Why not try your hand at Pond Skating, or sledding, or even a winter hike or zipline course? Think out of the box for an afternoon of winter family fun!
Skating the old fashioned way - outside on a frozen pond. There are quite a few parks that offer pond skating BUT make sure to call ahead to see if the pond is safe. NEVER skate on a pond that is not properly marked!
Tenafly Nature Canter
Skating is allowed after ice is at least 4 inches thick. If the pond isn’t available for skating, there are also trails to hike and a visitor center
313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly, (201) 568-6093
Ice Skating is permitted when ice is frozen at Holmdel, Turkey Swamp and Shark River Parks, and the Manasquan Reservoir. Get More Information >>
Grab your red flyer and hang on! We’ve found some of the best sledding hills in NJ:
Winter fun doesn’t have to include just snow and ice…why not try an 'off the beaten trail' sort of adventure.
All season soaring fun – clamp on the harness and get ready to soar above the snow-covered treetops.
Zoom Ziplines, Mountain Creek, Vernon. Get More Information >>
Lace up the boots, grab some gloves and a hat and enjoy an invigorating winter hike. There are dozens of state parks around NJ and many of the trails remain open. Don’t let the cold keep you indoors. Click here to check out our hiking page >>.
Who says fishing is just for the summer months? Several NJ parks allow ice fishing and now is the perfect time to lower your hook. Here are a few spots to try your hand at this cold weather sport: