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Edwin B Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
'Red-winged Blackbird'
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Edwin B Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
'Osprey Nest'
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Edwin B Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
'Great Blue Heron'
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New Jersey's Delaware River Region Parks


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State Forests
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State Airport
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National Wildlife Refuges
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State Parks

Parks in this region are near these New Jersey Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
SICKLERVILLE
PRINCETON
MARLTON
CLEMENTON
MOUNT LAUREL
WILLIAMSTOWN
BLACKWOOD
TRENTON
SEWELL
DEPTFORD
WOODBURY
BURLINGTON
LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP
WILLINGBORO
CHERRY HILL
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Bass River State Forest
Bass River State Forest was the first forest acquired by the state of New Jersey in 1905 for public recreation, water conservation, and wildlife and timber management. Lake Absegami, a 67-acre lake created in the 1930's, is the center of the forest's recreational activities and provides an area for ........more >
Fort Mott State Park
Fort Mott was part of a coastal defense system designed for the Delaware River in the late 1800s. The fortifications seen today at Fort Mott were erected in 1896 in anticipation of the Spanish-American War. Today, visitors can wander through the old batteries following interpretive signs with detailed ........more >
Garden State Park
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Garden State Park Heliport
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Green Bank State Forest
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Killcohook National Wildlife Refuge
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Mount Laurel State Park
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Parvin State Park
Hidden in the southwestern part of the state is Parvin State Park, a park whose history is as varied as its wildlife. Situated on the edge of the Pine Barrens, the park not only has pine forests typical to the area but also a swamp hardwood forest. Spring bursts out in bright colors and rich fragrances ........more >
Penn State Forest
Penn State Forest's undeveloped wilderness attracts picnickers and hikers. Lake Oswego, a result of an upstream dam that was constructed to create a reservoir for a downstream cranberry operation, is suitable for canoeing and fishing.........more >
Princeton Battlefield State Park
On January 3, 1777, the peaceful winter fields and woods of Princeton Battlefield were transformed into the site of what is considered to be the fiercest fight of its size during the American Revolution. During this desperate battle, American troops under General George Washington surprised and defeated ........more >
Rancocas State Park
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 ........more >
Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is located along the Delaware River estuary just north of the Salem River in Salem County, NJ. The Delaware Bay and estuary is recognized as a wetlands of international importance and an international shorebird reserve. The refuge currently owns approximately ........more >
Washington Crossing State Park
On December 25, 1776, the icy waters of the Delaware River provided the setting for one of the pivotal events of the American Revolution. The Continental Army had little to celebrate that Christmas and seemed beat by hunger and cold. After crossing the rough winter river at night, General George Washington ........more >
Wharton State Forest
Throughout Wharton are rivers and streams for canoeing, hiking trails including a major section of the Batona Trail, miles of unpaved roads for mountain biking and horseback riding and numerous lakes, ponds and fields ideal for wildlife observation. Bald eagles, red-tailed hawks, marsh hawks, ospreys, ........more >
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