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Celery Farm Update!


This past weekend I took a stroll back to Allendale’s Celery Farm to check out some summer wildlife happenings. I’ve heard that summertime is traditionally slow for viewing wildlife. That may be true, but it was not the case with the Celery Farm which was teeming with wildlife as these photos below show.

Bullfrog

There were tons of bullfrogs!

Eastern Chipmunk

This guy fled with a chirp as soon as this picture was taken.

Mute Swan

Parent and child

Painted Turtle

Soaking up the sun

Eastern Cottontail

Munching away

Red Admiral

Check out NJURBANFOREST earlier post on the Celery Farm and be sure to check out the Fyke Nature Association webpage Celeryfarm.net for more information regarding this special place.

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Celery Farm in Allendale!


Ancient Tractor

The Celery Farm in Allendale NJ was a working celery farm but is now a 107 acre freshwater wetland preserve and a beautiful wildlife sanctuary.

Red Winged Blackbird

There are trails including one that goes around Lake Appert which is the main water body in the preserve.

Lake Appert

Even birds like to take the whole family for a stroll on the relaxing trails here.

Going for a stroll

There are two other bodies of water included here such as Phair’s Pond and Blue Heron Pond.  Allendale Brook flows to the east of the preserve.

Goslings on Allendale Brook

It’s a great place to relax and take a stroll or even a jog.