Hartshorne Woods Park

Hartshorne Woods Park

Mountain Laurel along the Rocky Point Trail - Photo credit: Daniel Chazin Mountain Laurel along the Rocky Point Trail - Photo credit: Daniel Chazin
40.390545, -73.988959

With multi-use trails this is a popular destination for bicyclists and hikers. Visitors can view the Navesink River on a site that is among the highest elevations along the Atlantic Coast.

A unit of the Monmouth County park system, Hartshorne Woods Park is named after Richard Hartshorne (pronounced "hart's horn"), the first European settler in the area, who purchased the land from the Native Americans. About two thirds of the present acres were acquired by the county in 1974. The Rocky Point section, which had been the site of the Highlands Army Air Defense Command since 1940,...

Park Acreage:

794.00 acres

Municipality:

Locust, Highlands

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Contact Information

Web Link:

Monmouth County Park System

Phone:

(732) 872-4000

Fees:

None

Dogs in park:

Not available

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