Belleplain State Forest

Belleplain State Forest

East Creek Pond - Photo by Daniela Wagstaff East Creek Pond - Photo by Daniela Wagstaff
39.249047, -74.841188

A state forest used for recreation, timber production, wildlife management and water conservation.

Established in 1928, Belleplain State Forest consists of lowland hardwood swamps, former agricultural area, stands of cedar, plantations of evergreens, and marshes. In the 1930s, three Civilian Conservation Corps camps were established on the property. In addition to constructing the nature center and maintenance buildings, the corps created much of the road system, bridges, and dams, and...

Park Acreage:

21254.00 acres



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NJ DEP, Division of Parks and Forestry


(609) 861-2404


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