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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
6/17/03

Contact: Amy Cradic
(609) 984-1795

Take a Virtual Tour of New Jersey's State Parks and Historic Sites

(03/87) TRENTON – A newly added feature on the state Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) web site (www.nj.gov/dep) now provides visitors greater opportunity to discover New Jersey's state parks, forests, and historic sites through online videos, photo galleries and panoramic iPix images.

"New virtual tours of our state parks and historic sites provide people an added opportunity to enjoy some of New Jersey's greatest attractions," said DEP Commissioner Bradley M. Campbell. "The online videos and images are useful tools that can help families or individuals find the perfect location for a day trip or find a scenic area for overnight camping."

By simply logging on to the Internet and visiting the DEP homepage, visitors can explore the scenic sites of New Jersey's beaches, rivers, trails, camping areas, historic homes and landscapes, including the battlefields where Washington and the Continental Army spent almost half of the American Revolutionary War.

Virtual tours are currently available for 23 state park and historic sites, including:

  • Allaire State Park
  • Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
  • Batsto Village
  • Belleplain State Forest / Corsen's Inlet
  • Bull's Island Recreation Area
  • Cape May Point State Park
  • Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park
  • Double Trouble State Park / Village
  • Fort Mott / Hancock House
  • Indian King Tavern
  • Island Beach State Park
  • Jenny Jump State Forest
 
  • Liberty State Park
  • Long Pond Ironworks State Park
  • Monmouth Battlefield State Park
  • Princeton Battlefield StatePark
  • Ringwood State Park
  • The Hermitage
  • Trenton Battle Monument
  • Twin Lights Historic Site
  • Voorhees State Park
  • Wallace House / Old Dutch Parsonage
  • Washington Crossing State Park

In addition to the new state park and historic site virtual tours, the DEP homepage features a new listserv that allows New Jersey's residents and businesses to receive the latest DEP news releases and updates directly by email. Both new online features are accessible from the homepage at www.nj.gov/dep.

 

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