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Spruce Run Recreation Area

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Address: 68 Van Syckels Rd, Clinton, NJ 08809-1034
Phone Number: 908-638-8572
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Good Visit Cut Short by Stormy Weather

This is a terrific state park with very clean beaches, accommodations, and concessions. The beach wasn't crowded at all, which was a plus, but we had only been there a half hour... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2016
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Clinton, New Jersey
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rented a pontoon boat for the first time today (8/20) and had a fantastic experience. Pretty much all thanks to the guys running the place. They were unbelievable! So friendly and helpful. Took all of our stuff (cooler, rods, gear, you name it) to the boat so all we had to worry about was paying and getting our two... More 

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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, United States
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

The park and beautiful and clean with wide paths everywhere, picnic areas spread throughout the facility as well as clean and spacious restrooms. The boat rentals were decently priced although we chose not to rent one so i don't have much to say on that. It's truly a place to spend the day relaxed, play a game of volleyball, take... More 

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Clarksville, Arkansas
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Great place to find a quiet spot, plant a camp chair and take in the scenery. Beach area looked fun. Also places to rent boats and camp.

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Teaneck
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This is a terrific state park with very clean beaches, accommodations, and concessions. The beach wasn't crowded at all, which was a plus, but we had only been there a half hour when a squall came up. When some thunder rolled, the lifeguards cleared everyone out of the water and off the beaches. Everyone was also warned not to seek... More 

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Belvidere, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

One of our favorite places to go with the dogs to take a walk or have a picnic. Clean grounds, beautiful scenery, and very peaceful off season. We wouldn't probably go there on a Saturday in the summer as it is packed with people.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Have been here in the past great place to come out for the day and enjoy with the whole family. We went as a family gathering on 2 different occasions. First time was with my husbands family then decided to do it again with my side of the family. All ages ranging from late 40s - 7month old.. We loved... More 

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Collinsville, OK, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Beautiful area for boating, hiking, or picinicking. It was raint the day we were there and it was still a beautiful hike. There are playgrounds for the kids. Restrooms were not open yet when we were there, but they looked like nice buildings. Lots of deer. Even had 3 walk out onto the path in front of me before heading... More 

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tampa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

So much beauty here! I love being by water and this location didn't disappoint. Lots of places to picnic. Beautiful trees around and the grounds are so nicely kept up. Great for a family outing.

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Thank tiagayepfa
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50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

camping - huge sites, lots of space for 3, 8+ person tents! plenty of trees to hang ropes to dry things and hammocks...there are three cabins with wood stove for heat and two double-deck bunks, which sleep up to four people... these cabin sites include a fire ring and a picnic table.. hiking - there are many trails, including the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is a great place to take a walk solo or with family etc. We've gone here many times and its local to central jersey so easy acess if you live here, its quiet, always clean. there's a great playground areas for kids and paved trails to walk or ride your bike etc. Summer time the summer is great to... More 

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