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Snake Den Road Web Sites
Weis Ecology Center
The Highlands Pool

Area Portals/Visitors Guides
RT23.com - North Jersey's Internet Magazine
New Jersey Skylands Visitors Guide
Fun Things to Do in New Jersey
Hudson Valley Network
Warwick Valley Tourist Information
Net Dad - Things to Do & Places to Go in NY/NJ
FunSprouts - Family Activities in NY/NJ
Bergen County: The Magazine

Maps, Weather, Transportation
Local Weather
Topographic Map of Snake Den Road
Map & Directions to Snake Den Road
Local Bus Schedule
NY Metro Area Traffic Webcams

  Local Activities (< 15 Miles)
Nature Centers
Weis Ecology Center
Wetlands Environmental Center

Area Parks
NJ Botanical Gardens at Skylands
Norvin Green State Forest
Ringwood State Park
Wawayanda State Park
Harriman State Park
Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge  

Local Town Information
Bloomingdale, NJ
Oakland, NJ
Pompton Lakes, NJ
Ringwood Public Library
Ringwood, NJ
Wanaque, NJ
West Milford Township
Sloatsburg, NY
Warwick, NY

Local Organizations
NJ Audubon Society
NY-NJ Trail Conference
Applachian Mountain Club, NY-NJ Chapter
The Friends of Long Pond Ironworks
Skylands Clean
Bloomingdale Coronet Band
Passaic River Coalition
The Highlands Coalition
North Jersey District Water Supply Commission

Real Estate
Only Orly Homes
Ringwood NJ Homes

  Local History
History of Ringwood, NJ
1910 Topographic Map of Ringwood
Wanaque Local History Archive
Wanaque Historic Photo Archive
Pompton Lakes History Archive
NJ During the American Revolution
History of Kampfe Lake, Bloomingdale, NJ
Wanaque Reservoir--What Lies Beneath
Ghosts of Ringwood Manor
Bergen County Historical Society
Passaic County Historical Society
Morris County Historical Society
Photos of the Wanaque Waterworks Project, 1920-1923
North Jersey Highlands Historical Society
History of Ringwood Manor Iron Complex
Abandoned Mines
IronMiners.com: History of Highlands Mining

Historic Sites
Ringwood Manor Historic Site
Long Pond Iron Works
The West Milford Museum
Archeological Society of New Jersey  

Motels, Inns, Bed & Breakfasts
Apple Valley Inn, Vernon, NJ
Alpine Haus B&B, Vernon, NJ
Anton's on the Lake, Greenwood Lake, NY
Lynch's Lakeside Inn, Greenwood Lake, NY
Peach Grove Inn, Warwick, NY
Brass Rose Inn, Warwick, NY
New Continental Hotel, Greenwood Lake, NY
Warwick Motel, Warwick, NY
Camp Glen Gray, Mahwah NJ
Weis Ecology Center - On Snake Den Road
Mahlon Dickerson Reservation, Milton, NJ

Food & Drink
Prime 15 Steakhouse, Ringwood, NJ
Arta's, Ringwood, NJ
Huntsman Restaurant, West Milford
Momento II, West Milford, NJ
Berta's Chateau, Wanaque, NJ
Thatcher McGhee's, Pompton Lakes, NJ
Cafe L'Amore, Oakland, NJ
Cenzino Ristorante, Oakland, NJ
Ruga Restaurant, Oakland, NJ
Chateau Hathhorn, Warwick, NY
Yesterdays, Warwick, NY
Iron Forge Inn, Warwick, NY
Tuscan Cafe, Warwick, NY
Anton's On the Lake, Greenwood Lake, NY
The Breezy Point Inn, Greenwood Lake, NY
Rhodes Tavern, Sloatsburg, NY

Wine, Beer, Spirits
Wine in the Woods, West Milford, NJ
Amazing Grapes Wine & Spirits, Pompton Lakes, NJ

Uncork NY - Wineries
Shawangunk Wine Trail - NY Wineries
Warwick Valley Winery, Warwick, NY
Demarest Hill Winery & Distillery, Warwick, NY
Applewood Winery, Warwick, NY
NJ Winery Tours

