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Interpretive Centers and Related Facilities

Discovering the World Around Us

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Get into New Jersey's outdoors. Walk the trail of history. Canoe rivers and streams. Watch the changing landscape in a diorama. Climb the stairs of a lighthouse to view the shoreline. Visit a fort on the Delaware River. See what happens when saltwater meets freshwater. Walk where General Washington walked.

Many of these sites have interpretive centers with information on the surrounding area and New Jersey. Interpretive programs and activities on New Jersey's environment and history are offered at several sites. For more information, please call the appropriate site. Just click on the site for more information.

Allaire State Park -(Allaire Village, visitors center/museum, nature center)

Barnegat Lighthouse State Park -(Barnegat Lighthouse, interpretive trail)

Belleplain State Forest -(interpretive center, programs)

Brendan T. Byrne State Forest (Whitesbog Village)

Cape May Point State Park -(Cape May Lighthouse, interpretive center, visitors center)

Cheesequake State Park -(interpretive center)

Double Trouble State Park -(Double Trouble Village, self-guided trail)

Forest Resource Education Center- (programs, Project Learning Tree activities, outdoor classroom)

Fort Mott State Park -(self-guided tour with interpretive signs, NJ Coastal Heritage Trail welcome center)

High Point State Park -(interpretive center, programs)

Island Beach State Park -(interpretive center, canoe trips, programs)

Jenny Jump State Forest -(observatory site)

Kittatinny Valley State Park -(interpretive and educational programs)

Liberty State Park -(interpretive center, welcome center, CRRNJ Terminal)

Long Pond Ironworks - (Long Pond Ironworks Museum)

Monmouth Battlefield State Park -(interpretive center/visitors center)

Parvin State Park -(interpretive center)

Princeton Battlefield State Park

Twin Lights State Historic Site -(lighthouse, interpretive center and museum)

Voorhees State Park -(observatory) 

Washington Crossing State Park -(interpretive center, programs, museum/visitors center)

Wharton State Forest -(Batsto Village, visitors center, exhibit gallery, museum shop, nature center)

New Jersey State Historic Sites and Villages

Project Learning Tree - an interactive curriculum with workshops for teachers

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