The Franklin Parker Preserve will be closed on the morning of Wednesday, September 1 for management activities. It will reopen promptly at 12 noon. We recommend the nearby Brendan T. Byrne or Wharton State Forests for recreational opportunities similar to those normally available at FPP. The Batona Trail will remain open.

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Summer Solstice Celebration!

Celebrate the summer solstice and preserved land on Thursday, June 17, by virtually attending New Jersey Conservation Foundation’s gala. To be held via Zoom video conference at 7 p.m., the stay-at-home event will feature bidding for fun and unique items at auctions, a live conservation trivia session, and some very special surprises! Click the red arrow to sign up!
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Autumn Sunrise Photography at Franklin Parker Preserve

Join landscape photographer Richard Lewis for a 6-hour photography workshop at our scenic 11,000-acre Franklin Parker Preserve. This workshop will be tailored to a small group for personalized instruction based on participants' abilities and needs. We will visit 5-6 locations throughout the workshop, highlighting some of the most picturesque locales in the Pine Barrens.  The workshops are held rain or shine unless there is severe weather. 

Butterfly Walk

Join experts from the North American Butterfly Association as we walk the meadows of Bamboo Brook in search of late summer butterfly species.

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