Breweries/Brew Pubs
High Point Wheat Beer Company, Butler, NJ
Cricket Hill Brewery, Fairfield, NJ
Ramapo Mountain Brewery, Suffern, NY
Long Valley Brewpub, Long Valley, NJ
Kroghs Brewpub, Sparta, NJ
The Ship Inn, Milford, NJ
Trap Rock Brewpub Berkeley Heights, NJ
Chelsea Brewing Company, New York, NY
The Gilded Otter, New Paltz, NY
Hyde Park Brewpub, Hyde Park, NY

  Dining Guides/Reviews
Chowhound Restaurant Message Board
NJ Life Magazine Dining Guide
NJ Fine Dining Guide
NJ Restaurant Directory
Star Ledger NJ Restaurant Guide
NJ Monthly Magazine Dining Guide
NJ Restaurants.Com
Record's Reviews
The Artful Diner -- Area Restaurant Review

Regional Cuisine
About the Texas Wiener
Jersey Dogs
Rutt's Hut - Home of the Ripper
Callahan's Hot Dogs
Fall's View Grill
Johnny & Hanges

Food Sources/Catering
Ringwood Farmers Market, Ringwood, NJ
Highlands Gourmet, Wanaque, NJ
Zeytinia Gourmet Market, Oakland, NJ
The Market Basket, Franklin Lakes, NJ
Corrados Family Affair Market, Clifton, NJ
Whole Foods, Ridgewood, NJ
Mrs Green's Natural Market, Suffern, NY
Purple Dragon Organic Produce Coop
Warwick Farmers Market, Warwick NY
Trader Joe's, Wayne, NJ

Farms/Pick Your Own
Abmas Farm & Market, Wyckoff, NJ
Bobolink Dairy Artisanal Cheeses, Vernon, NJ
Maskers, Warwick, NY
Pennings Farm, Warwick, NY
Applewood Orchards, Warwick, NY
Soons Orchards, New Hampton, NY
Dr. Davies Farm, New City, NY
Heaven Hill Farm, Vernon, NJ  

Turning Point, Piermont, NY (Blues, Eclectic Music)
Stanhope House, Stanhope, NJ {Blues}
Bodles Opera House, Chester NY (Blues, Eclectic Music)
Great Notch Inn, West Paterson, NJ {Blues/Rock Music}
Rattlesnake Ranch Cafe, Denville, NJ {Blues/Rock Music}
Mexicali Blues, Teaneck, NJ {Folk/Blues Music}
Tierney's Tavern, Montclair, NJ
Orange Lantern, Paramus, NJ
McKeages Tavern, West Milford, NJ {Blues/Rock Music}
Hurdy Gurdy Folk Club, Paramus, NJ (Folk Music)
Outpost in the Burbs, Montclair, NJ {Folk Music}
Music at the Mission, West Milford, NJ {Blues/Folk Music}
Handmade Music (Open Mic), Ringwood, NJ

Music/Entertainment--Other Venues
Community Theatre @ Mayo Center, Morristown, NJ
Bergen Performing Arts Center, Englewood, NJ
New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, NJ
State Theatre of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ
South Orange Performing Arts Center, S. Orange, NJ
PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ

Music/Entertainment/Nightlife--Directories, etc.
Open Mic Nights in NJ
More Open Mic Nights in NJ
North Jersey Music Portal
Hudson Valley Music Calendar
Kweevak: NJ Music Scene
Directory of NJ Biker Bars
MurphGuide to NYC Nightlife

  Music/Entertainment--Theatre, etc.
Smiling Rhino Theatre, Pompton Lakes, NJ
Iron Mountain Stage Company, Ringwood, NJ
Firehouse Players, Oradell, NJ
Helen Hayes Performing Arts Center, Nyack, NY
Riverspace Arts Center, Nyack, NY
How to Get TV Show Tickets
Broadway Show Information
Williams Center, Rutherford, NJ
Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown, NY
Darress Theater, Boonton, NJ
Shakespeare Theatre of NJ, Madison, NJ
The Barn Theatre, Montville, NJ
Cabin Concerts, Wayne, NJ
Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center, West Orange, NJ
Dover Little Theatre, Dover, NJ

