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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In New Jersey, national parks and beaches were closed due to the state's government shutdown, including Cheesequake and Island Beach and Liberty State Park in Jersey City, according to (http://www.
5 miles in length and includes the Laurence Harbor seawall and the western jetty at the Cheesequake Creek.
once questions have concluded at 11:00 am est, attendees will be transported by van to visit the cheesequake service area in sayreville, nj as well as a billboard and mobile communication facility.
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The freestanding industrial facility is under-construction at Cheesequake Road in Sayreville, N.
From "Wrecked Boat, Cheesequake Creek, November 1993" which shows a sadly overturned and decaying vessel on stagnant waters, to "Flowering Apple Tree, Ticetown, May 1994" which offers a glorious glimpse of a tree in exuberant full bloom, these images evoke far more than one man's personal history--they form a window into the soul of the area's land and community.
Some of the closest homes are to the south of the landfill, but they are buffered from it by Cheesequake State Park.
Another section consists of the western jetty in Sayreville and extends from the Cheesequake Creek Inlet into Raritan Bay.
This unique project combines the latest in home design with beautiful surroundings overlooking the Cheesequake River.
HMSHost Corporation, the world's largest provider of food, beverage and retail concessions to the travel industry, and the New Jersey Highway Authority broke ground today for a new travel plaza facility for the Garden State Parkway's Cheesequake Service Area.
The New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry has launched a kayaking eco-tour program that gives participants a close-up perspective on the ecosystems of Cheesequake State Park, a unique oasis of coastal marshes and forests tucked away amid heavily developed Middlesex County.
The second sector consists of the western jetty in Sayreville and extends from the Cheesequake Creek Inlet into Raritan Bay.