The natural environment of cedar forest and rapidly flowing stream provided both raw materials and water power for an extensive lumber industry from the s to the s.
Organized activities and all commercial activities vor a Special Use Permit. Thank you for your cooperation and remember to recycle. Today it preserves some of the early industries that have shaped the landscape of the Pine Barrens while preserving its unique natural beauty.
Please contact the historic village interpretive center for additional information. The proliferation of portrait photography at the Double Trouble Village State Historic Site has resulted in irreparable damage to the historic buildings and grounds. These isolated communities were entirely self-sufficient and totally dependent on the success of the particular industry.
The restored sawmill and cranberry packing house are open during guided village tours, while the remaining buildings have been adaptively reused or are not restored and are closed. All props must be removed from park.
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Cooking grills, lookkng, swimming, camping and alcoholic beverages are prohibited. By the 20th century, the Double Trouble Company was one of the largest cranberry operations in the state. Photography may not interfere with other visitors to the historic village or impede park operations. The restored sawmill and cranberry packing house contain nearly intact equipment.
Both the natural environment, consisting of a high quality Pine Barrens watershed, and an extremely well preserved historic village associated with New Jersey cranberry agriculture and Atlantic White Cedar logging and milling industries are available to visitors at Double Trouble State Park. Cranberry culture began at Double Trouble Village in the s.
Nothing may be attached to the historic buildings, even temporarily. As timber was cut, the cleared swampland created bog habitat ideal for growing cranberries.
The village was purchase by the State of New Jersey in to help protect the Cedar Creek watershed. Its natural resources are characterized by thousands of acres of undisturbed woodlands and the pristine waters of Cedar Creek.
Byrne office at for details and permit application. Double Trouble Village was typical of company towns built in the Pine Barrens. The park provides the protection and interpretation of over acres of ificant natural, cultural, and recreational resources representative of the Pinelands National Reserve. No prop may be used on a historic building.
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There are no picnic tables 53 in the park. Cranberry cultivation continues today in several bogs maintained by leaseholders. This area has served as a focal point of human activity since the time of the native Lenape people. Vehicles are no longer permitted to drive through Double Trouble Village. Double Trouble Village is not a portrait studio — please enjoy the historic buildings as they are.
Any prop utilized on the village grounds must be small, free standing and unobtrusive. The Double Trouble Historic District occupies over acres and includes the village and surrounding bogs.
Help protect this federally recognized historic district. Contact the Brendan T. The Packing House loading dock is posted Keep Off. Its location and resource base afford an opportunity to introduce visitors to southern New Jersey's natural and cultural heritage.