LINCROFT—   This summer go on an Enviro-Quest with the Monmouth County Park System.  It’s fun, easy and, best of all, free!  Simply go to the starting point and follow the Enviro-Quest signs to where a Park System Naturalist is waiting. Once there join in activities, crafts or games for 30-60 minutes of nature fun. Activities could include meeting a live animal, finding hidden treasure, discovering edible parts of a flower, creating artwork with natural materials, or participating in a nature-themed game.

The schedule is as follows:

Thursday, July 2 at 2 p.m.  
Shark River Park, Wall - Start in the main entrance parking lot off of Schoolhouse Road.

Friday, July 10 at 11 a.m.  
Thompson Park, Lincroft  - Start in the Old Orchard parking lot.

Monday, July 13 at 2 p.m. 
Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown - Start in the parking lot.

Wednesday, July 22 at 2 p.m.   
Manasquan Reservoir, Howell - Start in the Visitor Center parking lot.

Friday, July 31 at 11 a.m.   
Sunnyside Recreation Area, Lincroft - Start in the Equestrian Center parking lot.

Thursday, August 6 at 11 a.m.     
Turkey Swamp Park, Freehold - Start in the parking lot nearest to the Shelter Building.

Monday, August 10 at 11 a.m.  
Dorbrook Recreation Area, Colts Neck - Start in the parking lot near the basketball courts.

Thursday, August 20 at 2 p.m.  
Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth - Start in the parking lot.

Wednesday, August 26 at 11 a.m.  
Charleston Springs Golf Course, Millstone - Start in the Stonebridge Trail parking area off of Stagecoach Road.

Monday, August 31 at 2 p.m.  
Holmdel Park, Holmdel - Start in the Forest Edge parking lot.

For more information about this program or the Monmouth County Park System, please visit  or call 732-842-4000.  For persons with hearing impairment, the Park System TTY/TDD number is 711.  The Monmouth County Park System, created by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks, and Recreation agency.