Rancocas State Park is comprised of a diverse set of habitats along the Rancocas Creek in Southern New Jersey. This somewhat rustic park includes deciduous woodlands, meadows and marshes along with a wide range of plant and animal life. Families can hike on several miles of trails through the diverse terrain and enjoy the natural surroundings.
The state leases a portion of the park land to NJ Audubon, which operates the NJ Audubon Rancocas Nature Center in an old farmhouse. Another portion of the land is leased to the Powhatan Renape Nation as the Rankokus Indian Reservation. The Rankokus Indian Reservation is the only New Jersey American Indian owned cultural center and includes a recreation of a traditional woodland village. The famous Native American Pocahontas (born Matoaka) in Virginia was part of the larger Powahtan Confederacy.