This is truly a special place. It's classified as a United States Biosphere Reserve and in 1978 was established by Congress as the country's first National Reserve. It includes portions of seven southern New Jersey counties, and encompasses over one-million acres of farms, forests and wetlands. It contains 56 communities, from hamlets to suburbs, with over 700,000 permanent residents.
Features Make the most of your trip to the Pinelands Sightseeing, bird watching and photography are pursuits available throughout the Reserve.
Canoeist's Paradise Located in the heart of the Pinelands, Wharton State Forest is well known as a canoeist's paradise, with narrow, twisting streams.