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New Jersey Information

A guide to New Jersey's government, recreational opportunities and other public resources.

Outdoors

  • Biking in New Jersey  A major source of information for the adult rider. Chapters are: Traveling by bicycle in New Jersey; How to deal with highway conditions in New Jersey; Recreational cycling; Map sources; and an Appendix that includes bicycle laws.
  • Bicycle Maps and Routes  This page has a lot of material on bicycling for children and includes safety guides for children and how to buy a bike for a child. Also, provides access to pdf versions of the new bike tour maps.
  • The Nature Conservancy – New Jersey Chapter A major source of information for the adult rider. Chapters are: Traveling by bicycle in New Jersey; How to deal with highway conditions in New Jersey; Recreational cycling; Map sources; and an Appendix that includes bicycle laws.
  • New York-New Jersey Trail Conference  Information for new and seasoned hikers along with information about area trails.

New Jersey Public Lands

National Parks in New Jersey

Museums and Historic Sites

  • Adventure Aquarium The Adventure Aquarium, formerly the New Jersey State Aquarium, is a for-profit educational entertainment attraction operated in Camden, New Jersey on the Delaware River Camden Waterfront.
  • American Revolutionary War Sites  A web site highlighting New Jersey’s role in the Revolution.
  • Battleship New Jersey America's most decorated Battleship is now the area's most exciting museum, open for tours, events and overnight encampments. Exploring “BB62” is experiencing history in a whole new way. Not only do you see exhibits of artifacts from the ship’s past, but you are put into the exhibit as you go through the tour route.
  • Historic Sites and Villages  A listing of state run historic sites.
  • Liberty Science Center Liberty Science Center is an interactive science museum and learning center located in Liberty State Park in Jersey City in Hudson County, New Jersey.
  • Museums – New Jersey   152 museums, historical societies and arts organizations are organized in an A-Z list and by region.
  • New Jersey State Museum As a center of cultural, educational, and scientific engagement, the New Jersey State Museum inspires innovation and lifelong learning through collections, research, exhibitions and programs in science, history and art.

Things to Do - General

National Wildlife Refuges in New Jersey

Camping in New Jersey

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