Red Trail Now Marked

07, Jul Scott Barnes

If you visited Tall Pines in the last month, you may have seen a new set of markers for a "red trail." This is a shorter route than the existing "green trail" and does not cross Mantua Creek. Please see our revised online trail map for details.

Thanks again go out to Ken Atkinson and Mary Cummin...

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Bird Homes For Rent!

20, Mar Scott Barnes

In cooperation with the New Jersey Bluebird Society, we recently installed three additional wooden bluebird houses including the one shown here. The three houses we installed last year were quite successful: 16 young bluebirds were fledged from four nests. We're hoping for more colorful tenants th...

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Dog Owner Responsibilities

03, Nov Rich Dilks

Tall Pines State Preserve is a great place for owners to take their dogs and dogs are welcome at the Preserve. There are a couple of simple but very important rules that help ensure that everyone who visits Tall Pines has a safe and enjoyable experience.

  1. Dogs must be leashed at all times and le...

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We are pleased to report that the proposal to build 147 homes on the former Prickett Nursery property has been withdrawn. This means that there will be NO public hearing this coming Tuesday as previously announced.

What happens next? The Mantua Township government wants to enroll the property i...

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We've recently learned that a developer has proposed building 147 new homes on the site of the former Prickett Nursery in Sewell. As shown in the "bird's eye" picture, this property is on the southern border of Tall Pines State Preserve in Mantua Township. While there are currently other homes immed...

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