Tillman Ravine
Stokes State Forest
RR 2, Box 260, Branchville, NJ 07826
(973) 948-3820

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A natural area within Stokes State Forest, Tillman Ravine retains the primeval beauty of its pine and hemlock forests. A mountain stream, Tillman Brook, flows through the area and rises in a spring along side of the Kittatinny Mountains.

This is an ideal place for hikers, photographers, and serious students of earth sciences. While no formal education programs are available here, groups are invited to bring their own naturalists.

Being a Wilderness Area, Tillman Ravine has no picnic, restroom, or other facilities. Anything brought in must be brought out.

Hours: Open mid-March - December, from dawn to dusk (note: the State Forest is open year-round, but the road to Tillman Ravine is closed in winter and spring). Office is open daily, 9am - 4pm.

Admission: Vehicle Fee for New Jersey residents entering Stokes State Forest charged from Memorial Day to Labor Day: $5.00 weekdays, $10.00 weekends. Fee sfor non-residents are double. No charge for walk-ins.

Group Reservations: Not necessary, but groups are advised to call ahead for current information and to register with the Rangers.

Lunch: No picnic areas available. Bagged lunch can be taken, but all refuse must be carried out.

Handicapped Access: Not accessible.

Directions: I-80 West to exit 34B. Rt. 15 North to end (traffic light). Proceed straight to Rt. 206 north, about 5 miles, into Stokes State Forest. Office will be on right. For Tillman Ravine, continue past office to first left onto Struble Rd., which becomes Dimon Rd. Parking areas will be on left. About an hour from the George Washington Bridge.

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