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Top Cabin Camping near Gateway National Recreation Area

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Best Cabin Camping Sites Near Gateway National Recreation Area, NJ (18)

    Camper-submitted photo from Allaire State Park - TEMPORARILY CLOSED
    Camper-submitted photo from Allaire State Park - TEMPORARILY CLOSED
    Camper-submitted photo from Allaire State Park - TEMPORARILY CLOSED
    Camper-submitted photo from Allaire State Park - TEMPORARILY CLOSED
    Camper-submitted photo from Allaire State Park - TEMPORARILY CLOSED
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    Allaire State Park - TEMPORARILY CLOSED

    18 Reviews
    69 Photos
    87 Saves
    Allenwood, New Jersey

    PARK ADVISORY: Allaire State Park Family Camping is closed until further notice. The NJ Department of Environmental Protection will start work on the construction of a new bathroom/shower facility. Group Camping will re-open April 1st.

    Campsites: There are forty-five tent and trailer sites with fire rings and picnic tables. Flush toilets and shower facilities are within walking distance. Trailer sanitary station is open April 15 through October 15. Campsites are open from April 1 - December 15.

    Shelters: There are ten shelters. Shelters are cabin-like structures with wood stove for heat and two double-deck bunks, which sleep up to four people. Each site includes a fire ring and picnic table. Accessible to persons with disabilities. Shelters are open from April 1 - December 15.

    Group campsites: Six group sites with fire rings, picnic tables. Sites A, B, C, and D hold a maximum capacity of 50 people. Fee: New Jersey Resident $100 per night; Non Resident $200, per night. Sites E and F hold a maximum capacity of 25 people. Fee: NJ Resident $50 per night; Non Resident $100 per night. Open open from April 1 - December 15.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Staten Island — Gateway National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Staten Island — Gateway National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Staten Island — Gateway National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Staten Island — Gateway National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Staten Island — Gateway National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Staten Island — Gateway National Recreation Area

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    Staten Island — Gateway National Recreation Area

    3 Reviews
    13 Photos
    61 Saves
    Bayonne, New Jersey

    Overview

    This campground boasts a spectacular view of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, the longest vehicle suspension span in the United States. When it opened in 1964, it was the longest span in the world for 17 years. It connects Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn and Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island. Not far from the campground is an overlook area which features a vantage point to view the Statue of Liberty NM, the Manhattan Skyline and various forts and batteries in the New York Harbor region. Fortification tours are available on site. Connecting to the bike path, near the campground, is a NYC Parks and Recreation boardwalk where bike rentals and food concessions are available offsite.

    Recreation

    Surf fishing at the beach is available for campers with a fishing license (see DEC for details). In addition, campers can attend a ranger-led tour of the historic structures. In the summer months, campers may enjoy walking/sunbathing (no Lifeguard on duty) on the beach at Fort Wadsworth. Swimming where lifeguards are on duty, is available at Gateway NRA- Great Kills Beach or NYC Parks and Recreation beaches. Bird watching, kayaking, biking and playground areas are all located within the Staten Island Unit of Gateway (Fort Wadsworth, Miller Field and Great Kills Park sites).

    Facilities

    Surf fishing at the beach is available for campers with a fishing license (see DEC for details). In addition, campers can attend a ranger-led tour of the historic structures. In the summer months, campers may enjoy walking/sunbathing (no Lifeguard on duty) on the beach at Fort Wadsworth. Swimming where lifeguards are on duty, is available at Gateway NRA- Great Kills Beach or NYC Parks and Recreation beaches. Bird watching, kayaking, biking and playground areas are all located within the Staten Island Unit of Gateway (Fort Wadsworth, Miller Field and Great Kills Park sites).

    Natural Features

    Thousands of years ago, glacial activity created a morainal hilltop, that is Fort Wadsworth Overlook. Located at the Narrows in New York Harbor, visitors can look out at the hills of Bay Ridge in Brooklyn and eastern Staten Island. Part of Gateway National Recreation Area, Staten Island Unit, has various topographic features, such as hills, fields, maritime forest and dunes, as well as beaches.

    Nearby Attractions

    Alice Austin House, Snug Harbor, Staten Island Zoo, and Staten Island Museum are all within a 10 mile or less radius.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Changes & Cancellations__ Recreation.gov refund and cancellation policy:__ https://www.recreation.gov/rules-reservation-policies__

    • Tents
    • Picnic Table
    • Toilets

    $30 / night

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    Collective Governors Island

    2 Reviews
    21 Photos
    56 Saves
    Jersey City, New Jersey

    You’ve never experienced New York City like this before. A quick ferry ride from downtown Manhattan, our peaceful oasis is nestled in the hills of historic Governors Island. You’ll be surrounded by sprawling green spaces, with unparalleled views of the Statue of Liberty across the New York Harbor. It’s a retreat unlike any other in the world. The retreat includes Three Peaks Lodge dining and group activities space, a great lawn, and a collection of luxury outdoor accommodations (Summit Tents and Outlook Shelters) with en-suite bathrooms and entry level Journey Tents that offer a private dedicated bathroom that can be locked and that includes full flush toilets, showers, hot running water and amenities.

