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Edwin B Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge Red-winged Blackbird © Richard Murawski
Edwin B Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge Great Blue Heron © Richard Murawski
Edwin B Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge Osprey Nest © Richard Murawski
Eastern Goldfinch © stateparks.com
Eastern Goldfinch
Eastern Goldfinch © stateparks.com
Cool Swim © stateparks.com
Keep On Leash © stateparks.com
Picnic Table © stateparks.com
It is always a great day for a picnic in the park.
Oh Yell © stateparks.com
Afternoon Hike © stateparks.com
Spring Hike © stateparks.com
New Jersey's Gateway Region Parks

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Parks in this region are near these New Jersey Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
PASSAIC
UNION CITY
BAYONNE
WEST NEW YORK
NORTH BERGEN
JERSEY CITY
PISCATAWAY
NEW BRUNSWICK
WAYNE
IRVINGTON
PERTH AMBOY
NEWARK
HOBOKEN
BLOOMFIELD
EAST BRUNSWICK
WEST ORANGE
Abram S Hewitt State Forest
Rocky outcrops and upland swamps characterize Abram S. Hewitt State Forest. Upon entering the forest, the Appalachian Trail ascends to Bearfort Ridge. The glacially carved ridge offers spectacular views eastward along Greenwood Lake. Bearfort Mountain is the eastern terminus of the Wawayanda Plateau. ........more >
Cheesequake State Park
Cheesequake State Parks uniqueness lies in its geographical location. Not only is it situated in the middle of the urban north and the suburban south, it lies in a transitional zone between two different ecosystems. Open fields, saltwater and freshwater marshes, a white cedar swamp, Pine Barrens, and ........more >
Edison National Historic Site
For more than forty years, the laboratory created by Thomas Alva Edison in West Orange, New Jersey, had enormous impact on the lives of millions of people worldwide. Out of the West Orange laboratories came the motion picture camera, vastly improved phonographs, sound recordings, silent and sound movies ........more >
Edison State Park
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Liberty State Park Heliport
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Norvin Green State Forest
The undisturbed forest and rugged terrain of Norvin Green offers sanctuary for birds and other wildlife. Part of the Wyanokie Wilderness Area, the forest is near Wanaque Reservoir and is home to an extensive trail system built from old logging roads. Several trails link up with public and private facilities, ........more >
Palisades State Park
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Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park
Cotton and silk fabrics steam locomotives continuous rolls of paper airplane engines. What do these things have in common They were all manufactured in the same place - Paterson, NJ. In 1792, Paterson was established, America's first planned industrial city, centered around the Great Falls of the Passaic ........more >
Ringwood State Park
Dedicated in 1984, the garden is the culmination of two eras of landscape architecture under the direction of Francis Lynde Stetson, owner of Skylands from 1891-1922. The garden contains an extensive variety of plants, evergreens and deciduous trees and shrubs in specialty areas. Of particular interest ........more >
Wawayanda State Park
The quiet charm of Wawayanda appeals to hikers, campers, swimmers and boaters. Forested hills surround Lake Wawayanda creating a restful backdrop for canoeists, boaters and fisherman, while steep mountains challenge casual as well as serious hikers. A twenty-mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail runs ........more >
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