State Parks Admission

Free admission to New Jersey State Parks for members of the New Jersey National Guard

The New Jersey Division of State parks and Forestry administers more than 325,000 acres of land. Facilities include 38 parks, 11 forest, three recreation areas, one golf course, 42 natural areas and 57 historic sites.

The New Jersey Division of State Parks and Forestry does not charge an admission fee for entrance into a State park or forest by any resident of the State who is an active member of the New Jersey National Guard who has completed Initial Active Duty Training.

As used in this section, "Initial Active Duty Training" means Basic Military Training, for members of the New Jersey Air National Guard, and Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training, for members of the New Jersey Army National Guard. Note - This does not cover federal or local parks that are also located within the state of New Jersey. It only covers those run by the New Jersey Division of State Parks and Forestry.

Contact - New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Parks and Forestry, 501 East State Street, PO Box 404, Trenton, NJ 08625. Or call 1-800- 843-6420 or 609-984-0370.