Howell Farm is currently closed to visitors, but the spring work continues! Below you’ll find photo and video updates on corn planting, sheep shearing, and other projects happening around the farm.
We look forward to reopening as soon as possible, but in the meantime please remember that hiking, biking, and horseback riding through the farm—including on Hunter Road—are prohibited.
For the latest information on current park access and future reopenings, please visit mercercountyparks.org. Thanks for checking in – we hope to invite you back soon!
Howell Living History Farm
70 Woodens Lane, Hopewell Twp., NJ 08530
Saturdays: 10–4 p.m. | Jan. 25–Dec. 5 except July 11, 18 & 25
Free admission & parking; fee for corn maze
Saturday program activities run 11:00 – 3:00; lunch foods are also available for purchase
1.5 miles east on Valley Road, off Rt. 29 two miles south of Lambertville
The farm’s Visitor Center is fully accessible; transportation to the historic barnyard area and fields is available upon request
Dogs (except service animals), bicycles, horseback riding, feeding animals, fires, camping, alcohol
Howell Farm is owned by the County of Mercer and operated by the Mercer County Park Commission | Brian M. Hughes, County Executive | Aaron T. Watson, Executive Director
Howell Farm’s calendar reflects the cycles of a fully functioning, working farm in Pleasant Valley, New Jersey during the years 1890 – 1910. Programs enable visitors to see real farming operations up close, speak with farmers and interpreters, and in many instances lend a hand. Factors such as weather, soil conditions and animal needs can impact operations at any time, resulting in program changes that reflect the realities faced by farmers then and now.