New Jersey State Parks

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These State Parks Are the Jewels in New Jersey's Crown

While many might think New Jersey's crown is sported by the Statue of Liberty, its state parks might be its secret treasure. New Jersey's 50 state parks boast 38 fascinating historical sites and buildings, and swathes of landscape as large as 115,000-acre Wharton State Forest. In total, you have 430,928 acres of glorious state parks to explore. So that you can home in on the most appropriate parks for your needs, here's a round-up of some of New Jersey's most special and unique state parks.

The Best New Jersey State Parks for Families

With waterparks and revolutionary history, the Statue of Liberty, and theme parks about construction. New Jersey is a phantasmagoria of family entertainment:

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The Best New Jersey State Parks for Hiking

From sunny mountaintops with state-wide views to unexplored trails through the state's most secret parkland, here are the best parks for hiking in New Jersey:

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The Best New Jersey State Parks for Adventure Sports

New Jersey is wild enough to satisfy the most ardent thrillseekers. Here are the best state parks to slake your thirst for adventure:

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