Pinelands Juried Photographic Exhibit 2022
A stunning collection of images from the Pinelands National Reserve.
Join a village historian for a free guided tour of historic Double Trouble Village. See inside the century old sawmill and packing house as you hear stories of this former company town.
Join us on a search for signs of our furred, feathered, scaly and slimy friends! Keep your eyes peeled and you’ll find out how to look for evidence of many different kinds of critter activity.
Explore the world of insect eating plants! We will take a walk and inspect pitcher plants, bladderworts and sundews all found right here in the Pine Barrens.
Discover what’s lurking beneath the surface of Pakim Pond! We’ll use a seining net to scoop up and identify the elusive critters of the water and what they have to say about water quality. Directions to Pakim Pond can be found here.Age: All agesPlease call the park office at (609) 726-1191 for more information. This […]
Take our guided evening hike to get a different perspective of the forest under the light of the moon. Learn about what happens after dark as the creatures that rule the night begin to emerge as others settle into sleep. After we’ll return to the Adventure Center to enjoy a campfire, discuss our experiences, and explore the folklore and history of the Pine Barrens under the stars.
Join Double Trouble State Park for a free 3.5 to 4-mile guided overview of the park’s history, industry, plants, and wildlife
Have you always wondered what is inside of Atsion Mansion? Our guide will take you on a tour through this once-majestic home and tell you about the family who built it. Afterwards, you will tour the ruins of what was once Atsion Village as our guide introduces what life was like in a Pine Barrens industry town.
Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and smells of the forest on our guided “Shinrin Yoku” inspired forest bathing walk. We invite you to unplug, slow down, and reconnect while falling in love with nature. Be a part of rekindling the ancient relationship between humans and the forest.
This national day encourages hiking and spending time outdoors with young ones! Pick up a scavenger hunt checklist inside the Nature Center before embarking on the trails, complete it and return to the Nature Center for a prize.
Get a glimpse into what life was like in the Pine Barrens along the Wading River during the 1800s. In this 2-hour excursion, participants will explore the ruins in and around the former town of Harrisville.
Explore and experience nature in a new way through nature journaling! For centuries, people have been illustrating and describing their observations in journals. As we have begun to better understand how the brain works and how we learn, this process has been refined. We now know that keeping a nature journal can help focus our attention and assist us in better remembering our observations, thoughts, and experiences.
It was over three decades ago, deep in the woods of Waretown, NJ, that the Pinelands Cultural Society (PCS) found its roots. Every Saturday night, in Joe and George Albert's small, secluded deer cabin in the Waretown pinelands, a handful of musicians would gather to pick and sing until the wee hours of Sunday morning. […]
Guided walking tour of historic Double Trouble Village. Double Trouble State Park offers an outstanding example of the Pine Barrens ecosystem and a window into the Pine Barrens history. The park provides the protection and interpretation of over 8500 acres of significant natural, cultural, and recreational resources representative of the Pinelands National Reserve.Age: 8 and […]
Discover how interconnected forest systems play a role in preventing climate change through carbon storage with The Nature Conservancy's Dr. Mark Anderson. Mark directs The Nature Conservancy’s Center for Resilient Conservation Science which provides science leadership, ecological analysis, and landscape assessments for conservation efforts across 50 states. He holds a Ph.D. in ecology from University […]
Join us for a guided hike in the forest where we’ll continue in the rich history of Pine Barrens storytelling. Our guide will tell myths and legends that have been passed down for generations and discuss the true historical figures who feature in them.
Explore the world of insect-eating plants! We will take a walk and inspect pitcher plants, bladderworts, and sundews all found right here in the Pine Barrens.Age: All ages.For more information call the Brendan T. Byrne State Forest office at (609) 726-1191.Program is weather permitting. Heavy rain or thunder cancels. This is hosted by Brendan T. Byrne […]