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Visit FREC


Interpretive Center
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Trails every day - dawn - dusk

Please visit us during our Special Events.
Get directions to the FREC.

The Forest Resource Education Center
pinelands forest provides many recreational
opportunities such as:
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Biking
    • Hunting
    • Nature Photography
    • Horseback Riding




The FREC maintains eight miles of trails which feature numerous learning stations with informational kiosks on environmental topics. Some kiosks have "talking trees." At these kiosks, the visitor can push a button and hear more about the featured topic.

Bikes and horses are only permitted on sand roads and trails. ATVs are prohibited.

Map of FREC and Nursery trails [jpg 4.02MB]

Self Guided Trails
Learn about environmental topics on one the FREC's self-guided trails. The visitor, with the trail booklet as a guide, can stop at stations along the trail to look at features and identify plants. trees

ABC Arboretum, Sensory Awareness and Forest Discovery trail guide booklets are available at the interpretive center or as PDFs below. Use the booklet as a guide while exploring the trail.

Forest Discovery Trail Booklet [pdf 6.78MB]
ABC Arboretum Trail Booklet [pdf 2.08MB]