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Psssst. There’s a secret little park behind the Princeton Battlefield Monument – and it hides the best climbing tree in town. And a scenic little pond. With smitten geese. And…

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Past the nature center, the playground, the horseshoe pits, the lake, the stage, the wide open recreation lawn and the farm land, the real adventure begins – in the labyrinthian…

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These woods are stocked with every feature you could wish for – all in a mile-long loop: meandering boardwalks under a grand canopy, Shabakunk Creek with its pretty beaches, a…

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A secret garden. Right here in New Jersey – and complete with ivy-covered stone walls, trellised passageways, a romantic estate, rolling meadows and even a Rapunzelesque stone tower. No doubt…

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Hovering between creepy and enchanted, Sunset Park is a veritable sculpture gallery with installations stationed along a 1/4 mile of adventurous tunnels through the junipers. Though the path is short,…

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“Nah, I don’t need to see the cave,” …. are words no child will ever speak! And the Witherspoon Woods’ Devil’s Cave has a supporting cast of a whole panorama…

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The expansive recreation lawn, brand new playground and large gazebo with plush BBQs come into view when you pull into the large parking lot. The wonderfully intricate and naturally ornamental…

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Unless you were at Herrontown Woods this morning, there’s something new for you to discover there. Exuberant and deft hands are clearing new trails, laying stepping stones, building yurts (!),…

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Two paths hug the canal heading South from the Kingston Locktender’s house. This is the sequestered one. It follows the canal past Kingston’s historic nursery lands with sweet country pathways…

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The skinny little path from the parking lot is a portal to another world that magically fits into this wild wetland space between office parks. And standing on the bridge,…

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But wait there’s more! Farm animals, formal gardens, hiking trails, campfires, children’s garden, lakes, creeks, accommodations…. and you will still find more than you expect. VISIT WEBSITE DIRECTIONS AS A…

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Audoban’s Plainsboro Preserve is as inviting to the rich wildlife it hosts as it is to its visitors with a welcoming nature center and trails that are perfect for little legs and still full of intrigue and adventure as they pass through butterfly gardens, along scenic bluffs, through shaded woods and past bird viewing platforms.

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Educational, mindful and conscientious, this is an ideal adventure trail for Kindergarteners and up (many stretches of planks and some rock cascades might be tough for younger feet). Lots of…

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