DIRECTIONS: Take the New Jersey Turnpike to Route 3, Exit 16W. Go west on Route 3 for about 2 miles, and take the first exit after Route 17 north to Orient Way. Turn left onto Orient Way, go 0.7 miles to Valley Brook Road. Turn left and take this road 2 miles to its end. Alternatively, you can take the Garden State Parkway to Exit 153, Route 3. Take Route 3 east for 5 miles to the second exit for Route 17 south (there is a sign for the park). Go straight onto Polito Avenue and after about 0.5 miles turn left onto Valley Brook Road, which leads you into the park.
HABITAT: Marshes and tidal flats.
|Swallowtails Family Papilionidae|
|__Eastern Tiger Swallowtail|
|Whites and Sulphurs Family Pieridae|
|Gossamer Wings Family Lycaenidae|
|Brush-footed Butterflies Family Nymphalidae|
|__Great Spangled Fritillary|
|Milkweed Butterflies Family Danaidae|
|Skippers Family Hesperiidae|
|__Wild Indigo Duskywing|
BEST TIME AND SPOTS TO VISIT: In terms of the largest variety of species, the best time to visit is from late June to mid-July.
SPECIALTIES: Common Sootywing, Broad-winged Skipper.
NOTES: Restrooms available on weekdays.