Index For Park System: Somerset County Park Commission

Lord Stirling Park

Located adjacent to the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge and the Passaic River, this Somerset County Park offers easy hiking and nature walks for all levels and ages along the park’s marshes and swampland. Over 8 miles of trails and boardwalks circle the park exposing a good mix of environments and wildlife – from cattail lined marshes to fields of wildflowers to wooded lowlands. In the winter the area is also open for cross country skiing. Parking is available at the Somerset County Environmental Education Center on Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge. The Environmental Education Center is open year round and offers a nice educational stop for the kids … Continue reading