Cheesequake State Park is a 1,610-acre state park in Middlesex County, New Jersey. Open fields, saltwater and freshwater marshes, a white cedar swamp, Pine Barrens, and a northeastern hardwood forest can be found the park. An Interpretive Center is a short distance from the trailhead parking lot on the Red/Green/Blue trail.
There are five designated trails at the park. The Red, Yellow, Green and Blue trails are for hiking or walking. The White Trail is for hiking and mountain biking. Trail lengths range from 1.5 to 3.5 miles. Trail difficulty ranges from easy to moderate.
When to Go
Swimming and boating are available during the summer. Sledding, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing can be done during the winter.
The park has campsites for a fee that require a reservation.