Scherman-Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary

Scherman-Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary

11 Hardscrabble Rd.
Bernardsville, NJ 07924
 908-396-7409
  • Overview

    This 276 acres of santuary features well-maintained and marked trails, ranging in length from 0.3 miles to 1.3 miles and passing through upland deciduous forest, fields, woodland, and the floodplain along the headwaters of the Passaic River. Offers programs, children's activities and events.

    The Sanctuary is home to more than 60 species of nesting birds, and over 200 species of birds have been sighted at the Sanctuary, including as many as 25 species of warblers during spring migration. Nesting birds of interest include Worm-eating Warbler, Louisiana Waterthrush, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Pileated Woodpecker, Wild Turkey, and Great-horned and Screech owls. Red Fox, Long-tailed Weasel, Mink, numerous White-tailed Deer, Eastern Chipmunk, Gray and Red squirrels, Coyote, and many other mammals inhabit the diverse habitat.

  • Amenities

    • Free Admission
    Activities
    • Birding
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