First Day Hike Review

03, Jan Scott Barnes

We would like to thank those who attended our first, First Day Hike yesterday. Although the event was pushed back a day due to rain, our group took advantage of the windy but warmer-than-normal weather to explore several corners of the park.

As an added bonus, our event was filmed by journalist Ma...

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Park Reopens & Website Update

01, May Scott Barnes

Per Governor Murphy's Executive Order 133, State Parks will reopen at sunrise on Saturday, May 2nd. Since Tall Pines has no buildings or other facilities, all parts of the park will be available.

To ensure your safety and the health of the community, please observe these guidelines:

  • Go solo,...

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Park Closed

07, Apr Scott Barnes

Per Governor Murphy's Executive Order 118, all State Parks, State Forests, and county parks are closed until further notice to limit the spread of Covid-19. Despite being an unstaffed location, Tall Pines is a state-owned facility and is subject to this order. This includes all parking areas and...

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There are two simple rules for dog owners:

  1. Dogs Must Be Leashed At All Times.
  2. Owners Must Clean Up After Their Dogs And Remove The Waste from The Preserve.

Unleashed dogs run the risk of negative encounters:

  1. with other dogs,
  2. with Preserve visitors
  3. and with wildlife, such as groun...

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Mantua Creek Oil Spill Update

19, Dec Scott Barnes

The December 5th tanker truck accident on Route 55 caused a significant spill of #2 Heating Oil in Mantua Creek. About 4 miles of creek was impacted, including Tall Pines. Today, the Borough of Wenonah published an update on cleanup operations, including this 9-page official account of the acci...

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