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Features and Activities at Fort Mott

 

NEW JERSEY COASTAL, HERITAGE TRAIL & WELCOME, CENTER

Fort Mott is the southern anchor for the New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail which is a partnership between New Jersey's Division of Parks and Forestry and the National Park Service. At the Welcome Center, visitors enjoy exhibits highlighting South Jersey history, especially maritime themes, the construction of Fort Mott, a biography of Greshom Mott, and a video program. Visitors can also obtain park and regional information, and purchase souvenirs.

FORT MOTT WALKING TOUR

Take the Fort Mott walking tour and learn about Fort Mott's construction, its importance in the region, community life, and 19th-century military technology.

INTERPRETIVE PROGRAM

Historic interpretive programs are available for visitors of all ages. Fort Mott offers visitors regularly scheduled programs. Guided tours, video programs, and outreach programs can be customized to meet groups needs. Groups may schedule activities, tours, and outreach programs by contacting the park office.

FERRY SERVICE

(April through September) Take a round-trip ferry ride to Fort Delaware on Pea Patch Island and enjoy additional educational and recreational activities. Please call the Fort Mott office at (856) 935-3218 or Fort Delaware office at (302) 834-8341 and 7941 for additional information.

PICNICKING

Visitors can enjoy picnicking along the Delaware River. Tables and grills are provided for picnics. A shelter, playground, and several large playfields are nearby.

FACILITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

The facilities at Fort Mott State Park are partially accessible to people with disabilities. Please contact the park office for further information regarding disability access. Text telephone (TTD) users, please call the New Jersey Relay Service at (800) 852-7899.

The CARRY IN/CARRY OUT Program helps to eliminate trash by encouraging park visitors to be good stewards by placing their trash in bags provided throughout the park and taking it home for proper disposal.

Alcoholic Beverages are not permitted in the park. Pets must be on a leash no longer than six feet. Please clean up after your pets.

Copyright 2001- , Terry Muse 
Revised: October 8, 2001
URL: http://www.coastalheritagetrail.tripod.com
Contact: Terry Muse

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