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


Canoe rentals will be available at Thompson Park, Lincroft,
on Saturday & Sunday, August 27 & 28.


Thompson Park Weekend Canoe Rentals      
Saturday & Sunday, August 27 & 28 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.       
Thompson Park, Lincroft      
Canoes will be available for rent on Marlu Lake. All equipment provided; limited number of canoes available. Open to ages 3 and up, under 18 with adult. Fee is $15 per boat for 1-3 people for two hours. Cash or check only.      

Open Swim
Saturday & Sunday, August 27 & 28 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Fort Monmouth Recreation Area, Tinton Falls
Keep cool in our large outdoor pool. The cost is $7 per person; $20 per family (up to four). Costs are per day. Cash or check only.

Fish Prints         
Saturday & Sunday, August 27 & 28 from 12-2 p.m.         
Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell
Make a fish print. FREE!      

Boat Tours of the Manasquan Reservoir 
Saturday & Sunday, August 27 & 28 at 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m. & 5 p.m.

Manasquan Reservoir, Howell
These 45-minute tours are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is $6 per adult and $4 per child (age 12 and under). Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent. All tours leave from the Visitor Center.

Mill Demonstration
Saturday & Sunday, August 27 & 28 from 1-4 p.m.
Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold
See the 19th century gristmill in action. FREE!             

Seabrook-Wilson House Tours            
Sunday, August 28 from 1-4 p.m.           
Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth            
Visit this house, which dates back to the early 1700s, and see displays on the ecology of the bay and local history. FREE!       

Please note that 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.      

You can also: 

Our Summer, Camp/Swim and Fall issues of the Program Directory are currently 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.