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Contact Information 

Headquarters
241 Pleasant Plains Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
973-425-1222

greatswamp@fws.gov  

Helen C Fenske Visitor Center
32 Pleasant Plains Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

Directions 

From Interstate 78 (westbound):  

  • Take exit 40 and turn right on Hillcrest road (County Road 531). 
  • Go to stop sign (1 mile), cross Mountain Avenue, staying on Hillcrest Road (531). 
  • [Hillcrest Road becomes Mountain Avenue after passing over the Passaic River Bridge]  
  • Go straight through the traffic light at the intersection with County Road 512, and continue on Mountain Avenue.  
  • [Mountain Avenue is now also County Road 638]  
  • Go 1.3 miles to the top of the hill and cross over Long Hill Road onto Meyersville Road.  
  • Go down Meyersville Road 0.8 miles to circle, turn left onto New Vernon Road and follow Refuge directional signs.  

From Interstate 78 (eastbound):
  • Turn left on Hillcrest Road and follow westbound directions. 
From interstate 287 (southbound and northbound):
  • Take Exit 30A (Basking Ridge/ North Maple Avenue) and bear right onto North Maple Avenue.  
FOR THE HELEN C. FENSKE VISITOR CENTER (open Thursday/Friday 12 pm-4 pm and Saturday/Sunday 10 am-4 pm; see Hours of Operation for details.)
  • Turn left onto Madisonville Road 
  • Take second right onto the Refuge entrance road; the Visitor Center will be on your right. 
OR GREAT SWAMP NWR HEADQUARTERS 
  • Follow North Maple Avenue about 2 miles (it becomes South Maple Avenue) and make a left onto Lord Stirling Road. Upon crossing the Passaic River, Lord Stirling Road becomes Whitebridge Road. Make your next left (approximately 1 mile) onto Pleasant Plains Road. The driveway to Headquarters will be on your right. 

 

Page Photo Credits — Great Swamp - Jim Mulvey.
Last Updated: Sep 05, 2013
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