Go climb a wall at Outdoor Expo May 16

Experience the thrill of climbing on the Monmouth County Park System’s 25-foot climbing wall during the Outdoor Adventure Expo to be held 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 16 at Turkey Swamp Park in Freehold Township. Besides the climbing wall, visitors are also invited to try kayaks, canoes and paddleboats. Other offerings include free lectures, demonstrations, mini-clinics and nature hikes. The expo will feature members of local outdoor adventure clubs who will answer questions and give advice, as well as representatives from companies that sell outdoor recreation equipment. Admission and parking are free. The event is rain or shine. Camping is available inside the park (for a fee).

For more information, call the park system at 732-842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number is 711.