Whitesbog Village’s grounds are open from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year, as part of the Brendan T. Byrne State Forest. NJ DEP Parks & Forests updates can be found at https://www.nj.gov/dep/parksandforests/
To enjoy and learn about Whitesbog on your own, stop by The Village Kiosk, to the left of the General Store, and pick up a map of the Village and check for upcoming events and announcements. When the General Store is Open on weekends, nature trail guides, plant and wildlife guides, bird books and binoculars are also available on loan.
Most of the Village buildings are only opened for scheduled programs, tours and events, pre-arranged tours and by special request. Consult our Calendar of Events for dates and times, or call the office (609) 893-4646 to schedule your visit.
Explore our Trails - Hike, bike or horseback ride around the bogs. Whitesbog offers more than 18 miles of sugar sand roads through woods and around the cranberry bogs. We offer easy walking trails with scenic views and horseback riding trails. A designated Driving trail starts in the Village, takes you by the bogs, out to the reservoirs and back to the village in a 3 mile loop. Guide books are available in the Visitor’s Center.
Attend a Scheduled Program or Tour - Regularly scheduled Village tours of Whitesbog, the Museums and Elizabeth White’s home and gardens occur monthly as posted on our Calendar of Events page. We also offer Moonlight Walks that coincide with the full moon each month. Specialty tours for groups can be arranged by reservation. As a volunteer organization, tour guides or docents may be at Whitesbog and available for discussion or impromptu tours, on Saturdays or Sundays. Please call ahead to insure availability.
Visit Whitesbog’s Museums - The Whitesbog Preservation Trust has interpreted 5 buildings as museums depicting the life and times of Whitesbog Village. Whitesbog’s museums are open during scheduled village tours, special programs and by appointment. See Elizabeth C. White’s home, Suningive. Learn about cranberry cultivation at the Sears House Research Sub-station. See how the workers lived at the Worker’s Cottage. The Whitesbog Cranberry & Blueberry Museum houses the farm equipment and tools used in the cranberry and blueberry industry. Our General Store is its own museum. See the original refrigeration unit, butcher block and the Whitesbog Post Office from the early 1900′s.
The General Store - Visit our old time General Store, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 AM to 4 PM. The Store is open year round. Find unique Pineland’s merchandise, blueberry and cranberry products, Whitesbog T-shirts, books, photographs, handmade crafts and delicious preserves and honey. Maps, trail guides and brochures are also available.