Hawk Rise Sanctuary

Hawk Rise Sanctuary

Watchungs Region

40.603457, -74.250394

A converted landfill in an unsightly industrial area that feels magically remote once the sanctuary is entered.



New Jersey is beginning to reclaim landfills as attractive places to enjoy nature.  The DeKorte Park [Hackensack Meadowlands] is a beautiful example, and now another one in Linden opened in 2012.  The N.J. Audubon Society, N.J. Department of Environmental Protection, and City of Linden combined efforts to transform a closed landfill and adjacent property into a...

Park Acreage:

95.00 acres



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Contact Information

Web Link:

NJ Audubon Society/Hawk Rise Sanctuary


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Dogs in park:

No dogs

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