Stokes State Forest: A Guide to Enjoy the Exciting Outdoor Activities

Jan 13, 2021 03:00 PM

Stokes State Forest - Photo by Nicholas A. Tonelli from Flickr
SHARE - Stokes State Forest is a state forest located in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States. This 16.447 acres forest was built in 1907 and opened to the public in 1917. The state forest is named after Governor Edward Stokes, who donated the land that is now developed into a large area of the forest.

Stokes State Forest Trail NJ

Photo by whydoyouask123 on Google Maps

Stokes State Forest is also home to the Sunrise Mountain, Stony Lake, Lake Ocquittunk, Tillman Ravine Natural Area, and the New Jersey School of Conservation. In addition, Stokes State Forest also rich in flora and fauna. The forest of Stokes State Forest consists of maples, oaks, hickories, birch, sycamore, cherry, walnut, beech, ash, elm, and many more. 

Meanwhile, the animals that inhabit the forest consist of bear, white-tailed dear, chipmunks, gray fox, gray squirrels, red squirrels, racoons, possums, skunks, Adirondack fisher, bobcat, eastern coyote, and many other.


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