    **Getting Here: **Collective Governors Island is located eight minutes from Lower Manhattan and five minutes from Brooklyn via ferry. All guests must arrive at Collective Governors Island on one of these ferries. The full ferry schedule can be found here.

    Manhattan ferries run daily: 10 a.m.- 4:15 p.m. (Monday-Friday) and 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. (Saturdays and Sundays)

    Brooklyn ferries run: 10:15 a.m.- 4:15 p.m. (Saturdays and Sundays)

    *Note above schedules are subject to changes or time variations depending on time of year. Please confirm the most current ferry schedule here.

    MORNINGS BACK TO WORK:Governors Island Ferry only starts transporting back to Manhattan at 10AM to 10 South St., however Collective Retreats guests may take exclusive morning ferries back to 10 South St. at 7:15AM, 7:45AM, 8:15AM, 8:45AM, 9:15AM, and 9:45AM. No reservations are required in advance, see front desk for more info.

    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • Group

    $529 - $1200 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
    Camper-submitted photo from Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
    Camper-submitted photo from Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
    Camper-submitted photo from Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
    Camper-submitted photo from Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
    Camper-submitted photo from Mahlon Dickerson Reservation

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    Mahlon Dickerson Reservation

    19 Reviews
    42 Photos
    274 Saves
    Jefferson, New Jersey

    This is the largest park in the Morris County Park System, encompassing 3,494 acres of beautiful near-wilderness and recreational areas. The Reservation is the park to visit with over 24.5 miles of multi-use trails for novice and experienced skill levels. For off-road bicyclists, discover the challenge and adventure of the blazed biking trails. Horseback riding, seasonal camping, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and softball are recreational activities at Mahlon Dickerson Reservation. Digital trail maps are available online.

    One of the outstanding features of the Reservation is the magnificent view from atop Headley Overlook, a 1,280 foot elevation, one of the highest points in Morris County. The Saffin Pond area is a most scenic location to enjoy a day of fishing. The Saffin Rock Rill area offers space for educational programs.

    Some of the unique activities at Mahlon Dickerson Reservation include a radio-controlled car track, and model boat racing. All are operated by nonprofit groups comprised of interested residents.

    Mahlon Dickerson Reservation (MDR) is a 3,590+ acre park with miles of trails and a Recreational Campground. MDR is a quiet place to enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, birdwatching and more. There are two (2) camping areas within the park. One (1) area accommodates Recreational Vehicle (RV) campers who travel with Motorhomes (Class A/B/C), Trailers/Fifth Wheels and Pop-up Campers. The second area is for Tent and Adirondack Shelter (Shelter) campers.

    This campground is designated for recreational camping only.

    This seasonal site is intended for short-term stays and does not allow for monthly or long-term reservations.

    RV Sites - Reservations area allowed for up to fourteen (14) consecutive nights and cannot exceed 14 reserved nights in a 30 day period. Tent and Shelter Sites - Reservations are allowed for up to two (2) consecutive nights, three (3) consecutive nights on a Holiday weekend and cannot exceed two (2) reserved nights , three (3) on a Holiday weekend in a 7 day period.

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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Butterfly Camping Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Butterfly Camping Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Butterfly Camping Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Butterfly Camping Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Butterfly Camping Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Butterfly Camping Resort

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    Butterfly Camping Resort

    10 Reviews
    19 Photos
    71 Saves
    Toms River, New Jersey

    A great family experience is our number one priority here at Butterfly Camping Resort. With over 20 amenities, shaded sites, and our large gift shop, there is something for everyone to do! After 24 years, the Letho family and their hard-working staff are dedicated to providing great hospitality and clean facilities to make each family camping trip a memorable one.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $64 - $78 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Timberland Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Timberland Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Timberland Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Timberland Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Timberland Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Timberland Lake Campground

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    Timberland Lake Campground

    12 Reviews
    16 Photos
    62 Saves
    Cream Ridge, New Jersey
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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      Pine Cone Resort

      6 Reviews
      27 Saves
      Freehold, New Jersey

      Pine Cone Resort has 125 level, wooded & open sites with water, electric and sewer hookups.

      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Electric Hookups
      • Phone Service
      • Reservable
      • ADA Access
      Camper-submitted photo from Panther Lake Camping Resort
      Camper-submitted photo from Panther Lake Camping Resort
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      Camper-submitted photo from Panther Lake Camping Resort
      Camper-submitted photo from Panther Lake Camping Resort
      Camper-submitted photo from Panther Lake Camping Resort

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      Panther Lake Camping Resort

      15 Reviews
      29 Photos
      102 Saves
      Andover, New Jersey

      An exceptional Resort in a breathtaking location. Panther Lake Camping Resort is nestled in 160 wooded acres featuring a pristine 45 acre lake just 50 miles from New York City. Swimming, boating, fishing or just soaking up the great outdoors, this north Jersey gem has it all!

      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Electric Hookups
      • Phone Service
      • Reservable
      • ADA Access
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      Military Park NJ National Guard Training Center RV Sites

      1 Review
      10 Photos
      16 Saves
      Wall, New Jersey
      • Fires
      • Electric Hookups
      • Phone Service
      • Reservable
      • ADA Access
      • RVs

      $45 / night

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      Camper-submitted photo from Sebago Cabin Camp — Harriman State Park
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