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Things to do Near Freehold, New Jersey

Jun 2, 2023

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8 Places To Visit

There is no shortage for warm-weather adventures in Freehold, New Jersey. Scenic Monmouth County boasts some of the finest outdoor spaces and richest local produce that the east coast has to offer, alongside the historical sites and cultural attractions that attract visitors year round. Whether rain or shine, here are eight exciting activities to do this summer in Freehold.

Things Active Seniors do In June near Freehold, NJ

1. Turkey Swamp Park

2. Covenhoven House

3. Lake Topanemus

4. Battleview Orchards

5. Monmouth County Fair

6. Monmouth Battlefield State Park

7. Freehold Raceway

8. Freehold Art Gallery

Turkey Swamp Park

This 2,388 acre wooded park features fishing, boating, hiking trails, and even an archery range! Open in all seasons, Turkey Swamp Park comes alive in the spring and summer.

Covenhoven House

This historic 1752 Freehold, NJ, house was acquired by the Monmouth County Historical Association in 1966 and restored to reflect a depiction of life as a family would have had in 1790. A trip to Covenhoven House is a step back in time.

Lake Topanemus

Lake Topanemus is a 71-acre suburban park which was originally the site of Forman’s Mill in the 1800s. The pond’s attractions, include freshwater fishing, paddle boating, and canoeing, and of course, views of the beautiful lake!

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Battleview Orchards

Battleview Orchards is a family owned and operated farm, and is the oldest New Jersey orchard still in operation. This orchard harvests locally grown fruits and invites the public to “Pick Your Own.”

Monmouth County Fair

Every summer, Monmouth County comes alive for this classic county fair, features rides and attractions, amazing local food, and performances from a range of musicians.

Monmouth Battlefield State Park

If you’re a history buff, one of the most important sites in America’s fight of independence can be found minutes away at Monmouth Battlefield Park. Alongside tours of the historic grounds, the park also features scenic trails for biking.

Freehold Raceway

Freehold Raceway is the nation’s oldest and fastest daytime half mile harness racing track. Come for an afternoon and witness the rare sport of harness racing for yourself!

Freehold Art Gallery

Nestled in picturesque downtown Freehold, this art gallery is home to works by both local artists and national names. Browse the beautiful works of art, or take home one of your own!

Contact us to learn more

Are you ready to take advantage of all that Freehold, New Jersey has to offer? Get in touch with us today. Call us at 732-303-7416 to learn more about Applewood and schedule a tour.