World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Washington Rock State Park

Article Id: WHEBN0004134817
Reproduction Date:

Title: Washington Rock State Park  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Watchung Mountains, List of New Jersey state parks, Green Brook Township, New Jersey, County Route 529 (New Jersey), Protected areas of New Jersey
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Washington Rock State Park

Washington Rock State Park vista

Washington Rock State Park is a 52-acre (210,000 m2) scenic state park on top the first Watchung Mountain in Green Brook Township, New Jersey. The park is operated and maintained by the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry.

It is famous for the scenic overlook which was already taken advantage of by General Continental Army was stationed at the Middlebrook encampment. The 30-mile (48 km) panoramic vista covers the eastern plains of New Jersey up to New York City.

The land was bought in 1913 to establish the park. Most of it is woodland but at the outlook there are walking trails and a picnic area.


See also

External links

  • Web site by Park Service

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.