Cheesequake State Park

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Cheesequake State Park


Location:Off the Garden State Parkway at Exit 120 or via Route 34; follow signs.
Facilities:53 tent and trailer campsites with flush toilets and showers, 6 group campsites with water and flush toilets, picnic areas, group picnic areas with shelter, playfields, and playground, hiking and multi-use trails, bathhouse, food concession, interpretive center.
Activities:Camping, boating (electric motors only; cartop boat launch only), canoeing, lake fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, sledding.
Special Features:Park is located in the middle of the urban north and suburban south, in a transitional zone between two different ecosystems. Open fields, saltwater and freshwater marshes, a white cedar swamp, Pine Barrens, and a northeastern hardwood forest are its principal characteristics.
Address:300 Gordon Rd
Matawan, NJ 07747

Phone:732-566-2161
Web: www.njparksandforests.org/parks/cheesequake.html
Size: 1,361 acres.

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Old Bridge Township Public Schools, Bronze Awards: Carl Sandburg Middle School, Carpenter Elementary School, Cheesequake Elementary School, Cooper Elementary School, Grissom Elementary School, Madison Park Elementary School, McDivitt Elementary School, Memorial Elementary School, Miller Elementary School, Schirra Elementary School, Shepard Elementary School, Southwood Elementary School and Vorhees Elementary School.
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