Ringwood State Park
1304 Sloatsburg Rd.,
Ringwood, NJ 07456
Ringwood Manor was home of some of the country's foremost ironmasters. Tours of the historic manor are given Wednesday through Sunday year-round. Please call to check the daily tour schedule. The Ringwood Manor section of the park also features picnic areas, a playground, and hiking trails, as well as the park office.
Shepherd Lake Recreation Area offers swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, picnic areas, and a playground. A concession stand and boat rentals are available during the peak summer season. Thunder Mountain, a trap and skeet range, is also located in the Shepherd Lake area.
The New Jersey State Botanical Garden at Skylands offers visitors a look at a wide variety of plants and trees in specialty gardens. The area is also home to Skylands Manor, a 44-room manor house built in the 1920s.
Tours of Skylands Manor are available once a month from March through Nov. The Skylands area also boasts a number of hiking and mountain biking trails.