Buckhorn Springs Wildlife Management Area

White Township, Warren County, New Jersey

570 acres


Geology:

Located on Scott's Mountain .  The land contains a native trout production stream called Buckhorn Creek, which feeds a reservoir on the property that formerly served as the direct water supply for the town of Belvedere, New Jersey


History:

2004 funded through the U.S. Forest Service's Forest Legacy Program, with funds from state, local, and private funds

The DEP Division of Fish & Wildlife will manage the land.


Habitats:

In the Highlands, forested watershed;  wetlands, slopes, forested ridges, and stream.


Facilities:

fishing, hiking, and bird watching


Trails:

 There are views of the Delaware Water Gap.


Source: "Federal Funds Make NJ Conservation Possible" by Simi Batra, Senior Legislative Representative; The Trust for Public Land; New Jersey Newsletter, April 2004.  http://www.tpl.org/tier3_print.cfm?folder_id=629&content_item_id=14836&mod_type=1

July 29, 2004, NEW STATE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA CREATED IN THE HIGHLANDS;  DEP, TPL, LOCAL PARTNERS PROTECT 433-ACRE BUCKHORN SPRINGS TRACT, http://www.gsenet.org/library/11gsn/2004/gs040730.php#PARTNERS%20PROTECT%20433-ACRE%20BUCKHORN%20SPRINGS%20TRACT