New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route


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New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route

Address:389 Fortescue Rd
PO Box 568
Newport, NJ 08345

Phone:856-447-0103
Fax:856-447-0108
Web: www.nps.gov/neje/
Established: Authorized on October 20, 1988, as a partnership project by the National Park Service in cooperation with the State of New Jersey and many other public and private organizations.
Location:Extends for nearly 300 miles along coastal New Jersey, from Perth Amboy to Cape May on the Atlantic coast, and west along the Delaware Bay from Cape May to the Delaware Memorial Bridge at Deepwater, New Jersey.
Facilities:Trail welcome centers are located at Fort Mott State Park (off State Route 49 between Salem and Pennsville in Salem County near the Delaware Memorial Bridge) and at the Ocean View Tourist Information Center (Milepost 18.3 on the Garden State Parkway in Cape May County north of Cape May).
Activities:Intended primarily for vehicular tourism, with exhibits and special programs available.
Special Features:Trail explores the diverse heritage of the Jersey Shore and Raritan and Delaware bays. Five themes define different aspects of coastal life: Maritime History, Coastal Habitats, Wildlife Migration, Historic Settlements, and Relaxation and Inspiration. Lighthouses, boardwalks, historic communities, and migratory flyways are all part of the trail.

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