Maurice River Kayaking, Al & Sam Kayaking Rentals and Tours, Newfield
Kayak down the Maurice River, a federal designation of a "Wild & Scenic" location just outside Gloucester County. The river provides flat, naturally flowing clean cedar water, characterized by bends, turns, and occasional downed trees. Enjoy South Jersey's natural environment and ecosystems with its beautiful variety of plant and animal life. You're likely to see bald eagles, osprey, turtles, and otters.
Open May through October
Located at 4273 N. Delsea Dr. (Rt. 47 next to Batter’s Box)
Newfield, NJ 08344
Call 856-692-8440 or visit http://www.alandsams.com/Maurice%20river%20challenge%20trip.html
Bus Stop Music Café, Pitman
This organic restaurant/record store/ music instrument repair shop that hosts an electric mix of live music is right here in Gloucester County. With plenty of free parking and organic foods with creative names such as the Janis Choplin wrap is a family friendly place right in the heart of Uptown Pitman.
Creamy Acres Farm, Mullica Hill
Located at 148 S Broadway Pitman, NJ 08071
Call 856- 582-0009
Come experience county life on a working dairy farm, visit the farmers market, play area & greenhouses.
Duffield Farm, Washington Township
Call 856-223-1669 or visit http://www.creamyacres.com/
Duffield Farm, Washington Township a family farming tradition since 1953.
Scotland Run Park
Start the summer right with Duffield's U-Pick ripe strawberry fields, opening the first week of June! Looking for fun, safe, activities for you and your family? Why not take a drive out to our farm and enjoy a hayride in the country! Ride through our scenic farmland and breathe the fresh country air!
Located at Chapel Heights Road Sewell, NJ 08080.
Call 856-589-7090 or visit http://www.duffieldsfarm.com/
Scotland Run Park, Clayton is the largest of the county parks with over 1000 acres. The 80-acre Wilson Lake offers passive recreation opportunities including fishing, boating and nature observation. The playground, pavilion and picnic areas are across the street from the nature center. The nature center offers a variety of environmental education programs for all ages.
Located at 980 East Academy Street Clayton, 08322.
Call 856- 881-0845 or visit http://www.co.gloucester.nj.us/government/departments/parksnrec/scotlandrun.cfm
Sketch Club Players
Sketch Club Players, Inc, presents mainstage plays and several children's theater productions each season. The theater is a quaint, intimate venue, which is located in the historic West End Schoolhouse in Woodbury. Founded in 1933, Sketch Club Players the oldest, continuously performing community theater group in South Jersey.
Our website is http://www.sketchclubplayers.org/. The club’s phone number is 856-848-8089.
Pine Barrens Birding & Wild Life Trail
Pine Barrens Birding & Wild Life trail includes 12 driving routes in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden and Gloucester Counties, visiting 120 wildlife-viewing areas in and around the million-acre Pinelands National Reserve. You’ll experience Atlantic white-cedar swamps, Pine Barrens savannahs, vistas on the Delaware River, salt marshes, barrier islands, tea-colored streams and ponds, acid bogs, blue holes, and an incredible variety of wildlife including multiple threatened and endangered species. Get out and enjoy this globally unique ecosystem – you’ll be glad you did! http://www.njwildlifetrails.org/
Gloucester County Historic Society Museum
The Hunter-Lawrence-Jessup House Museum hosts a collection of artifacts relating to the history of the area. Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 1-4 pm and the last Sunday of each month: 2-5 pm.
Red Bank Battlefield & Whitall House National Park
Daily Admission Fee: Members: Free Non-Members: $5.00 Children, ages 6-18: $1.00; children under 6 free.
Located at 58 N. Broad St. Woodbury, NJ 08096
Call 856- 848-8531 or visit http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njgchs/Museum.html
Gloucester County Law Enforcement Museum
The Gloucester County Law Enforcement Educational Resource Center offers historical artifacts and exhibits to educate the public about South Jersey Law Enforcement history. The Resource Center is located in the Rowan College at Gloucester County Library, at 1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell, NJ 08080. To learn more call (856)456-8288 or visit www.facebook.com/GCPoliceMuseum
The 44-acre site of a successful Revolutionary War battle with the remains of Fort Mercer.
Rowan University Edelman Planetarium, Glassboro
Whitall House, circa 1748, served as both Revolutionary war headquarters and a field hospital.
Free to visit. Located at 100 Hessian Ave. National Park, NJ 08063.
Call 856-853-5120 or visit www.co.gloucester.nj.us/Government/Departments/ParksnRec/redbank.cfm or http://www.whithall.org/
Rowan University Edelman Planetarium, Glassboro. Public showings are offered during regular semesters on Sunday afternoons at 3:00. $5 adults, $3 children-12 & younger. Visit www.rowan.edu/planetarium.
