Spring Lake NJ

The mute swans glide across the surface of Spring Lake, their heads tipped demurely toward the clean, spring water. Their graceful presence is an elegant, visual manifestation of the charming Victorian town surrounding the lake. Spring Lake and the town…

Deal Lake

Wildlife at Deal Lake

The largest freshwater coastal lake in New Jersey, Deal Lake is composed of a unique series of shallow ponds and channels clustered together — as opposed to a typical, single-bodied structure. Located in the middle of Monmouth County, its long,…

Manasquan Reservoir

Environmental Center at Manasquan Reservoir

Manasquan Reservoir is located in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Artifacts found near the reservoir indicate that its land was once occupied by the Lenape Indians, and Manasquan is from the Lenape for “stream of the Island of Squaws.” The Manasquan…