Voorhees State Park

Voorhees State Park

Highlands Trail in Voorhees State Park - Photo credit: Daniela Wagstaff Highlands Trail in Voorhees State Park - Photo credit: Daniela Wagstaff
40.695071, -74.889773

Multi-use trials that range from wide and graveled to rocky and steep; scenic overviews of two major reservoirs.

Situated in the rolling hills of Hunterdon County, Voorhees State Park was the home of Foster M. Voorhees, a former governor of New Jersey.  He donated his farm to become a state park in 1929, and during the 1930s the Civilian Conservation Corps [CCC] developed the Park's picnic sites, parking areas, roads, and trails.  It has year-round camping facilities and an observatory for night sky...

Park Acreage:

1336.00 acres

Municipality:

Glen Gardner

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Contact Information

Web Link:

NJ DEP, Division of Parks and Forestry

Phone:

(908) 638-8572

Fees:

None

Dogs in park:

Dogs on leash

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The Highlands Trail in Vorhees State Park

 

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