Ringwood State Park

1304 Sloatsburg Road
Ringwood, NJ 07456


Facilities & Activities:

Visitors center

Formal gardens

Ringwood Manor

Skylands Manor

Shepherd Lake Rec. Area




Picnicking: tables & food concession at Shepherd Lake


electric motors, trailer launch, cartop launch, boat rentals, canoe rentals


Shepherd Lake, bathhouse

Winter sports: cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, sledding

St. Luke's Chapel

Thunder Mountain Skeet Range (call: (973) 962-6377)



Nature trails

Horseback riding


Mountain biking


An intricate system of marked hiking trails are available for the public to explore, some of which connect the Ringwood and Skylands sections of the park. These trails offer visitors opportunities to explore interior woodlands and rocky vistas.

Multi use trails are also available in the Skylands section of the park. These trails are suitable for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, cross country skiing and snowmobiling. Please obey all designated uses of the trails, posted at the trail heads and trail crossings. A 7.5 mile mountain bike loop trail begins in the Shepard Lake section of the park.


Hunting is permitted in designated areas within the park and is subject to Division of Fish and Wildlife regulations.

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