mcps environ questBring your curiosity!

LINCROFT—   Looking to fill those long, lazy days of summer? Seek out some nature fun by joining the Monmouth County Park System for Enviro-Quest! Meeting each week at a different county park, this nature program is fun, easy and free.  Start in the parking lot and follow the Enviro-Quest signs to where the Park System Naturalist is waiting. Once there, join in activities, crafts or games for 30–60 minutes of nature fun.

The schedule is as follows:

  • Thursday, July 12 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.   
    Freneau Woods Park, Aberdeen - Meet in the Visitor Center parking area.
  • Thursday, July 19 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.      
    Big Brook Park, Marlboro - Meet near the pond.
  • Thursday, July 26 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.   
    Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area, Manasquan - Meet in the Activity Center's Program Room.
  • Thursday, August 2 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.   
    Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth - Meet at the picnic tables by the Bay House. 
  • Thursday, August 9 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.    
    Thompson Park, Lincroft - Meet at the Old Orchard Picnic Shelter.
  • Thursday, August 16 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.    
    Tatum Park, Middletown - Meet in the Red Hill Activity Center parking lot.
  • Thursday, August 23 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.    
    Shark River Park, Wall - Meet at the Shelter Building. 
  • Thursday, August 30 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.   
    Turkey Swamp Park, Freehold - Meet at the Oak Point Picnic Shelter.

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.