At a connecting point between distinct ecosystems, Cheesequake State Park includes bodies of both fresh and salt water, a swamp, open fields, forests, and a wide diversity of trees. Hiking trails, fishing including crabbing, swimming, and a host of other land and water activities are common here. It is also considered one of the best spots in the area for winter sports, so Cheesequake has an Edison campground that embodies the area’s benefit of year-round recreation.
Cheesequake State Park adjusts its facilities, so available activities depend on the time of year. You can choose the activities you most want to do on your trip, and you can plan the time of year in which you travel in order to find great opportunities for those activities. The different environments available due to of the park’s location within two distinct ecosystems means that there is always something new to explore and discover here.
“Very few visitors in Winter to this peaceful space straddling Raritan Bay. The woods and ponds as well as look out areas offer beauty and tranquility in the middle of a crazy busy area. A great time out. Trails and swimming in warm weather.” – Robert, Trip Advisor reviewer