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Get Outside & Explore New Jersey!

Get Outside & Explore New Jersey!

Many years ago, the beauty of this state inspired me to explore everything that NJ had to offer, and to capture everything that I was seeing. This inspiration to explore grew into a need, or even a passion, to share what I had found. With a little bit of hard work, this turned in to GetOutsideNJ.com. - Jeff C, GetOutsideNJ.com

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2023 Lighthouse Challenge of NJ - How Many Will You Visit? (Oct 21st & 22nd)

Oct 9. 2023: 2023 Lighthouse Challenge of NJ - How Many Will You Visit? (Oct 21st & 22nd)

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Your Summer 2023 Bucket List

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You need to visit these fantastic NJ gardens this spring!

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New Trail Maintenance Dates Posted!

Mar 17. 2023: New Trail Maintenance Dates Posted!

We had a few great trail maintenance dates sent to us, which went right onto our calendar!

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No Park Entrance Fees at State Parks for 2022

May 26. 2022: No Park Entrance Fees at State Parks for 2022

The NJ State Park System has decided to stop (or not start) collecting park entrance fees this summer.

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Photos of the week! May 26

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Each week we share a few photos of fun places around NJ with the hope that you find fun places to explore. This week we are sharing DG in OCP,Allaire ...

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Get Up, Get Out and Go Explore New Jersey!

Find time every month... every week... and even every day to get off your couch and get some fresh air. Head to a local park or just walk around your neighborhood. Do anything besides sit there and stare. Go stretch your legs and find your next adventure.