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About This Campground

Nestled in the Appalachian Wilderness of New Jersey, Stokes State Forest attracts campers, hikers, and outdoor enthusiasts all over thanks to its many viewpoints and wild terrain. Spanning over 16,400 acres, visitors can expect exciting adventures crammed with tons of wilderness activities.…


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups


  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite


17 Reviews of Stokes

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 1
  • 1
  • 6
  • 9
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2020

Secluded but still convenient

We went to Stokes for a one nighter to test out my new truck tent.  We stayed at site 11 on Lake Ocquittunk.  While making reservations it said almost all sites were full but upon arrival the vast majority of sites were empty which made for a quiet/relaxing night.  It was a fair sized site with…

E. M. V.
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2019

Spacious and peaceful camping

Enjoyed a great weekend at Stokes State Forest. We stayed at the campsite at Lake Ocquittunk Area. Campsite was very spacious and had a platform where we were able to fit two tents. There was plenty of space on the site for more tents. Site came with bear proof bin for garbage and fire ring. Very…

  • Site 12
Christina H.
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2019

Stokes State Forest: A nature-lovers dream (Review for Shotwell Campsite)

I would definitely recommend this campsite to anyone wanting a beautiful, remote setting, but with all of the conveniences that the campgrounds offer. Anyone from a beginner to an expert would enjoy Stokes. Whether it be just a short, relaxing weekend trip or an adventure-packed week long trip,…

  • Cooking area with fire ring, picnic table, and lantern hook.
  • Campsite T136 in Shotwell area, drive right in.
  • Shotwell Pond.
SiteShotwell T136


Stokes is located in New Jersey


41.18448058 N
74.79702797 W

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