PADDLE A CANOE/KAYAK ON A LAKE, CANAL, OR RESERVOIR
Micks Pine Barrens Canoe and Kayak
3107 Rte 563, Chatsworth, NJ 08019
Jersey Paddler Inc.
1756 New Jersey 88, Brick, NJ
GO ON A SCENIC TRAIN RIDE
New Jersey Museum of Transportation, Inc. at Allaire State Park
4265 Atlantic Ave, Wall Township, New Jersey 07727 732-938-5524
Weekends in the Fall - Now through Dec 22. Ride the train through scenic Allaire State Park every half hour from noon through 4:30 PM.
Haunted Express Night Time Rides! - October 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 & 26 Take a spooky nighttime ride and a walk through the haunted woods of Allaire State Park. Trains leave every half hour from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM.
HIKE IN THE WOODS
Huber Woods Park
25 Brown's Dock Road, Locust (Middletown Twp.), NJ 07760
732-872-2670 - Environmental Center
Nestled on a hill overlooking the Navesink River, the park was established in 1974 with a 118-acre gift of land. Besides forests and meadows, the site also features over 8 miles of multi-use trails and an Environmental Center. A visit to Huber Woods Park is the perfect opportunity to appreciate the facets of nature that are often taken for granted. While there, take a moment amid the scenic beauty and panoramic views to observe small things - sounds, smells, light and shadow, subtle hints of seasonal change. Relax in a meadow or take a walk along a wooded trail. Each experience will enhance your appreciation of the fascinating natural world around you.
WANDER THROUGH A GARDEN
Leaming Run Gardens
1845 U.S. 9 Cape May Ct Hse, NJ 08210
Deep Cut Garden
352 Red Hill Rd, Middletown, NJ 07748
Grounds for Sculpture
18 Fairgrounds Rd Trenton, NJ 08619
TAKE A BOAT RIDE
Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center
331 Georgia Tavern Road, Howell 07731
All aboard! Come enjoy a boat tour on the beautiful Manasquan Reservoir! Tours are narrated by Park System Naturalists and will include opportunities to view local wildlife including turtles, egrets, herons, ospreys, and perhaps even a Bald Eagle! Boat tours depart from the Manasquan Reservoir Visitor Center.
The River Lady
1 Robbins Parkway, Toms River, NJ 08753
Join them for a delightful cruise on The River Lady, a 130 passenger, 85′ authentic reproduction of a paddle wheel riverboat. The River Lady splendidly captures the ambiance of a 19th century Mississippi Paddleboat. The River Lady cruises the Toms River and Barnegat Bay of New Jersey. Advance reservations suggested.