State Park

Allamuchy Mountain State Park

Size: 
8683 acres

Location

Allamuchy Mountain State Park
Deer Park Road
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
United States
40° 53' 15.684" N, 74° 48' 51.048" W

Allamuchy Mountain State Park is located in Hackettsown, New Jersey. The Musconetcong River flows through the park and there are several lakes and ponds nestled among the mountains.

Farny State Park

Size: 
3951 acres

Location

Farny State Park
Split Rock Road
Rockaway, NJ 07866
United States
Phone: (973) 962-7031
40° 58' 4.6092" N, 74° 27' 53.6868" W

Farny State Park is located in Morris County, New Jersey. The park is somewhat difficult to find and the access road is very rough.

The park is adjacent to the Split Rock Reservoir and provides great paddle boating. There are miles of hiking trails within the park, however the terrain can be difficult for smaller and less advanced family members.

Wawayanda State Park

Size: 
16679 acres

Location

Wawayanda State Park
885 Warwick Turnpike
Hewitt, NJ 07421
United States
Phone: (973) 853-4462
41° 12' 32.2308" N, 74° 23' 8.3688" W

Wawayanda State Park is located within Sussex and Passaic Counties, New Jersey. Wawayanda Mountain is a prominent feature of the park and offers scenic views of the area.

Lake Wawayanda is located to the East of the mountain and provides great paddle boating. The lake and nearby Wawayanda Creek offer fishing for Largemouth Bass, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, LandLocked Salmon and Yellow Perch.

Table Rock State Park

Size: 
3083 acres

Location

Table Rock State Park
158 East Ellison Lane
Pickens, SC 29671
United States
Phone: (864) 878-9813
35° 1' 8.2956" N, 82° 41' 34.9512" W

Table Rock State Park is located in Northwest South Carolina. The park is located on the edge of the Blue Mountain range and includes Pinnacle Mountain, the tallest mountain that is located totally within the state. Two lakes provide families with recreational activities like swimming and fishing.

Lake Maria State Park

Size: 
1580 acres

Location

Lake Maria State Park
11411 Clementa Avenue Northwest
Monticello, MN 55362
United States
Phone: (763) 878-2325
45° 18' 57.1392" N, 93° 55' 58.17" W

Lake Maria State Park is located near Monticello, Minnesota. The park contains two prominent water features, Maria Lake and Bjorkland Lake, and is an easy drive from the Minneapolis/Saint Paul area.

Camping is a great family activity. There are 17 backpack sites, 2 group sites and 3 cabins. 14 miles of trails are available for hiking and cross-country skiing. 6 miles of trails can be used for horseback riding.

Cowan Lake State Park

Size: 
1075 acres

Location

Cowan Lake State Park
1750 Osborn Road
Wilmington, OH 45177
United States
Phone: (937) 382-1096
39° 23' 17.592" N, 83° 52' 58.9044" W

Cowan Lake State Park is located in Clinton County, Ohio. A central feature of the park is the 700-acre Cowan Lake, which is surrounded by deciduous forest comprised of maple and beech trees.

Stillwater State Park

Location

Stillwater State Park
44 Stillwater Rd.
Groton, VT 05046
United States
Phone: (802) 584-3822
44° 16' 47.6364" N, 72° 16' 27.4548" W

Stillwater State Park is located in Groton, Vermont and is part of the Groton State Forest. The park is close to Montpelier, the state capital.

A major feature of the park is Lake Groton, which offers boating, fishing and swimming. A boat launch provides access to the lake.

Rocky Gap State Park

Size: 
3400 acres

Location

Rocky Gap State Park
12500 Pleasant Valley Road
Flintstone, MD 21530
United States
Phone: (301) 722-1480
39° 41' 45.3696" N, 78° 38' 58.596" W

Rocky Gap State Park is located within Allegany County, Maryland. A major feature of the park is the 234-acre Lake Habeeb that is fed by Rocky Gap Run. Near the lake is a mile-long gorge and Evitt's Mountain.

Families have many opportunities to camp within the park. There are 278 campsites, 30 of which have electrical hookups. There are also 14 cabins with electrical service. The campground has bath houses, camp store, nature center and a game room.

Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway

Size: 
15313 acres

Location

Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway
850 Caprock Canyon Park Rd
Quitaque, TX 79255
United States
Phone: (806) 455-1492
34° 21' 58.2372" N, 101° 3' 25.5348" W

Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway is located in Briscoe County, Texas and it is the state's third-largest state park. The park is the home of the official Texas State Bison Herd.

Seneca Creek State Park

Size: 
6300 acres

Location

Seneca Creek State Park
11950 Clopper Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
United States
Phone: (301) 924-2127
39° 9' 2.4228" N, 77° 14' 58.1784" W

Seneca Creek State Park is located in Maryland that extends along 14 miles of Seneca Creek. The 90-acre Clopper Lake and surrounding day use area inludes forests and fields.

Canoeing and kayaking on Clopper Lake are popular family activities. The concession at the lake rents boats and there is a hand launch providing access to the water. There is also great fishing for largemouth bass, sunfish and trout.