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Rancocas State Park 'albino deer' © Bill Horodeski
Albino deer spotted in Rancocas State Park
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Rancocas State Park
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RANCOCAS STATE PARK
RANCOCAS STATE PARK
P.O. Box 215
New Lisbon, New Jersey   08064

Phone: 609-726-1191
Rancocas State Park
'albino deer'
© Bill Horodeski

Albino deer spotted in Rancocas State Park

Rancocas State Park
'Red Tail Hawk'
© Bill Horodeski

Red tail hawk found along walking trail

The Rancocas Creek is the idyllic setting for hiking, casual picnicking and nature observation in this lesser known park. The Audubon Society operates a nature center within the park and sponsors wildlife programs. A portion of the park is leased to the Powhatan Indians. A replica of the Indian village of the 1600s has been constructed on this site. The annual Powhatan Indian event is a festival of music, performances and crafts.


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Area Attractions
Juried American Indian Arts Festivals:The arts festivals are held in May and October and are sponsored by the Powhatan Indians. For more information, call (609) 261-4747.

New Jersey Audubon Society Nature Center:The New Jersey Audubon Nature Center has nature trails and guided walks. For more information, call (609) 261-2495.

Rancocas Natural Area (58 acres):

A network of trails wanders through upland and lowland hardwood forest, leading hikers along the North Branch of the Rancocas Creek and an extensive freshwater tidal marsh. The diversity of the landscape provides habitat for numerous species of birds and animals. The natural area features a self-guided interpretive trail with highlighted points of interest.
Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
September 23 A favorite with the kids by CM55
The Pohatan Spring & Fall Festivals are an excellent way to bring native American culture past and present to children & adults. The park is easily accessed. Great for cub scouts & school groups.


Area Fishing Related Businesses
Brinkman's Live Bait & Tackle
4999 Linden Ave
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 632-0674
Florence Hardware Store
322 W Front St
Florence, NJ
(609) 499-2895
Ed's Live Bait and Tackle
900 Haunted Lane
Bensalem, PA
(215) 639-8546
Berry's Bait & Tackle
41 Mill St
Mt Holly, NJ
(609) 261-5636
Fish N Things
40 W Hampton St
Pemberton, NJ
(609) 894-0331
Area Cabins and Lodges
Vaction Showplace Epic Resorts
1923 Franklin Mills Cir
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 501-0245
Eastern Ski Tours
1810 Byberry Rd
Bensalem, PA
(215) 633-6100
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Directions
Rancocas State Park can be reached by I-295, exit 45A or via Route 38 into Mount Holly. Proceeding onto the Mount Holly bypass, make a left at the second traffic light. Follow signs to the park for about 4 miles.

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New Jersey
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Delaware River Region
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Rancocas State Park
Rancocas State Park