Become an Armchair Traveler

January 13, 2012

LINCROFT —  Bring some snacks, pull up a chair and become an Armchair Traveler this winter with the Monmouth County Park System.  Held on Thursday evenings throughout the winter at the Thompson Park Visitor Center, Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, this lecture series brings various outdoor adventures indoors through dynamic presentations.  The schedule is as follows:


A Grand Adventure on Thursday, January 19 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

Join our resident waterman as he shares photos and tells his tale of a 24-day rafting adventure on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.

New Jersey’s Ten Best Hikes on Thursday, February 9 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Come out and hear the best tips and secrets of the ten best hiking locations in the Garden State.


New Jersey’s Ten Best Bicycle Rides on Thursday, February 23 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Get your bicycles ready because after this presentation you’ll have no shortage of places to ride.


Journey Through Wyoming on Thursday, March 8 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Join professional photographer Michael S. Miller on a photographic journey through Wyoming’s spectacular scenery.  Highlights include images of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.


So You’re Thinking About Buying a Kayak, Canoe or Stand Up Paddle Board? on Thursday, March 15 from 6:30-8:30 p.m

With paddling season just around the corner come on out and explore what is the best option for you and your family.  Learn about different boat designs and their functions.


Each session costs $5 per person.  Pre-registration is required.  For more information or to register, please visit or call the Park System at (732) 842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the Park System TTY/TDD number is 711. The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks and Recreation agency.






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