Whitesbog Village’s grounds are open from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year, as part of the Brendan T. Byrne State Forest.
To enjoy and learn about Whitesbog on your own, stop in the Office in Worker’s Cottage #12 next to the General Store and pick up a map of the Village, trail guides and brochures. Plant guides, bird books and binoculars are also available on loan. The Office is open weekdays 10AM-12PM and 1PM-3PM.
Most of the Village buildings are only opened for scheduled programs, tours and events, pre-arranged tours and by special request. Consult our Calendar of Events for dates and times, or call the office (609) 893-4646 to schedule your visit.
Explore our Trails – Hike, bike or horseback ride the bogs. Whitesbog offers more than 18 miles of sugar sand roads through woods and around the cranberry bogs. We offer easy walking trails with scenic views and marked horseback riding trails. A designated Driving trail starts in the Village, takes you by the bogs, out to the reservoirs and back to the village in a 3 mile loop. Guide books are available in the Visitor’s Center.
Attend a Scheduled Program or Tour - Regularly scheduled tours of Whitesbog, the Village Museums and Elizabeth White’s gardens occur monthly as posted on our Calendar of Events page. We also offer “Moonlight Walks” that coincide with the full moon each month. Specialty tours for groups may be arranged by reservation. As a volunteer organization, tour guides or docents may be at Whitesbog and available for discussion or impromptu tours, on Saturdays or Sundays. Please call ahead to insure availability.
Visit Whitesbog’s Museums - The Whitesbog Preservation Trust has intrepreted 5 buildings as museums depicting the life and times of Whitesbog Village. Whitesbog’s museums are open during scheduled village tour, special programs and by appointment. See Elizabeth C. White’s home, Suningive. Learn about cranberry cultivation at the Research Sub-station. See how the workers lived at the Worker’s Cottage. The Agricultural Museum houses the farm equipment and tools used in the cranberry and blueberry industry. Our General Store is its own museum. See the original refrigeration unit, butcher block and the Whitesbog Post Office from the early 1900′s.
General Store – Visit our old time General Store, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 AM to 4 PM. The Store is open February through December. Find unique Pineland’s merchandise, blueberry and cranberry products, Whitesbog T-shirts, books, photographs, handmade crafts and delicious preserves and honey. Maps, trail guides and brochures are available for free.