Poricy Park

Poricy Park

40.369071, -74.097468

Known for the Poricy Pond Fossil Beds, the park also has a small network of hiking trails and two marsh platforms.

The fossil bed at Poricy Brook is what makes Poricy Park different from other nature preserves and historic sites. Not only can visitors dig for fossils, but they may also take them home. The fossils, mostly of shellfish, are approximately 72 million years old. The park asks that visitors sift the sand and gravel in the stream bed and refrain from digging directly into the banks, which causes...

Park Acreage:

250.00 acres

Municipality:

Middletown

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Contact Information

Web Link:

Poricy Park Conservancy

Phone:

(732) 842-5966

Fees:

None

Dogs in park:

Not available

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