On April 7th, 2020, state parks and forests throughout New Jersey were closed to the public. Executive Order No. 118 took effect at 8PM in an attempt to further discourage public interactions and gatherings during the pandemic of covid-19. The United States has the most cases of infections in the world and New Jersey is only second to New York in the number of cases of the virus.
These images were taken in the last few minutes that access to Drexel Woods’ 36-acres were accessible in Lawrenceville, NJ. Nature was there as always; People, until further notice will not.