Historic Smithville Park & Smith’s Woods is part of the Burlington County Parks System in New Jersey. The 312-acre park offers a variety of trails and terrain, perfect for a visit with the family.
The Smithville Historic District is listed on National and New Jersey Registers of Historic Places. Located along the Rancocas Creek, there was a small mill here, which grew to a major industrial plant employing hundreds of workers from the 1860s through the 1920s. Today, the park offers visitors beautiful vistas through its forest and waterfront.
The 22-acre Smithville Lake boasts a 600-foot floating walkway over the lake, giving visitors an up-close experience. There are 4.5 miles total of marked trails throughout the park. Most of these are shared trails for hikers and bikers. Equestrian use is available on the yellow trail. Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing is permitted when trails are snow covered. Other facilities available to the public include picnic areas, a playground, fishing access, canoe/kayak access, a butterfly garden and six different trails.
The park is open to the public daily from 8 a.m. until dusk. Mansion grounds are open weekdays 8 a.m.–5 p.m., with tour options available.
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