History is rich in Browns Mills and the Pinelands National Reserve is an outdoor enthusiasts playground. Nestled in the Delaware River Region is the 18th century village of Browns Mills.
The community is located in the Pemberton Township in Burlington County and is overflowing with aesthetic beauty and cultural history.
Scenic trips along Lakeshore Drive provide spectacular views of the town and Mirror Lake. The lake, which is in the heart of the town, offers a variety of recreational activities. In the summer months, swimming and movies under the stars at Mirror Lake Beach attract people from around the state. The calm waters are also perfect for kayaking, canoeing and fishing.
New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve spans approximately 1.1 million acres and offers camping, hiking, biking, horseback riding and canoeing. The Pinelands Preservation Alliance hosts various exploration programs and events for the public throughout the calendar year.
While visiting, take a tour of the birthplace of the Highbush Blueberry. Whitesbog Village, once the largest cranberry farm in New Jersey, spans 3,000 acres of blueberry fields, cranberry bogs, Pine Barren forests and reservoirs. Elizabeth Coleman White became an innovator in horticulture, not only for her domestication and cultivation of the blueberry, but for her vision in developing residential gardens that were indigenous to their surrounding habitat. Her home is a historical landmark within the community.
For a list of outdoor events and activites visit the New Jersey Pinelands Commission.