) 702-0488
Sponsor: Friends of High Point State Park
www.friendshighpointstatepark.blogspot.com

Sunset/Moonrise Hike
Call for specific date
FREE; pre-registration required
High Point State Park
(973) 875-1471

Guided Manor Tours
Times and date to be announced
Fee: General admission, $5 Seniors (62+), $3 Youth (6-18),  $1 Children under 6, free
Ringwood State Park, Skylands Manor
Sponsor: NJBG Skylands Association
(973) 962-9534
Note: ADA accessible; please call for more information

September Weekdays
Walt Whitman in Mickle Street
Call for times and dates
FREE
Walt Whitman State Historic Site
(856) 964-5383
Note: 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.

September 1
Garden State Wine Festival
Noon to 5 p.m.
Fee: To be announced
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village Inc.
(732) 919-3500

Historic Village Tour
10 a.m.
FREE
Double Trouble Village State Historic Site
(732) 341-4098
Note: Step back in time during this 1 mile walk over sandy trails around Double Trouble Historic District and see inside a century old sawmill and cranberry packing house.  Tour starts at the Park Information Building.

Video – Guardians of Barnegat Bay
10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
FREE
Double Trouble Village State Historic Site
(732) 341-4098
Note: Double Trouble State Park was established in part to protect a sensitive watershed.  What can you do to help?  Watch this video and become a Guardian of Barnegat Bay.  Video plays in the Park Information Building.  Limited seating.

All Access Tour
10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
FREE
Fort Mott State Park
(856) 935-3218
Note: Limited to 25 people, please call for reservations

Walking Tour of the Battlefield
1:30 p.m.
FREE
Monmouth Battlefield State Park
Sponsor:  Friends of Monmouth Battlefield
(732) 462-9616
Note: Meet at Picnic Pavilion

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

Ringwood Manor Historic Grounds and Landscape Tour
2 p.m.
Fee: Park entrance fee
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
(973) 962-2240
Note: 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
Ringwood State Park, New Jersey State Botanical Garden
(973) 962-9534
Sponsor: NJBG Skylands Association
Note: Steady rain cancels.  Please call for more information.

September 2
Historic Village Tour
10 a.m.
FREE
Double Trouble Village State Historic Site
(732) 341-4098
Note: Step back in time during this 1 mile walk over sandy trails around Double Trouble Historic District and see inside a century old sawmill and cranberry packing house.  Tour starts at the Park Information Building.

Video – Guardians of Barnegat Bay
10 to 10:30 a.m.
FREE
Double Trouble Village State Historic Site
(732) 341-4098
Note: Double Trouble State Park was established in part to protect a sensitive watershed.  What can you do to help?  Watch this video and become a Guardian of Barnegat Bay.  Video plays in the Park Information Building.  Limited seating.

Labor Day Hike
10 a.m.
FREE
Kittatinny Valley State Park, Footbridge Park, Paulinskill Valley Trail
Sponsor: Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee
(908) 684-4820
Note: Come 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.

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

Raptors of New Jersey
10 to 11:30 a.m.
Fee: Park entrance fee; pre-registration recommended
Round Valley Recreation Area, South Parking Lot
(908) 236 -6355
Note: ADA accessible educational nature program.  A presentation by the Raptor Trust, including live raptors. Several hawks and falcons will be on exhibit to see and learn about the beneficial role of these hunters of the air. 

September 6
Equine Ride and Overnight Stay
Fee:  Fee for overnight stay with horse, please see website for details
High Point State Park, Lusscroft Farm
(973) 875-4800
Sponsor:  Heritage and Agriculture Association
www.Lusscroftfarm.com

September 7
Railroaders’ Weekend Celebration
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $5 per person
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524

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

Astronomy Presentation and Star Watch
6:30 to 11 p.m.
FREE
Batsto Historic Village
(609) 567-4559
Sponsor: The Willingboro Astronomical Society

Video –Harvesting Cranberries at Double Trouble
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
FREE
Double Trouble Village State Historic Site
(732) 341-4098
Note:  Compare the historic dry and more modern wet cranberry harvests at Double Trouble Village on this video compiled from rare film footage.  Video starts every twenty minutes in the Park Information Building.  Limited seating.

