Brendan T. Byrne State Forest

Brendan T. Byrne State Forest

Pakim Pond - Photo by Daniel Chazin Pakim Pond - Photo by Daniel Chazin
39.892193, -74.579944

Formerly known as Lebanon State Forest, this is New Jersey’s second-largest state forest with plenty of recreational opportunities, and home to the Lebanon Glass Works, Cedar Swamp Natural Area and Whitesbog Village.

Brendan T. Byrne State Forest covers 36,000 acres in the northern Pinelands. It encompasses the site of the Lebanon Glass Works that, between 1851 and 1867, was a thriving manufacturer of window glass and bottles. A portion of the state forest is designated the Cedar Swamp Natural Area (735 acres) where tall Atlantic white cedar crowd together with dense vegetation at their base – orchids,...

Park Acreage:

37242.00 acres


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Contact Information

Web Link:

NJ DEP, Division of Parks and Forestry


(609) 726-1191



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