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Ramapo Mountain State Forest

1304 Sloatsburg Rd.

This hilly forest is a sanctuary for wildlife. Hikers and mountain bikers enjoy miles of challenging trails. Many trails offer a view of the New York City skyline. Birdwatchers are attracted to the forest for its ponds, streams and marshes that provide the perfect habitat for bird and other wildlife species. The forest borders the Ramapo Mountain Reservation, which is part of the Bergen County Park System.


Michael Kurtz

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Lovely views, a gorgeous mansion in the middle, nice open spaces. It's so odd that they don't fill the fountains until June.. makes no sense to me, it would look so much nicer. Friends were considering the location for their wedding but ended up picking another venue - we will definitely be back though to take a walk sometime. Traffic flow isn't the best - need to be careful not to smack into pedestrians at the park since there aren't any sidewalks along the road through.


Saturday, May 26, 2018
Love this place. Good mix between easy walking around historical buildings on pavement, all the way to a nice hike in the woods. Places to just sit and relax and great for little children just learning to walk around. Bathrooms available and plenty of shade.

Sarah Bartoldus

Sunday, June 3, 2018
Beautiful historic house and grounds. Seasonal events. Hoping the outdoor Vintage Marketplace in June takes off. What a great venue!

Kathy Glatz

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018
We love it here. From the formal gardens to the woodland paths there is so much beauty to explore. Be sure to visit in May when the lilac garden is in bloom. Hundreds of different plants and you can smell their fragrance from the park entrance. The perennial garden is my personal favorite. Bring a book and sit in the formal garden to sit and read for a spell. So many beautiful photo opportunities.

Kujtim Tonuzi

Monday, April 2, 2018
Botanical Gardens and Shepards lake. So beautiful. Incredible landscape. Just wish the building structures were better maintained. If you want to take pictures this is the place. Only a poet could do justice describing how beautiful it is. Postcard scenery. I go weekly to walk and unwind. Very family and friendly oriented. Come and take a walk and see God's great work. I love it.

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