Nature at Night Programs
Call for topics and times
FREE
High Point State Park, Interpretive Center
(973) 875-1471

Bait and Boat Festival
Noon to 6:30 p.m.
FREE; donations appreciated
High Point State Park
(973) 875-1471
Sponsor: Friends of High Point State Park
www.friendshighpointstatepark.blogspot.com
Note: Rain date 9/8. All ages. Events and activities throughout the day

Observatory Open to the Public
8 to 10:30 p.m.
FREE
Jenny Jump State Forest
(908) 459-4366
Sponsor: The United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey, Inc.
Note: Partially ADA accessible

Equine Ride and Overnight Stay
Fee:  Fee for overnight stay with horse, please see website for details
High Point State Park, Lusscroft Farm
(973) 875-4800
Sponsor:  Heritage and Agriculture Association
www.Lusscroftfarm.com

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

Walt Whitman Civil War Poet
Call for times and dates
FREE
Walt Whitman State Historic Site
(856) 964-5383
Note: In commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, tours will focus on Whitman’s reflections of this tumultuous event and his work as a volunteer nurse in the army hospitals. We’ll discuss how the war impacted Whitman’s writing and his thoughts on the future of the nation moving forward past the devastation that was left behind.

September 8
Railroaders’ Weekend Celebration
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $5 per person
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524

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

Nature Hike
1 p.m.
FREE
Cheesequake State Park, Nature Center
(732) 566-3208
Note: Take part in a guided hike starting at the Nature Center.  We’ll explore the Green Trail as we learn some interesting facts about the Park.  All ages

Equine Ride and Overnight Stay
Fee:  Fee for overnight stay with horse, please see website for details
High Point State Park, Lusscroft Farm
(973) 875-4800
Sponsor:  Heritage and Agriculture Association
www.Lusscroftfarm.com

Nature Walk
10 a.m.
FREE
Ringwood State Park, New Jersey State Botanical Garden Carriage House
(973) 962-9534
Sponsor: NJBG Skylands Association
Note: Steady rain cancels.  Please call for more information.

Compass Basics
1:30 p.m.  to 3:30 p.m.
FREE; advanced registration required (9 yrs. – adult)
Washington Crossing State Park, Nature Center
(609) 737-0609
Note: 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

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

September 12
L’il Tykes Hike
4 to 5 p.m.
FREE; pre-registration required
Kittatinny Valley State Park
(973) 786-6445
Note: For 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!

September 14
Fall Crafters’ Market
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $2 Adult, under the age of 12 free
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Note: Rain date September 22

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

Art in the Park
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Note: Stroll through our historic village & have a chance to view and purchase artwork from
NJ artists. Children’s activities and original artwork submission for a contest for kids of ages 5-18 yrs. old

Batsto Village Second Saturdays
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
FREE; fees in effect for Mansion Tours
Historic Batsto Village
Sponsor: Batsto Citizen’s Committee, Inc.
Note: Experience a fun and informative day reminiscent of a time long past in our historic village.  Watch demonstrations by our resident blacksmiths, visit a Revolutionary War camp and experience a walking tour of our village, living history demonstrations, active sawmill & post office.   Activities vary each month.

Nature at Night Programs
Call for topics and times
FREE
High Point State Park, Interpretive Center
(973) 875-1471

Observatory Open to the Public
8 to 10:30 p.m.
FREE
Jenny Jump State Forest
(908) 459-4366
Sponsor: The United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey, Inc.
Note: Partially ADA Accessible

Horse Show and 5K Run
Fee: Various, see website for details
High Point State Park, Lusscroft Farm
(973) 875-4800
Sponsor:  Heritage and Agriculture Association
www.Lusscroftfarm.com

Bike Ride
11:30 a.m.
FREE
Kittatinny Valley State Park, Warbasse Junction Rd. Parking Area
Sponsor: Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee
(973) 887-4332
Note: Please bring your bike, helmet, lunch and drink for this scenic rail-trail exploration!