Drive-In Movies, Warwick, NY

Cruise Nights
Cruise Night/Car Show Event Directory

Comedy Clubs
Bananas, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

Day Trips
Amusement Parks/Attractions
Wild West City, Sparta, NJ
Land of Make Believe, Belvidere, NJ
Mountain Creek Water Park, Vernon, NJ
Dorney Park, Allentown, PA
Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, NJ
Lake Compounce, Bristol, CT
Playland, Rye, NY
Astroland, Coney Island, NY (Home of the Cyclone)
Keansburg Amusement Park, Keansburg, NJ
Tomahawk Lake water Park, Sparta, NJ
Bowcraft Amusement Park, Scotch Plains, NJ

Art Museums
Montclair Museum of Art, Montclair, NJ
Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
Grounds for Scuplture, Hamilton, NJ

Cultural/History Museums
The Bergen Museum of Arts & Science, Paramus, NJ
Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ
The Butler Museum, Butler, NJ
The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
The Yogi Berra Baseball Museum, Little Falls, NJ
NJ Children's Museum, Paramus, NJ
US Golf Association Museum, Far Hills, NJ
Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
State Museum, Trenton, NJ

Nature/Science/Technology Museums
Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, NJ
NJ Naval Museum, Hackensack, NJ
Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum, Teterboro, NJ
Whippany Railway Museum, Whippany, NJ
Mineral Museum, Franklin, NJ
Sterling Hill Mining Museum, Ogdensburg, NJ
Garden State Discovery Museum, Cherry Hill, NJ
Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
Hudson River Maritime Museum, Kingston, NY
Trolly Museum of NY, Kingston, NY
Shoreline Trolly Museum, East Haven, CT
West Point Museum, West Point, NY
NYC Transit Museum, Brooklyn, NY
American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY

  Aquariums / Zoos
Adventure Aquarium, Camden, NJ
Maritime Aquarium, Norwalk, CT
NY Aquarium, Coney Island, NY
Mystic Aquarium, Mystic, CT
Bergen County Zoo (Van Saun), Paramus, NJ
Turtleback Zoo, Orange, NJ
Lakota Wolf Preserve, Columbia, NJ

Historic Sites
Morristown Historic Park, Morristown, NJ
Speedwell Village, Morristown, NJ
Edison Historic Park, West Orange, NJ
Allair Historic Village, Howell, NJ
Waterloo Village, Stanhope, NJ
Museum Village Restoration, Monroe, NY
Franklin D. Roosevelt Home, Hyde Park, NY
Vanderbilt Mansion, Hyde Park, NY
Historic Mansions of the Hudson Valley
Boscobel, Garrison, NY
Lyndhurst, Tarrytown, NY
West Point Military Academy, West Point, NY

Interesting Destinations
Old Rhinebeck Aerodome, Rhinebeck, NY
Renaissance Fair, Sterling Forest, NY
Bear Mountain State Park, NY
Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT
Sugarloaf, NY

Peddlers Village, New Hope, PA
Outlet Center, Secaucus, NJ
Olde Lafayette Village, Layfayette, NJ
Lafayette Mill Antiques Center, Layfayette, NJ
Woodbury Commons, Central Valley, NY

Seasonal Events
Listed on the Calendar Page.  

Weekend Getaways
Shore Links
Virtual Jersey Shore
Shore Points Portal
Cape May

NJ Pinelands
Piney Power
Winding River Campground
Pinelands Recreation Guide

Upstate New York
The Catskills
Saratoga Springs
Lake George
Lake George #2
The Adirondacks
The Finger Lakes

Litchfield Hills

Pocono Vacations
Brandywine Valley
Amish Country

The Berkshires in Western Massachusetts
Berkshires Web Guide

Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Cape Cod Travel Info
Cape Cod National Seashore

Del-Mar-Va Penninsula
DelMarVa Low Impact Tourism Site  

Science & Nature
Earth Sciences
USGS Guide to Geology of the Highlands
Geology of the NJ Palisades
NJ Geological Survey
Earth Institute @ Columbia U
Geology Field Trip to Harriman State Park
NY Paleontology Page
NY Times Paleontology Field Trip Reports
NJ Palentology Society
North Jersey Paleoworld
Henry's New Jersey Paleo Pages
Hunting for Dinosaur & Shark Fossils @ Big Brook
TriState Rock & Mineral Club
Northern NJ Spelunking

