Stephens State Park

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Stephens State Park
Musconetcong River at Stephens State Park.jpg
Looking North up the Musconetcong River at Stephens State Park, NJ.
Stephens State Park is located in New Jersey
Stephens State Park
Stephens State Park
Location in New Jersey
Stephens State Park is located in the United States
Stephens State Park
Stephens State Park
Location in United States
LocationMorris County
Coordinates40°52′9.06″N 74°48′36.00″W / 40.8691833°N 74.8100000°W / 40.8691833; -74.8100000Coordinates: 40°52′9.06″N 74°48′36.00″W / 40.8691833°N 74.8100000°W / 40.8691833; -74.8100000[1]
Area163-acre (0.66 km2)
Opened1937
Operated byNew Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata

Stephens State Park is a state park in the U.S. state of New Jersey. It is 805 acres (3.26 km2) in area, located in western Morris County, north of Hackettstown along the upper Musconetcong River. The park is operated and maintained by the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry.

The park includes the remnants of one of the 23 locks, as well as a section of the towpath, of the Morris Canal, built in 1831 to transport anthracite coal from Pennsylvania to New York City.

A 2 miles (3.2 km) section of the Highland Trail runs through the park. The park is a popular destination for recreational trout fishing. The park offers camping facilities during the summer months.

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