Geocaching for Beginners
11 a.m. to noon
FREE; pre-registration required
Kittatinny Valley State Park
(973) 786-6445
Note: For Adults and Children Ages 7 & Up; partially ADA accessible. Discover how your family can enjoy this popular activity. An indoor tutorial provides the tools and information necessary to embark on fun family adventures in the park to find “hidden treasures!” Loaner GPS units available.

Public Walking Tours

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

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

Young Astronomer’s Program
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
FREE; donations welcome; registration required
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org
Note: Hands-On Activities; limited ADA accessibility

Walt Whitman Civil War Poet
Call for times and dates
FREE
Walt Whitman State Historic Site
(856) 964-5383
Note: In commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, tours will focus on Whitman’s reflections of this tumultuous event and his work as a volunteer nurse in the army hospitals. We’ll discuss how the war impacted Whitman’s writing and his thoughts on the future of the nation moving forward past the devastation that was left behind.

September 15
Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $4 per person
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524

Program on the final stage of Lee’s Retreat
1:30 p.m.
FREE
Monmouth Battlefield State Park
(732) 462-9616
Sponsor:  Friends of Monmouth Battlefield
Note: Meet at Picnic Pavilion; drive to Wemrock Road and walk the line of the
American retreat route from the Point of Woods to the Hedge Row. Visit the spot where Washington confronted Maj. General Charles Lee in one of the most famous scenes of the battle

Family Woodland Hike
1 p.m.
FREE
Ringwood State Park, New Jersey State Botanical Garden Carriage House
Sponsor: NJBG Skylands Association
(973) 962-9534
Note: Rain Cancels

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

September 21
Late Summer Flea Market
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fee: $1 Adult, under the age of 12 FREE
Vendor spaces $25 and must pre-register.
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Note: Rain date September 22

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

Naure at Night Programs
Call for topics and times
FREE
High Point State Park, Interpretive Center
(973) 875-1471

Observatory Open to the Public
8 to 10:30 p.m.
FREE
Jenny Jump State Forest
(908) 459-4366
Sponsor: The United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey, Inc.
Note: Partially ADA accessible

Trail Hike
10 a.m.
FREE
Kittatinny Valley State Park, Warbasse Junction Rd. Parking Area
Sponsor: Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee
(908) 684-4820
Note: Come 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.

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

The Far Side: Welcome Autumn with a 10 mile hike of the lesser traveled Cushetunk Trail
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
FREE; pre-registration required
Round Valley Recreation Area, South Parking Lot
(908) 236 -6355
Note: Join park naturalist Jim Tubman for this is a mountainous and moderately strenuous hike on Round Valley’s multiuse Cushetunk trail.  Hiking shoes, water, and lunch required

Walt Whitman Civil War Poet
Call for times and dates
FREE
Walt Whitman State Historic Site
(856) 964-5383
Note: In commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, tours will focus on Whitman’s reflections of this tumultuous event and his work as a volunteer nurse in the army hospitals. We’ll discuss how the war impacted Whitman’s writing and his thoughts on the future of the nation moving forward past the devastation that was left behind.

September 22
Diesel Train Operates for the Public
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $4 per person
Allaire State Park, Pine Creek Railroad
Sponsor: NJ Museum of Transportation
(732) 938-5524

National Public Lands Day Volunteer Project
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
FREE; pre-registration requested
Bass River State Forest Office
(609) 296-1114
Sponsors: Bass River State Forest and Outdoor Club of South Jersey
Note: Bring work gloves, lunch and beverage; snacks provided

Snakeman
1 p.m.
FREE
Cheesequake State Park, Nature Center
(732) 566-3208
Note:  Our special guest will discuss and show examples of a variety of snakes.  This slithery show will be held at the Nature Center and is for all ages; ADA accessible

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

Bird Walk
9 to 11 a.m.
FREE; pre-registration recommended
Round Valley Recreation Area, South Parking Lot
(908) 236-6355
Note: Join John DeMarrais, NJ Audubon Society member, on 3\4 mile flat trail loop. Traverse the water's edge as you search signs of birds preparing for the nesting season.
Binoculars and field guides recommended.

