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Cheesequake State Park

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Cheesequake State Parks uniqueness lies in its geographical location. Not only is its 1,291 acres situated in the middle of the urban north and the suburban south, it lies in a transitional zone between two different ecosystems. Open fields, saltwater and freshwater marshes, a white cedar swamp, Pine Barrens, and a northeastern hardwood forest are the main characteristics of the park.

South from Perth Amboy, take Route 34 or the Garden State Parkway, exit 120; follow signs to the park.

Location: 300 Gordon Road, Matawan New Jersey 07747 Telephone 732-566-2161

Other New Jersey State Parks nearby:
(Farmingdale) Allaire State Park
(Hackettstown) Allamuchy Mountain State Park
(Toms River) Cattus Island County Park
(Matawan) Cheesequake State Park
(Somerset) Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park
(Fort Lee) Fort Lee Historic Park

08/10 Coming to The Matawan area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival vernon CT April27 The festival started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut” has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival.
Contemporary Art Fair Connecticut Norwalk CT April27-28 Modeled after our two sucessful NYC shows at the Javits Center. Each of the two shows will have approximately 100 exhibitors.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.