Editorial: Great Egg River, a stealth NJ national park, gets more protection

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PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY – If the millions of drivers crossing the Garden State Parkway bridge between Atlantic and Cape May counties look west, they’ll see the big end of one of New Jersey’s more unusual national parks.

That broad river flowing into the bay is the Great Egg Harbor River, a National Scenic & Recreational River established by Congress in 1992 and made a unit of the National Park Service. Unlike most NPS parks, this one is administered by state and local government entities …

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