Allaire State Park and
Historic Allaire Village N12
4265 Atlantic Ave. (Route 524), Wall
The 3,199-acre park is best known for Allaire Village, its 19thcentury
iron-making town, and for its historic railroad. Allaire
Village offers living history and arts events, festivals and other
events throughout the year. The State Park offers museum/
nature center, trails for hikers, bikers and horseback riders,
campgrounds and fishing and canoeing in the Manasquan
River. *2014 Best Historic Site, New Jersey Monthly
Magazine’s Jersey Choice/Best of New Jersey Poll.
Cheesequake State Park J2
6 Gordon Rd., Matawan | 732-566-2161
The 1,569-acre park is unique as a transitional zone between
ecosystems, including saltwater and freshwater marshes,
a white cedar swamp and pine barrens. The park offers an
education center, trails, camping, fishing, picnic area,
boating, swimming and winter sports.
Monmouth Battlefield State Park H8
347 Freehold-Englishtown Rd.
(Business Route 33), Manalapan | 732-462-9616
One of the most significant battles of the American Revolution
took place in the woods and fields of this 1,818-acre park.
The site depicts 18th-century rural life and includes the Craig
House, a restored Revolutionary War farmhouse, visitor’s
center, picnic area, playground, bridle path, plus hiking and
crosscountry ski trails. For additional information, please
New Jersey State Parks
Free entrance to state park, forest, recreation
area and historic site facilities that charge
daily fees, as well as a discount on campsite
fees, is offered to New Jersey residents with a
New Jersey State Parks Disability Pass. Find
pass applications at www.state.nj.us/dep/
parksandforests/parks/parkform.pdf. If you
require special accommodations, contact the
area office in advance.
Monmouth County is
home to three state parks.
PORICY PARK CONVERVANCY N4
Since 1970, nonprofit Poricy Park Conservancy has been
preserving 250 acres of open space, wildlife habitats, prehistoric
fossil beds, and the historic Murray Farmhouse. The park is a
center for environmental and cultural education. It’s also home
to Rebecca’s Reel Quilters Guild.
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