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Cattus Island County Park

1170 Cattus Island Boulevard, Toms River, NJ 08753
(732) 270-6960
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Ranked #2 of 13 attractions in Toms River
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This park has it all: pleasant walking paths, varied landscape, a variety of flora and fauna, lovely scenery, play area for the kids. I'd like to see hand sanitizer in the portable rest rooms.

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Toms River, NJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Unostentatiously located behind a run-down strip mall, this gem of a park offers stunning views and an amazing cross section of local flora and fauna tucked within the confines of it's borders. Cattus Island has been a park almost exactly as long as I've been alive and I've been a regular visitor since before I could walk. Great for relaxing,... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
7 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Had a lovely walk to the very natural beach area. Easy hike, nice firm path (I wore sandals). The butterfly garden wasn't really in full form this early in the season (June), but was under way. The nature center was closed (since hurricane Sandy) with no definate time to reopen. Some of the wooden paths were also closed. Bikes had... More

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Jackson, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Our family visited Cattus Island Park. I did not know what to expect, but I was happy with the outcome. There are many long and short trails for walking and exploring. Some of the trails have grasses way over your head so its fun!! Always something new just around the bend. Bicycles and pets are welcome and we didn't have... More

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Toms River, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

My family has visited Cattus Island often. The visitors' center always has something to excite interest--either in the garden outside or the critters and displays inside. The trails are well marked and great for strolling. The terrain is varied--you'll walk through high rushes on raise board walks, past some open marsh, through some open forest, and out to the bay... More

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Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I recently discovered this park and it is a great place for walking, with marked trails & bird watching and picnicking. Nice water views and information plaques regarding trees and park information.

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Churchton, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Loved the main trail and the views, with all the intriguing side trails! Plenty of parking. You can bring your doggie, too.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Always been and will always been a favorite. I used to live in Brick, NJ and would go to Cattus Island at least monthly. There are many trails and beautiful scenery. Whenever I visit the area, I always try to visit there. There are marshes, woodsy trails, sandy trails. Pet friendly too!

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Toms River, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is such a pretty spot to relax @ picnic tables, visit the small museum, watch the wildlife & even take a boat tour of the wetlands.

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Never knew this was here, boat ride nice for a not so hot day, kids will enjoy the different types of birds and other species that inhabit this quaint island.

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