The public is invited to learn about New Jersey's fish and wildlife resources and ways to enjoy them through special programs and events at Pequest. Take advantage of these unique opportunities and get outdoors!
- All programs require registration; registration opens two weeks prior to program date. For registration or information call 908-637-4125 ext. 0.
- All programs and special events, including parking, are FREE unless otherwise noted.
- Events are held rain or shine outdoors so dress for the weather.
- Programs and special events at Pequest are supported through the sale of fishing and hunting licenses and related stamps. In order to help us continue to offer programs and special events, participants are encouraged to purchase a fishing license at the Natural Resource Education Center, at a license agent, or online at www.nj.wildlifelicense.com.
All previously scheduled programs have been cancelled due to COVID-19. For updates, subscribe to the Education E-mail List.
Weather fans take note: The Pequest Trout Hatchery has become the newest link in Rutgers University's weather station network. The hatchery is now the site of one of 13 stations throughout the state that feed data to the state's weather and climate monitoring system. To view current weather conditions visit:
The Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center is located on Rt. 46 nine miles west of Hackettstown in scenic Warren County. On-line directions are available. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) and admission is free.