Washington Crossing State Park


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Washington Crossing State Park


Location:Take Route 29 north from I-95 and follow the signs.
Facilities:4 group camps with portable toilets, picnic tables, picnic shelters, group picnic facilities, playground, trails (15 miles), visitor center, museum, nature center, open-air theater (é), historic sites.
Activities:Camping, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, interpretive programs (seasonal).
Special Features:The Continental Army, under the command of General George Washington, landed here after their historic crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas night, 1776. The exhibit galleries at the park's visitor center museum explore many facets of America's revolutionary conflict, and living history demonstrations are often held on week-ends at the Johnson Ferry House (see separate entry). Originally preserved for its historical significance, the park is also well known for its trails and wildlife habitat. A wide variety of migrating birds use the stream and ravine as a resting place and for nesting.
Address:355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd
Titusville, NJ 08560

Phone:609-737-0623
Web: www.njparksandforests.org/parks/washcros.html
Size: 2,009 acres.

See other parks in New Jersey.
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