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NJ State Park Users Can Now Use 'Trail Tracker Smart Device' to Pick Trails, Find Activities and Track Locations

November 17, 2017

TRENTON - The New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry today officially launched a new smart device tool to enhance visits to state parks by helping users plan visits around the state park system's vast network of trails.

The Trail Tracker application, demonstrated by the Park Service during a news conference today at Allaire State Park in Monmouth County, may be downloaded to smart ...

Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo Kicks Off Nov. 17

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive DiVincenzo invites the public to spend part of their holiday season at the 11th Annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo. Free admission is being offered at The Holiday Lights Spectacular, which will be held as ...

Holiday Season Kicks Off at Disneyland Resort Anaheim with New Fun and Returning Traditions

ANAHEIM, CA - The magic of the holiday season has taken over Disneyland and Disney California Adventure now through January 7 at the Disneyland Resort in Southern California. The entire resort transforms into a winter wonderland filled with seasonal attractions, joyful entertainment, jolly décor and themed treats that make every day feel like a holiday. 

At Disney California ...

Celebrate the Holidays with Sound, Light, Model Trains and Family Fun

A favorite Union County tradition returns this year with the annual Holiday Sound and Light Show hosted by The Model Railroad Club.

The centerpiece of the festive extravaganza is the club’s sprawling, meticulously detailed HO scale model train layout at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center, conveniently located in a mixed-use area of Union County’s Lenape Park off Route 22 ...

Company Mulls Roxbury Site for Renting Personal Watercraft on Lake Hopatcong

ROXBURY, NJ – A company that rented personal watercraft on Roxbury’s Horseshoe Lake this summer is considering the same type of thing for Lake Hopatcong in Landing.

The company, Ramsey Outdoor, is thinking about renting kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddleboards on a small peninsula next to Lake’s End Marina, a chunk of land owned by the state but leased by Roxbury. The strip ...

Count ’Em: Fifth Great White Shark Tracked Off Jersey Coast This Year

LONG BRANCH, NJ — Another great white shark has surfaced along the New Jersey coast, but the whereabouts of three others that were last tracked not too far away are known. And there have been no signs of the ever-popular Mary Lee since June.  

Gurney, a young 4 ½-foot male weighing nearly 62 pounds, was tracked about 30 miles off Long Branch at 2:54 p.m. on October 25, ...

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