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The Pinelands region is 1/3 publicly and 2/3 privately owned.

Public lands of the State of New Jersey comprise over 300,000 acres and include parks, forests, and wildlife management areas such as Wharton, Bass River, Brendan T. Byrne, Belleplain, Island Beach, Colliers Mills, and Greenwood among others. 

The historic villages of Batsto and Double Trouble are visitor attractions administered by the Division of Parks and Forests of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

Federal properties include three military installations, the Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and the Cape May National Wildlife Refuge.

Numerous county and municipal parks, as well as conservation lands owned by nonprofit organizations, exist within the Pinelands. 


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