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New Jersey Information: NJ Recreation

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

NJ Recreation

  • 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.
  • Camping  Information on camping in New Jersey.
  • Find New Jersey Parks  Find a park by activity or location.
  • Sports  Includes New Jersey Arenas, Stadiums and Teams.
  • 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.
  • Visit New Jersey  The State’s official travel web site. What to do around New Jersey, including an events calendar.
  • 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.
  • Are We There Yet?  A great resource for getting out and about in New Jersey. Each link leads to a page with information about the resource and its history, hours, contact information including official web site if available, driving directions and what’s nearby.
  • 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.
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State-Owned Historic Sites

Absecon Lighthouse

Atlantic City, NJ

Allaire State Park

Wall Township, NJ

Batso Village

Hammonton, NJ

Cape May Point Lighthouse

Cape May Point, NJ

Boxwood Hall

Elizabeth, NJ