- The list below includes 236 free or cheap things to do in or near Ringwood, New Jersey, including 115 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, National & State Parks, Children's Play Area and Botanical Gardens.
- From Ringwood State Park to Ramapo Mountain State Forest, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Ringwood and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Yonkers, Montclair, Clifton and West Orange.
Several historic manors are on the land of Ringwood State Park that are open for visitors, including Ringwood Manor and Skylands Manor. Popular activities in the park include hiking, fishing, hunting, picnicking, boating, canoeing, and swimming.
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Bergen & Passaic Counties, Ringwood, NJ 07456 MoreLess Info
Ramapo Mountain State Forest is a protected natural space that offers a variety of recreational amenities. It has an extensive network of trails with varying difficulty levels, all suitable for hiking, biking, or cross country skiing.
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1304 Sloatsburg Road, Ringwood, NJ 07456 MoreLess Info
Home to Shepherd Lake, Ringwood State Park at Ringwood Manor provides an area suitable for boating, fishing and hiking. The park features a botanical garden and two historic manors that are open for tours.
There are 13 gardens which are brought to life at various points throughout the year at the Skylands New Jersey Botanical Gardens. In addition to the gardens themselves, guests are also able to visit the historic home of Skylands Manor or take a walking tour of the woodland areas.
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180 Snake Den Rd. Ringwood, NJ, Ringwood, NJ 07456 MoreLess Info
A large natural swimming area surrounded by woodland and mountain views, The Highlands Natural Pool is a quiet recreation retreat. In addition to the pool, it features volleyball lawns, picnic areas, barbecue facilities, and restrooms.
Situated on 5,416 acres, Norvin Green State Forest is home to wildlife and offers views of the New York skyline. The area is suitable for hiking, boating, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing and birdwatching.
Ramapo Valley County Reservation is an over 4000 acre county park a variety of hills and valleys for hiking. Ramapo Reservation is available for camping and also features fishing and kayaking on several ponds and the Ramapo River.