Spotlights

Take A Child's Life Tour of Ringwood Manor on July 29th!

This fun and energetic 45-minute tour of Ringwood Manor focuses on the children of the Hewitt family. Learn all about the activities, games, & pranks they played at the Manor, and what a child’s life would be like during the late 19th century.

Take a Sedge Islands Kayak Eco-Tour on July 30th!

Learn more about one of the largest estuaries in New Jersey. Park Natural Educators will guide participants on an aquatic expierence to learn about the many historical and ecological functions of the bay, and how it is all intertwined. 

Be an Island Explorer on July 26th!

If you like exploring the outdoors, learning about animals, and investigating the ecosystem, then you’re an Island Explorer! Join us for 2 hours of catching fish, spying on birds, or learning about turtles, and more. A different topic is explored each week. Drop off your child for 2 hours of fun!

Celebrate National Moth Week on July 28th!

The NJ Conservation Foundation will be hosting a educational Moth Night to celebrate National Moth Week at the Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center on July 28th at 8 p.m. Moths are one of nature's most diverse and interesting insect and this event will give any aspiring entomologists a chance to see these nocturnal wonders up close and personal. 

Fun and Food Trucks at the Hermitage Museum on July 22nd!

The Historic Hermitage Museum in Ho-Ho-Kus (what a name!) NJ will be hosting its second annual Food Truck Festival on July 22nd. The event will feature dozens of food trucks offering a melting pot of different cuisines available for purchase. Besides delicious food there will also be live music, children’s activities, and of course the opportunity to explore one of NJ's most historic museum sites.

Take a Moonlight Hike on July 21!

Experience the magic of Island Beach State Park at night! Take an adventurous moonlight hike through the dark, dense maritime forest, over the rolling dunes and down to the beach.

Learn About Shellfish on July 3rd!

On July 3rd ReClam the Bay invites you to come learn all about shellfish. Certified Shellfish Gardeners will teach you about the feeding patterns, life cycles and overall importance of these fragile creatures. 

Learn About Shellfish

ReClam the Bay invites you to come learn all about shellfish. Certified Shellfish Gardeners will teach you about the feeding patterns, life cycles and overall importance of these fragile creatures. 

Bike and BBQ on July 1st!

Kittatinny State Park will be teaming up with Double S Smokehouse to host a Bike and BBQ event on July 1st. The event will take riders on a 14 mile bike ride on a railroad trail loop while also learning some fun facts about the original railway that formed the trail along the way. 

Pick Your Own Blueberries on July 15th!

The New Jersey Conservation Foundation will be hosting a pick your own blueberry event at an antiquated Pine Barren blueberry farm in the Franklin Parker Preserve Park on July 15th.