The Friends of Great Swamp NWR host a series of interesting, fun, and educational programs every month. Download the complete Calendar of Events for the current listings.
Paw Printindicates programs suitable for children
 
Aug
26
Sat
Target Archery Open Shoot @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – Aug 30 @ 2:30 pm

No registration necessary. Certified instructors. Ages 10 and up. Visitor Center.

Sep
16
Sat
18th Annual Fall Festival — Water @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

Paw PrintJoin us for a Fall celebration. This year the theme is the Wonders of Water—after all, it’s a Swamp. A day of fun activities for all—with free hot dogs on the grill. Photo contest winners will be announced. Visitor Center.

Oct
12
Thu
Special Photographer Walk @ Bluebird Parking Lot on Pleasant Plains Road
Oct 12 @ 5:30 pm

Paw PrintGet out to the impoundments and set up your cameras
early. Reservations required; call 973-425-9510 to sign up.

A special opportunity as part of National Wildlife Refuge Week Sunset Walks.

Nov
25
Sat
Annual Turkey Walk @ Bluebird Parking Lot on Pleasant Plains Road
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Turkey WalkPaw PrintBack by popular demand. Join us as we walk off that Thanksgiving turkey on an informal walk into the Management Area, normally closed to the public. Easy walk along service roads. Meet at Bluebird Parking Lot, 197 Pleasant Plains Road, Harding Township NJ.