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    Camper-submitted photo from Atsion Family Camp — Wharton State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Atsion Family Camp — Wharton State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Atsion Family Camp — Wharton State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Atsion Family Camp — Wharton State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Atsion Family Camp — Wharton State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Atsion Family Camp — Wharton State Forest

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    Atsion Family Camp — Wharton State Forest

    22 Reviews
    56 Photos
    39 Saves
    Hammonton, New Jersey

    Welcome to Atsion Family Campground in Wharton State Forest, NJ. Nestled in the sandy pine barrens near Shamong, this campground offers a mix of tent, RV, and cabin accommodations, making it a versatile spot for all types of campers. With 50 spacious sites, including some with lakeside access, it's a great place to set up camp and enjoy the outdoors.

    The campground is open year-round and features amenities like clean restrooms, showers, and potable water spigots. While there are no electric hookups, the sites are big rig friendly and pets are welcome. Just make sure to register your furry friends at the campsite.

    One of the standout features here is the access to Atsion Lake, perfect for kayaking and canoeing. Sites 4, 8, 10, 12, 20, and 22 are particularly popular for their lakeside views and easy water access. If you're into hiking or biking, the nearby Atsion Recreation Area offers plenty of trails to explore. And don't miss out on a visit to Batsto Village, just a 15-minute drive away, where you can step back in time and explore an old iron and glass community.

    For those who enjoy a bit of off-roading, Wharton State Forest's 122,000 acres provide ample opportunities. And if you need firewood, there's a convenient spot right across the street from the campground entrance where you can grab a bundle for $5 on the honor system.

    Overall, Atsion Family Campground offers a blend of natural beauty and practical amenities, making it a solid choice for a camping trip in the New Jersey Pinelands. Whether you're here for the water activities, the trails, or just to relax by the fire, you'll find plenty to enjoy.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Bass River State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Bass River State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Bass River State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Bass River State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Bass River State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Bass River State Forest

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    Bass River State Forest

    16 Reviews
    73 Photos
    110 Saves
    Tuckerton, New Jersey

    Campsites: There are 176 tent and trailer sites with fire rings and picnic tables. Flush toilets, showers and laundry facilities are within walking distance of all sites. No hook-ups provided. Each site accommodates a maximum of six campers, two vehicles (including trailers) and two tents. Trailer sanitary station is open March 1 through November 30. Campsites are open all year.

    Group Campsites: Six group campsites with water and pit toilets are within walking distance. Each site accommodates a maximum of 25 campers. Parking is directly on the site. Open all year. We highly recommend that group leaders carefully estimate their group size so not to overestimate because refunds cannot be made later. Six licensed vehicles only are permitted to park on each group campsite, within the campsite limit signs. Additional vehicles (two per site) are required to pay $5 per night and park in the designated parking area.

    Lean-tos: There are nine accessible lean-tos located on the south shore. All lean-tos have a hardwood floor, woodburning stove, outdoor picnic table, fire ring and grill. Flush toilets, showers and laundry facilities are close by. Lean-tos are open year round and accommodate a maximum of six people. Pet Friendly Camping South shore campsites 1 through 85 are designated pet friendly. There is an additional charge of $5 per night if you bring a pet. Pet friendly camping is limited to domestic dogs and cats with a maximum of two pets per camping permit. A Pet Registration and Certification form is required during the check-in process which will be retained in the area files. Dogs and cats must have current rabies vaccinations. Written proof of the pet's current rabies/distemper vaccine and license (if a license is required by the resident's state) must be provided during the check-in process. Pets are not permitted in cabins, shelters or lean-tos.

    Shelters: Six shelters located along the north shore of Lake Absegami, each with two bunk rooms, one double-deck bunk in each room, a living room with a picnic table and bench, wood-burning stove and screened double door. All shelters have an outdoor grill for cooking, fire ring, table and benches. Flush toilets and shower facilities are within walking distance. Shelters are open from April 1 through October 31 and accommodate a maximum of four people.

    Cabins: Six cabins located along the north shore of Lake Absegami contain a living room and fireplace; two bunk rooms with double-deck bunks; kitchen with running water, electric stove, refrigerator; bathroom with shower, toilet and sink; and electricity. The screened-in porch faces the lake and there is an outdoor fire ring, grill for cooking, picnic table and bench. Cabins are open April 1 through October 31 and accommodate a maximum of six people.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Ocean View Resort Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Ocean View Resort Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Ocean View Resort Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Ocean View Resort Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Ocean View Resort Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Ocean View Resort Campground

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    Ocean View Resort Campground

    14 Reviews
    53 Photos
    80 Saves
    Dennis, New Jersey

    Ocean View Campground invites you to the finest in family camping at New Jersey's largest privately owned campground. Here on our 180 wooded acres, you will love your spacious, shaded campsite and OVR's modern camping conveniences. Each of our 1173 campsites is equipped with 20/30 amp electric service, water, sewer, and cable TV as well as a fire ring and picnic table. Your little ones will have a blast at our new splash pad! We have many 50 amp camping sites as well as 40 pull thrus that can accommodate the largest of RV's. Jersey shore memories are waiting to be made at Ocean View Resort Campground for you and your family.

