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Edwin B Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
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Edwin B Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
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New Jersey's Shore Region Parks


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State Forests
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National Recreation Area
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National Wildlife Refuge
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State Natural Area
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State Parks
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State Wildlife Management Areas

Parks in this region are near these New Jersey Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
LAKEWOOD
TOMS RIVER
FREEHOLD
JACKSON
ENGLISHTOWN
BRICK
ASBURY PARK
HOWELL
NEPTUNE
MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP
LONG BRANCH
MATAWAN
MIDDLETOWN
POINT PLEASANT BEACH
MANAHAWKIN
TUCKERTON

Allaire State Park
Allaire State Park is probably best known for its historic 19th-century ironmaking town, Allaire Village, and its antique steam trains on the Pine Creek Railroad. The Manasquan River, which winds through the park, attracts canoeists and fishermen. The rivers floodplain provides habitat for over 200 ........more >
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
The site of Barnegat Lighthouse on the northern tip of Long Beach Island in Ocean County was regarded as one of the most crucial change of course points for coastal vessels. Vessels bound to and from New York along the New Jersey coastline depended on Barnegat Lighthouse to avoid the shoals extending ........more >
Barnegat National Wildlife Refuge
The Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge The refuge's location in one of the Atlantic Flyway's most active flight paths makes it an important link in the vast network of national wildlife refuges administered nationwide by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Its value for the protection of ........more >
Double Trouble State Park
Double Trouble State Park offers an outstanding example of the Pine Barrens ecosystem and a window into the Pine Barrens history. The park provides the protection and interpretation of over 8000 acres of significant natural, cultural, and recreational resources representative of the Pinelands National ........more >
Gateway National Recreation Area
Gateway NRA is a 26,000 acre recreation area located in the heart of the New York metropolitan area. The park extends through three New York City boroughs and into northern New Jersey. Park sites offer a variety of recreation opportunities, along with a chance to explore many significant cultural ........more >
Island Beach State Park
Shaped by storm and tides, Island Beach State Park is a narrow barrier island stretching for 10 miles between the restless Atlantic Ocean and the historic Barnegat Bay. Island Beach is one of New Jersey's last significant remnants of a barrier island ecosystem that once existed along much of the coast ........more >
Jackson State Forest
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Lebanon State Forest
Formerly known as Lebanon State Forest, visitors are greeted by the fresh scent of pines. Today's forested acres are a strong contrast to the barren, cleared land that existed in the 1800s. The Lebanon Glass Works was established in 1851 and was successful until 1867, when it shut down after depleting ........more >
Manasquan River State Wildlife Management Area
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Sedge Islands State Wildlife Management Area
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Sedge Islands State Wildlife Management Areas
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Swan Point State Natural Area
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