Walpack Valley Environmental Education Center
Route 615 (Flatbrook Road), Sussex County, NJ
6.3 miles north of Millbrook Village
The center, which is sponsored by the Eatontown, N.J., Board of Education, caters to elementary and intermediate school students. Programs vary in length from 1 1/2 to 5 days. They combine classroom activities with chores necessitated by group living. For more information, write to: Walpack Valley Environmental Education Center, P.O. Box 134, Walpack Center, NJ 07881.
According to (Hine1985:153-154), at the mouth of Flat Brook with the Delaware River was the remarkable whirlpool, the Indian name of which, Wahlpack, meant whirlpool. Another possible origin is Walpekat, "very deep water."