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Ringwood State Park

Ringwood, NJ
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Ranked #2 of 3 Attractions in Ringwood
Type: State Parks
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Willow Street
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

A rambling manor house begun in 1807 provides the setting for the lives of Peter Cooper and his son-in-law Abram S. Hewitt who purchased the house in 1853 as a country home. Many additions and renovations were made up through 1910. The rooms are beautifully furnished with family items. A knowledgeable guide leads you through the house. The house sits... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

It was a really awesome place to visit, hike take pictures & relax. Such a beautiful place and so close.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

if you are looking for a NY metro - Northern New Jersey hike that will take you up a small mountain that offers good views and a modest amount of exercise, this is a good time.

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Morris County, NJ
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This park provides something for nearly anyone who wants to get outdoors. Many of the hiking trails are old carriage roads that are nice walks for families with with young children or people who aren't in shape to tackle the more difficult trails. There are plenty of those trails too. The hike to the summit of Mt Defiance is steep,... More

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New Jersey
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241 reviews 241 reviews
60 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Just to run around see some birds and feel like you have traveled to a destination makes this a great day of few hour walk. Pack food. Some of the art is breathtaking. Great deals from Groupon that makes you want to stay a day or 2. I wish you could still tour the estate but I understand the changes... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

We have come here once and I hope to come again. I just need to find a better route from Montco PA because Rt 202 was a nightmare. We did a hike to the castle ruins and enjoyed terrific views and fall foliage.

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Monsey, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This place is huge! They have a nice mansion, although it doesn't come close to the mansions in Rohde Island, I very much injoyed the tour. The tour guide was very nice and knowledgable about the place. They also have a lake & boating, a shooting range and beautiful grounds. Wasn't at all crowded. A short drive from our home... More

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New Jersey
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105 reviews 105 reviews
65 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Ringwood is a nice park and definitely worth a visit. There is beautiful scenery and some cool old houses and such to roam around. The garden however is a bit over-hyped. It is actually quite small and bland. Perhaps I just visited during a bad time of the year but I was disappointed in the plant life. It's just a... More

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Ringwood, New Jersey
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The grounds surround the historic Ringwood Manor, home of the Revolutionary War cartographer Robert Erskine whose grave rests on a hillside overlooking a bucolic pond. Hundreds of acres open for a whole range of outdoor activities: running, hiking, biking, picnics, etc.

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Ringwood, New Jersey, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

What a beautiful place to hike, ride bikes, etc. We live in the beauty of all of this. Pack a lunch and bring your own garbage bags please, keep our town clean. Spring is nice but the fall takes the prize. The leaves turn such a vibrant color, it is not to be missed!

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