Open Space and Farmland

A summary of open space and farmland purchases made or participated in by the State of New Jersey Green Acres Program, Burlington County and/or Medford Township. Current total is 5,662 acres of preserved open space and farmland.  

Click HERE for a copy of the Planning Board & Council approved Open Space, Recreation & Conservation Plan element to the Master Plan (approved November 2021)

Click HERE for a PDF map of Medford's Open Space & Farmland System Map (dated November 2021)

Click HERE for a PDF map of Medford's Recreation & Open Space Map (dated November 2021)

Click HERE for a PDF map of Medford's Natural Resources (dated November 2021)

Click HERE for a PDF of Medford's Bikeway Map/Plan (dated November 2021) 

Click HERE to view a copy of Medford's Recreation & Open Space Inventory filed with the State of NJ Green Acres Program. (November 2021)

 Click HERE to view a pamphlet of Medford's Open Space & Recreation Plan highlights. 

*Full size copies of these maps & plans are available for review in the Planning & Zoning Offices

Permanently Preserved Open Space

 Bende, Cranberry, & Bob Meyer Parks  42
 Freedom & Medford Parks and Rancocas Creek Trails   250

Hartford Crossing Park
Worrell Field
Lambeth Walk & Lakeside


 YMCA Camp Ockanickon  565
 Sanctuary (Samost)  750
 JCC Camp  114 
 Rancocas Conservancy  28
 Wollman Farm  185
 Dr. Still Office & Bunning Farm   21
 Kirby's Mill/Lake Cotoxen  20
 Eni (Cow Pointe)  158
 Eni ("Whalen" Farm  64
 Eni (Misc parcels)  75
 Shendock  76
 Girl Scout Camp  63
 Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge  179
 Brick Farm / Bogs (Wharton)   393
 Subtotal  3,271 Acres


Permanently Preserved Farmland (Click HERE for Map)

Stokelan/Fieldstone  233 
Johnson’s Farm 90
Jennings Farm 100
Gerber Farm  687
Indian Acres Tree Farm              134
Eni (Branin Rd.) 164
Muckenfuss Farm 133
Brick Cranberry Bogs 800
Adams Farm 30
Subtotal 2,391 Acres

Hunting Prohibition 
**Per Medford Township Ordinance 109-3; Prohibited Acts in Parks & Playgrounds, Article K specifically states that it is illegal to “hold, possess or use any firearm or weapons in or within 300 feet of any park, playground or open space area.”  

Further, Article L states that it is prohibited to “molest, trap, capture or hunt, remove, injure or kill any animal or disturb its habitat, except in portions of any park or open space area designated as open for fishing.”   


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