The Evans Family Forest Preserve was purchased in December 1999 with a combination of funds from the Morris County Open Space Trust Fund, a Green Acres Grant from the State of New Jersey and funds from the Chester Township Open Space Trust Fund. This 110-acre tract is primarily wooded. It is traversed by Ayers Brook, which is classified as a Trout-Production Stream. This park is available for passive recreation. A trail system for hiking is currently under construction. The newest addition to the Township’s parkland, the 113 acre Highlands Ridge Park (formerly Bell Labs’ Telcordia Tract) was purchased in July 2004. Directly adjacent to the Evans Family Forest Preserve, the two parcels combined provide a total of 223 acres of contiguous parkland. Locally known as the “Telephone Pole Farm“, the park was formerly a long-term test facility for AT&T. For more information please visit: http://chestertownship.org/township-committees/parks/township-parks/
Vendor: GeoMedia Solutions
Primary Category: Recreation
Secondary Categorization: Parks
Published: Aug. 2017
Size: 1.4 MB
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