Swartswood State Park


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Swartswood State Park


Location:5 miles west of Newton and US Route 206 in Sussex County.
Facilities:65 tent and trailer campsites, flush toilets, showers, laundry facilities, 3 group camping sites, 6 yurts, picnic areas, picnic shelters, group picnic area, playground, food concession, hiking trails, multi-use trail (é), bathhouse, boat launch, boat and canoe rentals, bird observation facility.
Activities:Camping, boating (electric motors only), canoeing, sailing, fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, mountain biking, inline skating, hunting, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice skating, ice fishing, sledding, bird watching, nature programs (seasonal).
Special Features:Established in 1914, Swartswood was New Jersey's first state park and is known for its tranquil surroundings and great fishing. Both Little Swartswood and Swartswood Lake have been the focus of water quality improvement efforts, including invasive aquatic weed control and watershed protection.
Address:PO Box 123
Swartswood, NJ 07877

Phone:973-383-5230
Web: www.njparksandforests.org/parks/swartswood.html
Size: 2,272 acres.

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location: swartswood state park office, 1091 east shore road, stillwater township, sussex county, nj.
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.