Long Pond Ironworks is a historic park in New Jersey

Most of the ironworks, glassworks, and other factories in 19th-century New Jersey were built in and around the Pinelands. The sandy soil, pristine aquifer, huge forests, and proximity to waterways made the Pine Barrens ideal for industry. This does not mean that the rest of the state has been excluded! One of New Jersey’s best-kept secrets, Long Pond Ironworks, sits far north near the NJ-NY border and has been transformed into the perfect state park for a day trip.

You can learn more about Long Pond Ironworks before your trip, and you’ll get a lot out of your visit by learn the story in advance!

For more great places to explore in the Garden State, read About This Unforgettable Road Trip to 6 of New Jersey’s Lesser-Visited State Parks.

Address: Long Pond Ironworks State Park, Ringwood, NJ 07456, USA