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Places We Love

The Watershed Institute

  • Educational
  • Exercise
  • Nature

Come exploreThe Watershed Institute's 950-acre reserve and hike through wetlands, forests, meadows, streams and Wargo Pond. Some of the oldest trees in central New Jersey are found here, as well as a variety of birds and other wildlife. From late spring until early fall explore the Kate Gorrie Butterfly House featuring native butterflies and caterpillars. The state of the art LEED-Platinum Certified Watershed Center features interactive and educational exhibits, live animal displays, a science lab and gift shop. Courses and programs for kids, teenagers, and adults are available on a number of seasonal topics. Visit their website for details.

Trails: 10 mi, unpaved surface and boardwalk. .5 mi of trail are ADA accessible