forested wilderness connects watershed lands and is crossed
by an old logging road. Streams, mixed oak-hardwood forest
and swamps comprise the park. Trail entry is through the Farny
Natural Area. Split Rock Reservoir is adjacent to the park.
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Open daily sunrise to sunset.
|Farny Natural Area (589
The natural area lies adjacent to Splitrock
Reservoir and supports a mature mixed oak hardwood forest
characteristic of the Highlands physiographic province. Tall
red, white and black oaks dominate the forest canopy, which
also serves as habitat for the endangered red-shouldered hawk
and threatened barred owl. Numerous trails cross the natural
Special Use Permit Application
Special Use Permit Application Package
A Special Use Permit is utilized to accommodate a specific activity or event being conducted over a short duration. There are two types of special use permits: Non-Commercial and Commercial and fees are based on NJ residency and Non-residents. A completed application must be submitted to the park/forest area where the activity or event is being held at least 90 days prior to the event. If the special use or event is extremely large or complex, at least one-year’s prior notice is recommended.
State Park Service areas open to hunting
Tree Stands and Blinds Policy
Parts of Farny State Park are
open for hunting. For information about hunting, refer to the New Jersey Fish and Wildlife Digest or contact the park office.