New Jersey State operated camping facilities offer a wide variety of options for scenery and amenities for families with kids, and the more serious nature enthusiast who wants to get out and experience the wilderness.
New Jersey camping at state operated campgrounds can be experienced at the Jersey shore close by beaches to the more rural campgrounds of western New Jersey with gentle rolling hills, and the Sky lands in Northwest New Jersey where you can escape the crowds and experience the wilderness and more mountainous terrain.
The New Jersey State Park System also offers many excellent camping facilities, many of which are featured on this site.
With a wide variety of New Jersey camping facilities, and a choice of over 120 campgrounds and State Park parks to choose from, there is just about nothing you cannot do while you camp in New Jersey.
Please note, alcohol is prohibited on NJ State Park Camping facilities..
Located in the Jenny Jump Mountain Range, this location features scenic panoramic views of the Highlands, Great Meadows, and the Kittatinny Mountains. The Summit Trail rises to an elevation of 1,090 feet. This location offers a nice combination of seclusion and the amenities of indoor plumbing.
Facilities and Activities:
There are Twenty-two tent and trailer sites with fire rings, picnic tables, showers and toilets nearby. 2 group sites for up to 25 campers at one, and 40 at second site. 8 shelters with living room and wood burning stove. Showers and flush toilets are located nearby. Each accommodates four people.
There is excellent shore line largemouth bass, sunfish and catfish fishing Mountain Lake with a car-top boat launch at Ghost Lake.
Hiking: 11 miles of hiking trails and three miles of hiking /mountain bike trails with scenic views of the mountains.
Facilities & Activities:
There are 51 tent and trailer sites with fire rings and picnic tables. Some camping areas available all year; 9 group sites open from April 1 through October 31; 9 enclosed lean-tos with a wood stove inside for heat. Open year round; 10 furnished cabins each with wood stove, refrigerator, electric stove; half-bath with toilet and sink. Each cabin accommodates four people. Open from April 1 through December 15; 16 group cabins that can accommodate twelve people. Open April 15 through November 30.
>Hiking: A section of the Appalachian Trail runs through Stokes State Forest.
There is also more than 33 miles of marked trails range in length from 1/2 mile to 4 miles.