NY NJ CT Botany Online (includes Field Trips)
Native Plant Society of New Jersey


Wild New Jersey
NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center (Good Info)
New Jersey Birds List
Where to go Birding in New Jersey
New Jersey Birding Hotspots
Field Guide to NJ Reptiles & Amphibians
All You Ever Wanted to Know About Turkey Vultures
North American Bear Center
Save NJ Bears website  

Passaic County Cultural & Heritage Council
NJ Federation of Camera Clubs
West Milford Artists Assn
Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts
Plein Air Painters of the NJ Highlands
Art Center Of Northern NJ
Wayne Art Association
Ridgewood art Institute
Local Artists: Diana K. Gibson & William G. Brown

Above the Clouds, Middletown, NY
Inflight Balloon Adventures, Clinton, NJ
Tewksbury Balloon Adventures, Whitehouse Station, NJ
Balloonautics and Aeronuts, Phillipsburg, NJ
Avian Adventures Ballooning, Clinton, NJ

Minor League Baseball
NJ Jackals, Little Falls, NJ
NJ Cardinals, Sussex, NJ
Newark Bears, Newark, NJ

Mountain Biking in Ringwood State Park
Bicycle Touring Club of NJ

Long Pond Marina, Greenwood Lake, NY
Greenwood Small Craft Marina, Greenwood Lake, NY
South Shore Marina, Greenwood Lake, NY

Paddle Sports: Delaware River
Floating the Delaware
Delaware Paddling Guidebook
Landers River Trips
Kittatinny Canoes/Rafts
Indian Head Canoes/Rafts

Paddle Sports: Lehigh River, PA
Lehigh River Paddling Info/Maps
Adventure Rafting
Lehigh Rafting Company
Pocono Rafting

Paddle Sports: Housatonic River, CT
Clarke Outfitters

Other Paddle Sport Sites
Hackensack River Canoe & Kayak Club
American Whitewater NJ River Info
Hackensack River Boat Launches
Where to Rent Canoes & Kayaks
New Jersey Paddling Zone
Pennsylvania Boat Launch Guide

Trout Fishing in the Wanaque River
State of NJ Fishing Rules, Regulations & Information
Frank's Tackle in Wanaque, NJ
Hudson River Fisherman's Assn of NJ
Musky Guide Service - North Jersey Lakes & Rivers

JerseyGolf.com: Where to Golf in NJ
The Passaic County Golf Course
Bergen County Golf Courses
Morris County Golf Courses
Darlington Golf Center, Mahwah, NJ
Twin Willows (Par 3), Lincoln Park, NJ
Glenwild Greens (Par 3), Bloomingdale, NJ
Farmstead GC, Lafayette, NJ
Crystal Springs Golf & Spa Resort, Vernon, NJ
Spook Rock GC, Montebello, NY
Golf Worx Practice Center, Pompton Plains, NJ

Disc Golf
Frisbee Golf Centers in New Jersey

The Appalachian Trail in New Jersey
Hiking in New Jersey
NJ Trail Building
Ramapo State Forest Guide

Railfans/Model Railroading
Garden State Model Railroad Club, Haledon NJ
Ramapo Valley Model Railroad Club, HoHoKus NJ
Sussex County Railroad Club, Hamburg, NJ
Ringwood Railfan Site
Movie Shot in Ringwood Area: The Station Agent

Rock Climbing
Climbing Guide to New Jersey

Campgaw Mountain, Mahwah, NJ
Mountain Creek, Vernon, NJ
Hidden Valley, Vernon, NJ
Mt. Peter, Greenwood Lake, NY
Ski Sterling Forest, NY
Windham Mountain, NY Catskills
Hunter Mountain, NY Catskills
Catamount, NY Berkshires
Belleayre Mountain, NY Catskills
Jack Frost/Big Boulder, PA Poconos
Camelback Mountain, PA Poconos
Elk Mountain, PA Poconos
Montage, PA Poconos

Sky Diving
Sky Dive Sussex, Sussex, NJ
Sky's The Limit, Newton, NJ

Swimming & Diving
The Highlands Pool, right on Snake Den Road!
NJ Scuba Network

Other Web Sites
Weird New Jersey
Midnight Society
Explored Jersey - Unique Places
Pompton Powder Works

Radio Stations
WDHA 105.5 fm
WVNJ 1160 am
WGHT 1500 am

Mini Putt
Ant City
Desktop Tower

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Last Update: 2008.03.25