National Parks / Natural World in EQUINUNK with kids

The world has some incredible natural wonders, and luckily for you, Equinunk has some incredible places to visit with kids right on your doorstep….and you won’t want to forget your camera!

The national and state parks in and around Equinunk, Pennsylvania offer an incredible variety of experiences for children.  Some parks protect a unique and diverse wilderness, teeming with wildlife which is always a thrill for kids!

Some parks protect incredible fascinating and significant historical sites, where the family can go back in time through American history…who says the learning as to stop on a family day out!

Even the city of Equinunk itself has smaller parks perfect for a quick trip into nature.  You don’t even need to leave the city to have that park experience - and kids LOVE them!

Shut those televisions off and put those computer games away….the great outdoors is calling and it’s calling YOU!

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  • Swartswood State Park

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    (58 miles) Stillwater Township

    Explore New Jersey's FIRST state park filled with history, outdoor adventure and family fun! Camping available too!

  • Wawayanda State Park

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    (62 miles) Hewitt

    A wonderland in winter and a restful backdrop for canoeists, boaters and fisherman year round in this New Jersey state park!

  • Kittatinny Valley State Park

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    (64 miles) Andover

    Lots of outdoor adventure in New Jersey for the family at this state park! Hiking, fishing, boating, mountain biking, and horseback riding are popular activities, with winter sports too!

  • Ricketts Glen State Park

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    (66 miles) Benton

    Take the Falls Trail and explore the Glens, with wild, free-flowing waterfalls in the ancient hillside. A classic family hike with a fairytale edge in Pennsylvania!

  • Ringwood State Park

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    (71 miles) Ringwood

    Stunning gardens with multi use trails in New Jersey, plus swimming, boating, canoeing and fishing! Outdoor fun for the whole family

  • Mount Pisgah State Park

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    (75 miles) Troy

    A 1302 acre state park in Pennsylvania, with a 75 acre lake for fishing, skating and boating. Outdoor adventure for the whole family!

  • Worlds End State Park

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    (75 miles) Forksville

    Incredible nature in Pennsylvania, with amazing views, swimming dam, and fishing!

  • Hacklebarney State Park

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    (80 miles) Long Valley

    Over a hundred bird species and wildlife such as black bear, woodchuck, deer and fox live in the park, with hiking, fishing, and great New Jersey nature fun!

  • Borderland State Park

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    (81 miles) North Easton

    Fishing, canoeing, trails...even ice-skating are waiting for kids to enjoy at this historically significant park in beautiful Massachusetts.

  • Voorhees State Park

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    (82 miles) Glen Gardner

    Outdoor fun in New Jersey with multi use trails, adventure playground and even an observatory!

  • Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

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    (86 miles) Basking Ridge

    Nearly 8,000 acres of varied habitats where you can explore the beautiful scenery, and amazing wildlife.

  • Round Valley Recreation Area

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    (87 miles) Lebanon

    Outdoor adventure in New Jersey for swimmers, boaters, campers and picnickers! One of the few parks for wilderness camping too!

  • Branch Brook Park

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    (93 miles) Newark

    Explore the nation's FIRST county park, with historic guided tours, a roller rink, bike races, family days and festivals! It's so much more than a park in New Jersey!

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  • The Houdini Museum

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    (37 miles) Scranton

    The museum is devoted entirely to the world's greatest magician, Harry Houdini. Fabulous guided exhibit and fantastic fun magic show with live magician and animals.

  • Everhart Museum

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    (38 miles) Scranton

    Kids can learn about natural history, science and art in this fascinating and educational museum.

  • National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

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    (60 miles) Cooperstown

    As they enter the Museum, kids under 12 can choose to participate in one of two Discovery Tours, which are self-guided educational scavenger hunts. The answers can be found throughout the Museum, and ...

  • Franklin Mineral Museum

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    (61 miles) Franklin

    The museum has over 4,000 mineral specimens on display in the local room including those that are on display in the 33 foot long fluorescent display in the fluorescent room. The museum\'s ...

  • Sterling Hill Mining Museum

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    (62 miles) Ogdensburg

    Deep family fun with more than 700 objects on display, as well as cool mines accessible by guided tour.

  • Sciencenter

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    (77 miles) Ithaca

    250 hands on exhibits inside and plenty more outside, with a huge range including elemental play, kinetic energy machines, interactive structures, musical equipment, fun math challenges and more!

  • Museum of the Earth

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    (79 miles) Ithaca

    With particular emphasis on New York State and the Northeast United States, the Museum of the Earth explores the history of the Earth and its life through the lens of geology and paleontology, ...

  • Morris Museum

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    (84 miles) Morristown

    The museum offers a full calendar of special events, festivals, classes, and activities for the entire family - with an ever changing hands on exhibitions varying from arts and science to historical ...

  • The Lambert Castle Museum

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    (86 miles) Paterson

    Fascinating museum set inside and about Lambert Castle. The Garret Mountain Reservation observation tower is right by you, as is the Rifle Camp Park with it's own natural history museum and ...

  • NJ Childrens Museum

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    (86 miles) Paramus

    Explore over 30 different play and learning areas, each designed to attract and engage the imagination! Your child is your guide.

  • Hunterdon Museum of Art

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    (86 miles) Clinton

    Fascinating and captivating art exhibits at this New Jersey Museum of Art, with classes and workshops for kids too!

  • Children's Museum

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    (87 miles) Bloomsburg

    Loads of interactive hands-on exhibits which bring out the imagination in every child and the child in every visitor. Over 50 interactive exhibits, presentations, live animals, and special ...

  • America On Wheels

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    (87 miles) Allentown

    23,000 sq ft of cars, racing vehicles, trucks, motorcycles and bicycles in a series of changing exhibits and events - great for motor loving kids!

  • Montclair Art Museum

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    (88 miles) Montclair

    Experience a day of American and Native American art, programs and exhibitions where kids can get lost in that magical art world in New Jersey

  • Newark Museum

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    (94 miles) Newark

    Whatever your child is passionate about, let the Junior Museum be your partner as your child explores their creative self, expands their mind, and above all, has fun while learning something new!

  • Liberty Science Center

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    (100 miles) Jersey City

    The interactive museums three exhibit floors, each having a different theme, are dedicated to exploration through hands-on experimentation. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking ...

  • Claws n Paws Animal Park

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    (33 miles) Lake Ariel

    Get CLOSE to the Animals at the "Zoo-in-the-Woods!" Upon entering the park you will receive a schedule sheet telling the times of all animal shows, Dino Digs, and giraffe and parrot feedings.

  • Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park

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    (38 miles) Binghamton

    Offers a conservationist zoological experience with naturalistic enclosures containing a wide range of animals, reptiles and birds; plus educational activity stations.

  • Lehigh Valley Zoo

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    (85 miles) Schnecksville

    Part of an incredible 1,100 acre nature preserve, this zoo is home to over 275 animals from all around the world. They even have wagon rides and paddle boats!

  • Bergen County Zoo

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    (88 miles) Paramus

    The Bergen County Zoo offers education programs for everyone: children and adults; individuals and groups; at the zoo, or at your facility. A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. ...

  • Turtleback Zoo

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    (90 miles) West Orange

    500 animals of 200 different species plus loads of extra fun like pony ride and train rides. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in New Jersey

  • Delaware and Ulster Railroad

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    (40 miles) Arkville

    The Delaware and Ulster is an excursion train that combines railroad nostalgia with scenic rides through New York's legendary Catskill Mountains.