What is our recipe for fun? Beautiful parks, great activities and you! Interested? Here's what's planned for this weekend: 

See what's cooking at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel.

Open Shoot Archery    
Saturday, March 24 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.        
Thompson Park Activity Barn, Lincroft
All equipment is provided for this open shoot. No outside equipment permitted. This is not an instructional clinic and NOT designed for beginners. Open to ages 10 and up (under 18 with adult). Cost is $10 per person; cash or check only.

Cookstove Demonstration   
Saturday, March 24 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.       
Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel       
Visit the out kitchen and see what's cooking on the woodstove. FREE!   

Animal Hours at Huber Woods Lodge       
Saturday, March 24 from 2-3 p.m.          
Huber Woods Lodge, Middletown
Have you been missing our animal friends while the Huber Woods Reptile House is undergoing renovations? Come visit and learn about our snakes, turtles, frogs and bugs during this special animal meet and greet. FREE!   

High Flying Fun   
Saturday & Sunday, March 24 & 25 from 1-4 p.m.    
Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold
Try your hand at making an old-fashioned kite. You supply the creativity and a bit of manual dexterity to go with the paper, string, sticks and glue we will have available. (If you want to try to fly your kite when it’s complete, please bring a spool of kite string.) FREE!    

Men's Open Gym Basketball        
Sunday, March 25 from 8-10 a.m.      
Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls
Shoot some hoops on our full court gym. The cost is $5 per person per session; cash or check only. 

Here are some other ways to enjoy your county parks:

Our spring and camp/swim issues of the Parks and Programs Guide are available online and in most county parks.  Registration is underway and accepted online; by phone at 732-842-4000, ext. 1; or in person at Park System Headquarters in Thompson Park, Lincroft.  

For more information on any of these activities or parks, call 732-842-4000, ext. 4312, between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily.

Please note:

  • Our outdoor offerings are weather dependent. Before heading out, please call 732-842-4000, ext. 6, to see if the activity you're interested in has been cancelled due to inclement weather.  
  • It is understood and agreed that park visitors and participants in Monmouth County Park System programs, activities, and events may have their names and pictures used, without fee, in broadcast, telecast, and print media accounts for promotional and publicity purposes.