Fall Beauty in the Wetlands Hike
11 a.m.
FREE
Friendship Bogs, Wharton State Forest
(609) 567-4559
Note: Guided 2-mile to 4-mile hike; bring water, bring lunch

September 23
Celebration of the Harvest: Autumn Lecture & Walk
10 a.m. to noon
FREE; pre-registration required
Kittatinny Valley State Park
(973) 786-6445
Note: For adults; partially ADA Accessible; following a slide-illustrated program discussing various harvest festivals and seasonal customs from around the world, an easy 2-mile walk will invigorate and rejuvenate with the colors of fall. Light refreshments provided.

September 26
L’il Tykes Hike
4 to 5 p.m.
FREE; pre-registration required
Kittatinny Valley State Park
(973) 786-6445
Note: For 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!

September 28
Fall Harvest Festival
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $5 per adult, $3 children 5-12 yrs.
Allaire State Park, Historic Allaire Village
Sponsor: Allaire Village Inc.
(732) 919-3500
Note: Horse & wagon ride additional $7.50 adult $5 children 12 and under.  Partially ADA accessible

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

National Public Lands Day at Wharton State Forest
10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Batsto Historic Village
(609) 567-4559
Note: Join us for our trail upkeep workday; be prepared: bring water, bring lunch
                    
Saturday Nature Hike
1 p.m.
FREE
Cheesequake State Park, Nature Center
(732) 566-3208
Note: Meet at the Nature Center for a guided hike along the trails of the Park.  Ages 7 and up

Historic Soldiers Weekend
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
FREE
Fort Mott State Park
(856) 935-3218
Sponsor:  Fort Mott State Park & The 9th Division WWII Historical Preservation Society

Nature at Night Programs
Call for topics and times
FREE
High Point State Park, Interpretive Center
(973) 875-1471

“The McGiveney’s Return to River Styx”
6 p.m.
$25 (dinner included)
St. Jude Parish Center
40 Maxim Drive, Hopatcong
(973) 398-2616
Note: Leading vaudeville artist Owen McGiveney spent many summers in the River Styx section of Hopatcong.  Join us as his son returns for a very special evening. ADA Accessible

Observatory Open to the Public
8 to 10:30 p.m.
FREE
Jenny Jump State Forest
(908) 459-4366
Sponsor: The United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey, Inc.
Note: Partially ADA Accessible

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

Dog Show
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee:  none to spectators
Monmouth Battlefield State Park
Sponsor:  The Bergamasco Sheepdog Club of America
(732) 462-9616
Note: ADA accessible

Revolution At Princeton
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FREE
Princeton Battlefield State Park
www.theprincetonbattlefieldsociety.com/events.html
Sponsored by The Princeton Battlefield Society
Note: Revolutionary War military demonstrations and drill, 18th century theater;  ADA accessible (open lawns)

Speaker: Dr. Lucianne Walkowicz – Princeton University
Magnetic Stars, Space Weather and Life

8:30 p.m.
FREE; donations welcome
Voorhees State Park, NJAA Observatory
(908) 638-8500
www.njaa.org
Note: Limited ADA Accessibility

Walt Whitman Civil War Poet
Call for times and dates
FREE
Walt Whitman State Historic Site
(856) 964-5383
Note: In commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, tours will focus on Whitman’s reflections of this tumultuous event and his work as a volunteer nurse in the army hospitals. We’ll discuss how the war impacted Whitman’s writing and his thoughts on the future of the nation moving forward past the devastation that was left behind. Admission is free.  Call for tour times and to schedule a visit. Call 856-964-5383 for tour times and to schedule a visit

September 29
Allaire 5K Run
E-Mail for information:
Forlenza4@aol.com

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

Antique Glass & Bottle Show
9 a.m. to  4 p.m.
FREE
Historic Batsto Village
Sponsor: NJ Antique Bottle Club

Historic Soldiers Weekend
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
FREE
Fort Mott State Park
(856) 935-3218
Sponsor:  Fort Mott State Park & The 9th Division WWII Historical Preservation Society

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

Bike Hike
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
FREE; advanced registration required (preteens – adult)
Washington Crossing State Park, Nelson House
(609) 737-0609
Note:  Take a guided bicycle ride up the Delaware & Raritan Canal Towpath toward the Lambertville wing dam (approx. 13 mile round trip).  Not ADA Accessible.  Bring your own bike and helmet.

 

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