    Located midway between Atlantic City and Wildwood, Ocean View Resort Campground is only three miles from the finest and safest beaches on the NJ Shore. Nearby you can enjoy championship golf courses, fine restaurants, boating, kayaking, salt water fishing, crabbing, dolphin & whale watching, sightseeing cruises, theatres, bird sanctuaries, water parks, The Cape May Zoo, The Cape May Point Lighthouse (and other nearby lighthouses), Wildwood's famous boardwalks, as well as Atlantic City's dazzling shows and exciting casinos.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Wading Pines Camping Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Wading Pines Camping Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Wading Pines Camping Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Wading Pines Camping Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Wading Pines Camping Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Wading Pines Camping Resort

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    Wading Pines Camping Resort

    15 Reviews
    16 Photos
    39 Saves
    Chatsworth, New Jersey

    Welcome to Wading Pines Camping Resort, nestled near Chatsworth, NJ. This spot is a solid choice for families and groups looking for a mix of relaxation and activities. The campground operates from April 15 to November 15, giving you a good chunk of the year to enjoy the great outdoors.

    One of the standout features here is the pet-friendly policy, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. The campground is also big rig friendly, making it a convenient stop for RV travelers. If you’re into campfires, you’ll be happy to know that fires are allowed, and they even sell firewood on-site.

    For those who like to stay active, there are plenty of trails to explore. The nearby Wading River is perfect for tubing or kayaking, and there’s live music during the summer to keep the vibe lively. The campground also has a market for any essentials you might need, and the sanitary dump and sewer hookups make it easy for RVers to stay clean and comfortable.

    Families will appreciate the playground and the various kid-friendly activities available. The sites are generally spacious and shaded, providing a comfortable camping experience. Some visitors have mentioned that the campground can get a bit crowded, especially with large RVs and seasonal campers, but that’s part of the charm for those who enjoy a bustling atmosphere.

    Overall, Wading Pines offers a mix of natural beauty and convenient amenities, making it a great spot for a memorable camping trip. Whether you’re here for the trails, the river, or just to kick back by the fire, you’re in for a good time.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Sun Outdoors Cape May
    Camper-submitted photo from Sun Outdoors Cape May
    Camper-submitted photo from Sun Outdoors Cape May
    Camper-submitted photo from Sun Outdoors Cape May
    Camper-submitted photo from Sun Outdoors Cape May
    Camper-submitted photo from Sun Outdoors Cape May

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    Sun Outdoors Cape May

    26 Reviews
    37 Photos
    48 Saves
    Tabernacle, New Jersey

    Holly Shores Campground is a 38 wooded acre camping resort is nestled in Cape May County just four miles from Wildwood and Cape May beaches. We offer 300 large, oak and maple tree shaded, full hook-up campsites and 40+ Deluxe Rentals, Safari Glamping Tents and Tiny Houses.

    Loads of amenities including free WiFi, Cable, two playgrounds, lush dog park, heated pool, kiddie pool, two hot tub spas, golf cart rentals, bike and kayak rentals, game room, and nature trail to the adjacent fishing lakes run by New Jersey Dept of Fishery.

    We also welcome group camping; family reunions and scout troops.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Winding River Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Winding River Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Winding River Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Winding River Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Winding River Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Winding River Campground

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    Winding River Campground

    7 Reviews
    17 Photos
    36 Saves
    Mays Landing, New Jersey
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    Camper-submitted photo from Baker's Acres Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Baker's Acres Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Baker's Acres Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Baker's Acres Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Baker's Acres Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Baker's Acres Campground

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    Baker's Acres Campground

    14 Reviews
    14 Photos
    88 Saves
    Eagleswood, New Jersey

    Welcome to Baker's Acres Campground, nestled near Parkertown, NJ. This spot is a gem for families and anyone looking to unwind in a rustic setting. The campground operates from May 1 to October 31, offering a perfect escape during the warmer months.

    Baker's Acres is known for its family-friendly vibe. Kids will love the large playground, complete with monkey bars, a ship, and a playhouse. There's also a swimming pool to keep everyone cool and entertained. For those who enjoy a bit of sport, you'll find courts for basketball, bocce ball, and volleyball. The campground even has a game room for some indoor fun.

