Ringwood State Park


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Ringwood State Park


Location:Off Route 287 Exit 57. Follow signs to park.
Facilities:Picnic areas, playground, multi-use trails, nature trails, bathhouse, boat launch, boat rentals, food concession, skeet range, lookout point, historic homes, formal gardens, visitor center.
Activities:Fishing, ice fishing, hunting, boating, canoeing, swimming, picnicking, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, sledding, historical programs.
Special Features:Park includes two historic homes, the New Jersey State Botanical Garden, and the Shepherd Lake Recreation Area. The two homes are Ringwood Manor, a mansion once owned by Abraham S. Hewitt, one of America's foremost iron masters, and Skylands Manor, a historically accurate reproduction of an English Jacobean mansion. Most of the recreational activities at the park are centered around Shepherd Lake.
Address:1304 Sloatsburg Rd
Ringwood, NJ 07456

Phone:973-962-7031
Web: www.njparksandforests.org/parks/ringwood.html
Size: 4,044 acres.

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The locations targeted for these efforts include Liberty State Park, Hudson County; Round Valley Recreation Area, Hunterdon County; Hermitage Museum, Bergen County; Ringwood State Park, Passaic County; Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park, Somerset, Middlesex and Mercer counties; Swartswood State Park, Sussex County; Hopatcong State Park, Morris County; and Washington Crossing State Park, Mercer County.
The sludge was left at three major sites: Peter's Mine Pit in Ringwood State Park, Cannon Mine Pit off Van Dunk Lane and the O'Connor Disposal Area off Peters Mine Road.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), a United States-based automaker, is aiming to take ownership of around five acres of Ringwood State Park.