Washington Lake Park Amphitheater
Washington Township is also the home of the Summer Movies and Summer Concert Series. Bring your lawn chairs and the family to enjoy a summer of music in our park.
Washington Lake Park is open 6:00 A.M. to 11:00 P.M. during the Spring, Summer, and Fall. After dark, access is permitted in lighted areas only. Winter hours are from 6:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M.
Located at 626 Hurffville Cross Keys Road Sewell, NJ 08080.
Call (856) 589-6427 or visit http://www.townshipnj.com/
Bridgeport Speedway located at exit 14 off Interstate 295 in Logan Township. This is Gloucester County’s only performance cut stock car race track . Live performances from local bands, food, and more. Visit http://www.bpspeedway.com/ for more information.
Gloucester/Salem Wine Trail
Weekends give you the opportunity to plan special day trips to New Jersey's wineries. Create your own New Jersey Wine Trail! Start and finish wherever you like, and visit the wineries in the order that you choose. Visit www.newjerseywines.com/wine-trails.html for participating wineries and a schedule of events.
Fourth Friday, Pitman falls on the 4th Friday evening of the month, from 6-9 PM, May thru November, rain or shine. Live Music, food and fun for the whole family.
Glassboro – Williamstown Biking & Hiking Trail
Visit http://www.uptownpitman.com/ for a full listing of events.
Glassboro – Williamstown Biking & Hiking Trail a unique recreational experience, travel the continuous 7.5 mile long Multi-Purpose Trail from Glassboro to Williamstown. This is a completely paved off-road trail where bikers and hikers alike can enjoy the wooded surroundings.
Heritage Glass Museum
For more information contact the Gloucester County Planning Division at 856-307-6650 or visit http://www.njbikemap.com/.
Heritage Glass Museum, Glassboro – Free museum admission -displays amber bottles, jars, glassware and glassblowing tools.
Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse
Located at 25 W. High St. in Glassboro NJ 08028.
Call 856-881-7468 for more information.
Since 1880, sailors have relied on the Tinicum Lighthouse which lights up the Delaware River with a fixed red light of 500,000 candlepower , to help them navigate the waterway.
Tours are available April – October: Third Weekend –Saturdays 10am – 3pm.
Call 856-423-2545 or visit http://www.lighthousefriends.com/
Gloucester County offers residents and visitors alike the chance to visit and/or utilize a state-of-the-art Equine center.
Located at 400 Rte. 130 South in Logan Township, NJ.
Call 856-241-1415 or visit http://www.dreamparknj.com/
Located in the heart of downtown Pitman, the Broadway Theatre is an opulent French Revival theatre that offers a wide range of live entertainment and classic films. A family can enjoy the theater experience at affordable prices.
Swedesboro’s Walking Tour
Call 856-384-8381 or visit http://www.thebroadwaytheatre.org/.
The tour highlights the Victorian architecture of the homes and businesses in town as well as local, state and national historic locations.
Wheelabrator Wildlife Refuge
Two of the three local sites listed on the National Historic Registry are in Swedesboro, the third is located close-by in Woolwich Township.
The downloadable brochure is available at http://www.swedesboro-nj.us/ and will ensure that you get the most out of your visit to Historic Swedesboro.
Westville Wheelabrator Wildlife Refuge is 75 acres of undeveloped land between the Delaware River and Big Timber Creek being managed and maintained by Wheelabrator Gloucester. A 15 minute wooded walk from the parking area around the plant brings visitors to flat, scenic trails through grassy fields, wetlands and wooded areas.
Open daily from dawn to dusk. Dogs on leashes permitted. No bikes or motor vehicles.
Located at 600 Route 130 North, Westville, NJ.
Call 856- 742-1484 or visit http://www.njwildlifetrails.org/PineBarrensTrails/Sites/tabid/1698/Scope/site/Guide/PINEBARREN/Site/307/Default.aspx
Skydive Cross Keys, Monroe currently operates 7 days a week.
If you would like to schedule your skydive, or have questions call at 856-629-7553.
You can also submit an online reservation request at http://www.skydivecrosskeys.com/
Grand Theatre: Home of the Road Company
The Grand Theatre brings the Broadway experience close to home with such productions as RENT, Spamalot, Hairspray and many, many more including the SJ premier of A Color Purple. In addition to a beautiful state-of-the-art theater, the Grand Theatre offers special events throughout the year, a beautiful café, an art galleria, classes, rentals and a children’s Summer camp.
Located at 405 S Main Street, Williamstown NJ 08009. For show schedule, tickets and additional information, visit http://www.roadcompany.com/