AAA Editor Notes
Allaire State Park is off CR 547, 1.5 mi. w. of Garden State Pkwy. exit 98 or 1 mi. n. of I-195 exit 31B. The park is the site of the historic Howell Works, a bog ore furnace and iron forge operated by industrialist James P. Allaire in the early 19th century.Allaire Village, built 1822-37, includes a carpenter shop, a smithy, a general store, an enameling furnace, a carriage house, a bakery, a church and a mansion. Pine Creek Railroad displays antique trains, two of which offer 20-minute rides. Also on site are a nature center, a visitor center housing historical exhibits and 23 miles of trails.Allow a full day.Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted.