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Grounds for Sculpture

Wander Grounds For Sculpture’s 42 acres to see more than 270 sculptures tucked away into meticulously cared for gardens.

Red Bank Battlefield and Whitall House

The park offers pathways along the Delaware River and plenty of spots for picnicking, as well as a children’s play area.

Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge

Cedar Run treats more than 5,000 wild animals each year, and the ones who can’t go back to the wild live on their 171-acre refuge, which you can visit to learn more about our area’s native wildlife. Get involved with their Journey & Conversations Nature Club, which meets every Wednesday at 7 pm.

Adventure Aquarium

It’s not all outside, but it’s the best place to experience all the wonderful creatures that live under the sea. Say hello to the hippos, stop by penguin park or if you’re feeling brave, take a walk over the shark bridge.

Battleship New Jersey

You can tour this museum on the water – their rigorous disinfection protocols mean you can even go inside – to see areas like the room where sailors controlled the guns, the hospital and the crew’s cabins.

Historic Cold Spring Village

As an open-air living history museum, you can learn more about SJ’s history in the most hands-on way imaginable. Make sure to grab a brew at Cold Spring Brewery, the first nonprofit brewery in New Jersey.

Timber Creek Park

Dogs can explore the 128 acres of nature trails on a leash, or find a bit more freedom in its 9 acres of fenced-in dog park.

Wiggins Waterfront Park

Along 51 acres of Camden’s Delaware River shoreline, you’ll find Wiggins Waterfront Park with its gorgeous view of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge and waterfront attractions like Adventure Aquarium and Battleship New Jersey.

Corson’s Inlet State Park

With 341 acres of shoreline, sand dunes and marine habitats, you can find all sorts of rich wildlife throughout the park, including nesting sites for the endangered Piping Plover.

Island Beach State Park

With more than 3,000 acres and 10 miles of beaches and coastal dunes, this park is home to the state’s largest osprey colony and over 400 plants. Its trails give access to Barnegat Bay and other nature centers.

Von Nieda Park

Head to Von Nieda Park in Camden for playgrounds, baseball and soccer fields, a tennis court, 4 basketball courts, a bike path and some out-of-the-way nature areas spread across 18 acres.

August 2020
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