Earth Day Celebration
Join Monmouth County Park System staff as they celebrate Earth Day at several parks throughout the county: Earth Day is one of the best times of the year to get back outside and into nature either by yourself or with family and friends.
Bayshore Waterfront Park Activity Center, Port Monmouth
Celebrate the shore and discover cool coastal animals and artifacts like whales, sea turtles, fish, crabs, and even tiny plankton during this interactive touch and tell program. Tours will also be given of the historic Seabrook-Wilson House, which dates back to the early 1700s.
Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown
Beautiful flowers are back in bloom. Discover this charming park’s oral beauty, hidden places, and vibrant native plants. Find out how to become an earth-friendly gardener.
Freneau Woods Park Visitor Center, Aberdeen Township
Join a Park System Naturalist for a leisurely walk to look for returning birds, wandering wildlife, emergent buds, blooming wild flowers and other fun sights of spring among the many acres of wetlands and woods around Freneau Woods Park. Binoculars provided. Tours depart at approximately 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM and 4:00 PM.
Huber Woods Park Environmental Center, Middletown
See snakes & reptiles during a family-oriented show that gives you the chance to watch live and exciting animals and nature artifacts found in NJ. There will also be freshwater pond creatures on view and an opportunity to see kid friendly interactive exhibits inside the environmental center.
Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell
Explore the woods and wetlands around the Reservoir. There will be live animal shows featuring reptiles and amphibians, which are often misunderstood animals, and short Park System naturalist-led walks. Plus enjoy the sights and displays of our beautiful environmental center. Live animal shows take place at: 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM and 3:30 PM; and nature walks at 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM.
Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park Activity Center, Long Branch
Improve your understanding of our ocean and have fun creating some ocean-friendly crafts. Both art and nature will fuse together to enhance our imaginations and explore the mysteries of our Blue Planet.