Jenny Jump State Forest


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Jenny Jump State Forest


Location:Near the town of Hope. To reach Hope, take Exit 12 off Route 80.
Facilities:22 tent and trailer campsites, showers and toilets, 8 shelters, 2 group camps with pit toilets, picnic area, boat launches, trails, observatory.
Activities:Camping, boating (electric motors only), canoeing, fishing, hunting, hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, interpretive programs (seasonal).
Special Features:A climb to the top of Jenny Jump Mountain offers visitors panoramic vistas of the Highlands and the Kittatinny Mountains and Valley to the west, and scenic views of the Great Meadows to the east. In 1995, United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey completed construction of Greenwood Observatory on leased park property. They offer public astronomy programs from April through October when weather permits.
Address:PO Box 150
Hope, NJ 07844

Phone:908-459-4366
Web: www.njparksandforests.org/parks/jennyjump.html
Size: 4,244 acres.

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