Shepherd Lake Recreation Area Trail

1304 Sloatsburg Road
Ringwood, NJ 07456

973-962-7031

The spring-fed waters of the 74-acre Shepherd Lake are brisk and invigorating and offer swimming from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day from 10 am to 6 pm. Inner tubes, rafts and other flotation devices are not permitted in the swimming area. Only Coast Guard approved life jackets are permitted. Pets are prohibited on the beach.

Boating, canoeing and fishing are permitted with boat rentals available. A network of trails surrounds the lake leading to rocky vistas.

Fees: Entrance fees are charged per vehicle from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.

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