Allaire State Park is probably best known for its historic 19th-century ironmaking town, Allaire Village and its antique steam trains on the Pine Creek Railroad.
The Manasquan River, which winds through the park, attracts canoeists and fishermen. The river's floodplain provides habitat for more than 200 species of wildflowers, trees and plants as well as habitat for birds and other wildlife.
Hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders enjoy the many trails in the park.
The park also features a visitor center / museum, nature interpretive center, camping, fishing, limited deer hunting, picnic tables / shelters, playground, food concession, canoeing / kayaking, birding and cross-country skiing.
Park trails accommodate hiking, horseback riding, nature trails, mountain biking and biking.