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Environmental Education Center at Lord Stirling Park

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190 Lord Stirling Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-1329
+1 908-766-2489
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Lots of Good Stuff but... Summer Mosquitoes Bite Really Hard!

There are some nasty biting summer mosquitoes here especially when you get in the woods. But... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Lovely day out.

Very nice visit and nice trails which are very easy. We saw turtles, rabbits and a deer during our... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Panama City, Panama
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190 Lord Stirling Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-1329
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

There are some nasty biting summer mosquitoes here especially when you get in the woods. But outside the woods, they are less bothersome. The gazebo garden area is very nice with it's aromatic and touch-me display plants. The high decks are very nice to get...More

Thank r-j-infinity
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice visit and nice trails which are very easy. We saw turtles, rabbits and a deer during our walk. Interesting to see the various plants which are all labelled too. Very nice lake and forest. Lots of frogs too. A nice information centre with...More

Thank MalagaBill77
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Lord Stirling is a fine place for a walk in the woods; well-marked trails, many of which are boardwalks, particularly in the north end of the park. (A new one is being rebuilt in what they call the Boondocks---hopefully to be finished by the end...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great place to visit for a little hike. Love visiting during the Fall and Spring. Never disappoints.

Thank esor
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

In the past we have had issues of losing our way at this park. They now have clearer markings frequently on trees to show the color of the trail you want. We did the red trail which is 2.1 miles, a nice distance. It was...More

1  Thank BJ G
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The visitor’s center has several different nature displays and a nature library. There was also a display or local artists/photographers. Helpful staff available to help identify the different birds that visitors photograph. They also list the wildlife spotted. Lots of peaceful walking trails. Easy to...More

Thank P F B
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This 950-acre Park is named after William Alexander Stirling – a General of the American Revolution, and is operated by the Somerset County Parks Commission. We have come here several times before, and this time came during the President’s Day Weekend with some family members...More

Thank TheExplorerFamily
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Nice way to spend time outdoors any time of the year. We hiked, but have also cross country skied there. Nature center is nice too.

Thank Silvertwinkie
Reviewed 24 August 2016

A wonderful place to experience nature. Hiking trails, bird watching and knowledgeable staff. Great for the entire family kids to grandparents.

Thank geojgervasi
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The Environmental Center at Lord Stirling park is one of several nature and education facilities that border on and are part of The Great Swamp federal wildlife park. The center main building has fun exhibits that change all the time and occasional special events. It...More

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14 July 2016|
Response from MsVineyard | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge. You should go on Somerset County park site and call their contact