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Description - Information provided by New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry Streams, mixed oak-hardwood forest and swamps comprise the park. Trail entry is through the Farny Natural Area. Split Rock Reservoir is adjacent to the park.

Attractions - The natural area lies adjacent to Splitrock Reservoir and supports a mature mixed oak hardwood forest characteristic of the Highlands physiographic province. Tall red, white and black oaks dominate the forest canopy, which also serves as habitat for the endangered red-shouldered hawk and threatened barred owl. Numerous trails cross the natural area.

Recreation - Hiking Trails

Climate - Winter weather can start by October and is in full force by November, temperatures average 20 to 40 degrees. Spring can begin in mid March and brings temperatures of 50 degrees F, by April temperatures can reach 65 degrees F. Summer weather can extend from late May to mid September, and temperatures often reach 95 degrees during this season with nighttime lows near 65 degrees. Fall weather has temperatures between 65 and 45 degrees F. Precipitation levels in New Jersey are highest from March through August.

Location - Morris County Rockaway Township


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Contact Information:
Farny State Park, c/o Ringwood State Park, 1304 Sloatsburg Road , Ringwood, NJ, 07456-1799, Phone: (973) 962-7031
, Michele.buckley@dep.state.nj.us

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