Greenwood Forest Wildlife Management Area
Traveling south on the Garden State Parkway, take Exit 69 toward Waretown. Use GPS Coordinates 39.796202, -74.374571 to locate the intersection of NJ 72 and County Route 539. Turn right on CR 539 (Warren Grove Whiting Rd) where sand roads leave from both sides of the road into the interior of Greenwood Forest.
To reach the boardwalk at Webb’s Mill Branch, drive 6.5 miles from the above mentioned intersection and park by the bridge, where the boardwalk is visible -- GPS Coordinates: 39.833455, -74.382928
A vast 32,000-acre wildlife area containing upland forest, bogs, three small lakes and wetlands.
The Greenwood Forest WMA stretches for miles along County Route 539 in Ocean County. The area contains forests of pitch pine and scrub oak in the uplands and white cedar swamps in the lowlands. Its fields are managed for wildlife, with hedgerows and plantings of wildlife food and cover crops.