Long Pond Ironworks State Park


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Long Pond Ironworks State Park


Location:On the border of Ringwood and West Milford, off Highway 511 (Greenwood Lake Turnpike).
Facilities:Boat launch facilities, boat and canoe rentals, historic site.
Activities:Fishing, boating (10 HP limit), canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, hunting, historical programs (seasonal).
Special Features:Park is located at the site of a former ironworking community founded in 1766, and remnants of the industrial structures include furnaces, casting house ruins, charging areas, ice houses, waterwheels and other structures. The area is undergoing renovation, and the "Old Country Store" now houses the Long Pond Ironworks Museum.
Address:c/o Ringwood State Park
1304 Sloatsburg Rd
Ringwood, NJ 07456

Phone:973-962-7031
Web: www.njparksandforests.org/parks/longpond.html
Size: 2,591 acres.

See other parks in New Jersey.