    The sites here are a mix of tent, RV, and cabin accommodations, so there's something for everyone. Most sites are shaded and offer a good amount of privacy thanks to the surrounding trees and shrubs. Each site comes with a picnic table and a fire ring, making it easy to enjoy meals and evenings by the fire.

    One of the standout features is the friendly and helpful staff. Many visitors have praised how welcoming and accommodating they are, which really adds to the overall experience. The campground also has a small market for any essentials you might need, and there's firewood available for purchase.

    For those who like to explore, the location is convenient for trips to the Jersey Shore, with Tuckerton Seaport just a short drive away and Long Beach Island within reach. If you're into hiking, there's a small trail on-site that's perfect for a morning walk with your coffee.

    In short, Baker's Acres Campground offers a blend of relaxation and activities, making it a great spot for a family getaway or a peaceful retreat in nature.

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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $43 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Parvin State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Parvin State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Parvin State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Parvin State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Parvin State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Parvin State Park Campground

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    Parvin State Park Campground

    13 Reviews
    36 Photos
    64 Saves
    Rosenhayn, New Jersey

    Parvin State Park Campground, nestled near Pittsgrove Township, NJ, offers a solid camping experience from April 1 to October 31. This spot is perfect for those who enjoy a mix of nature and convenience. The campground features a variety of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, cabins, and even yurts and glamping options.

    One of the standout features here is the clean and well-maintained bathrooms, complete with hot showers. Visitors have praised the cleanliness, especially in the cabins, which come equipped with a kitchenette, fridge, and even a wood stove for those cooler nights. Just remember to bring your own linens and bug spray—ticks and chiggers are part of the package deal.

    The campground is big-rig friendly, though some roads can be a bit narrow. Sites are generally spacious, and amenities like electric hookups, drinking water, and a sanitary dump station make it a comfortable stay. Pets are welcome, and there are picnic tables and fire rings at most sites, perfect for a family cookout.

    For activities, the nearby lake offers canoe rentals and a clean beach area, though swimming is restricted to roped-off sections due to algae. Hiking trails around Thundergust Lake are a hit, but be prepared for some serious mosquitoes. The trails are easy and well-marked, making them great for a leisurely walk or a morning jog.

    If you’re looking to explore beyond the campground, there are grocery stores like Walmart about 20 minutes away, and local attractions include Misty Meadow Sheep Dairy and the Jersey Shore. Whether you’re a seasoned camper or a newbie, Parvin State Park Campground provides a balanced mix of nature and convenience, making it a great spot for a weekend getaway.

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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $20 - $65 / night

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    Spacious Skies Country Oaks

    6 Reviews
    25 Photos
    13 Saves
    Dorothy, New Jersey

    Spacious Skies Country Oaks is a sweet little haven in the southern New Jersey countryside, 30 minutes from Ocean City and just another 10 minutes to Atlantic City. Offering both wooded and open RV and tent sites, as well as a number of deluxe patio sites and rustic cabins, come enjoy the large swimming facilities onsite, traditional campground recreation hall, and pastoral ambiance. Easy adventure awaits at the nearby country parks, nature preserves and centers, as well as the Great Egg Harbor River that feeds right into the ocean.

    We are proud to announce our partnership with Black Folks Camp Too and are now the first “unity blaze certified” collection of private campgrounds!

    Being Unity Blaze Certified confirms that all 15 of our campgrounds and our team are committed to making sure all campers know “You are Invited and Welcomed” — the Unity Blaze motto. While Spacious Skies has always firmly held this belief, we wanted to go one step further in partnering with BFCT to make sure all campground staff completed the Unity Blaze training program.

    Please navigate to our website for up to date information regarding our amenities.

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    $29 - $155 / night

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    Whippoorwill Campground

    8 Reviews
    18 Photos
    59 Saves
    Ocean City, New Jersey

    Whippoorwill offers the finest in resort accommodations in a wooded, seashore vacation setting. With campsites set in sheltering woods, Whippoorwill is truly a relaxing and friendly option from among the mind-boggling selection of camping choices in the Jersey Shore region. Our sites are level and wooded, all including a picnic table and a fire ring and most featuring a three-way hookup with cable TV.

    Whippoorwill accommodates any type of camping unit, from a tent to a large motor home. Or, perhaps you would like to settle into one of our cozy, air conditioned cabins.

    At the campground, recreational facilities include an Olympic-sized pool, separate kiddies’ pool, tennis and volleyball court, sand playground, a snack bar, our new Gym, Youth Recreation Center and more. Planned leisure time fun includes activities for both children and adults such as Pool Games, Aqua Zumba, Bingo, and many other fun activities. Some “themed” events include”Christmas in July,” “Wet-n-Wild weekend,” “Halloween in August,” and our famous “Pig Roast.”

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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $43 / night

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