Long Pond Ironworks State Park

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Long Pond Ironworks State Park

1334 Greenwood Lake Tpk. (Rt. 511), Hewitt, NJ 07421
973-962-7031
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Property Description

The remnants of the ironmaking industrial structures at this site date from the 18th and 19th centuries. Furnaces, casting house ruins, charging areas, ice houses, waterwheels and other structures are a part of the remains. The village is undergoing research and restoration and one waterwheel has been reconstructed.

The 'Old Country Store' has been renovated and now houses the Long Pond Ironworks Museum. Greenwood Lake supplies over three million residents and thousands of businesses with their water supplies. Facilities and activities include boating / canoeing (electric motors, gas motors - 10 hp), trailer launch, cartop launch, boat ramps, birding, fishing and hunting. Winter sports include ice fishing and cross-country skiing. Trails accommodate hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding.