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Attend an Event

  • All Special Events, including programs and parking, are FREE
  • Scouts may attend some events to fulfill badge requirements
  • There is no registration for events
  • Events are held rain or shine outdoors - dress for the weather
  • Follow directions to the interpretive center for special events


New in 2014!!

Full Moon

Full Moon Hike
Friday August 8, 2014
7:00 pm

Visit the FREC for the Full Moon Hike where interpretors lead a group under the full moon. On this easy hike, visitors will learn about Pinelands plant and wildlife species. Refreshments provided by the Jackson Pathfinders. Come Celebrate Smokey Bear's 70th Birthday!


Fall Forestry Festival

Fall Forestry Festival
Saturday, October 4, 2014
10 am - 3 pm
rain or shine

The 20th annual Fall Forestry Festival features free crafts, autumn hayrides, interpretive programs, demonstrations, and environmental exhibits. Hikes depart from the interpretive center hourly. Scouts may attend to fulfill badge requirements. To be added to the scout mailing list, email the FREC with "scout mailing list" in the subject line.