Voorhees State Park


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Voorhees State Park


Location:2 miles north of High Bridge off County Road 513 in northern Hunterdon County.
Facilities:47 tent and trailer campsites, 2 group campsites, modern toilets, showers, picnic areas, picnic shelters, group picnic facilities, playground, multi-use trails, fitness trail (é), scenic overlook, observatory.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, bicycling, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, sledding, astronomy programs (seasonal).
Special Features:From 1933-1941 Park was a camp for Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) work crews, who planted trees, constructed shelters and picnic sites, and developed trails. Park's features include the New Jersey Astronomical Association's observatory, which has a 26-inch Newtonian reflector telescope that is one of the largest privately owned telescopes in New Jersey. For information about skywatching programs, call (908) 638-8500.
Address:251 County Rd 513
Glen Gardner, NJ 08826

Phone:908-638-6969
Web: www.njparksandforests.org/parks/voorhees.html
Size: 1,036 acres.

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