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Exactly as I remember it

I used to go to Turkey Swamp often with my father. We would camp there, while Dad worked I would... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Freehold, New Jersey
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A peaceful place to walk, picnic or fish.

We live close to Turkey Swamp park and go there quite often. It is a pretty, and free park, with a... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Leah R
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

I used to go to Turkey Swamp often with my father. We would camp there, while Dad worked I would explore the area for hours. The only thing that changed from 40 years ago till today is the lake area. Back then you just walked...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank deyos
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We live close to Turkey Swamp park and go there quite often. It is a pretty, and free park, with a Great Lake to walk around, fish or paddle boat or canoe or kayak in.(no motors) they have picnic areas, which can be reserved for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leah R
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We stayed for a few days at this well run park with our TT, plenty of room to put up tents for the kids on our site, too. The lake is fun for kayaking and there are boat rentals available. No swimming allowed though. There...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CDEdriver
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We actually went boating here twice, very helpful and nice staff... the only issue is that you can only pay with cash!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank butch120
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We spent part of our day with the grandchildren at the park. Went boating and spent time at the play ground. Very clean and convenient and nice place to walk and hang out.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 17jack
Reviewed July 29, 2018

My girlfriend, daughter, son-in-law, and I decided that we wanted to kayak. None of us wanted to go into any water that had a current, so a river, ocean or bay were not in the running. We researched areas that were not too far a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sradmd
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Wonderful, scenic area on the backside of the lake. Playground, bathrooms, grills and electric. Volleyball court.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jean M
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Went there on Father’s Day. It was peaceful and clean. We rented paddle boats and spent time on the lake. Then we found a shady grassy spot for our picnic. Some of us played paddle ball with a Velcro ball. Next our kids played on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Wonsue
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Very well kept park with canoes and paddleboat. Never very crowded and beautiful. Also has a chld's play area and generous parking. The camp grounds ar above average but book up early.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank pskamin
Reviewed February 21, 2018

Nice trails, some can be fairly challenging for biking. Campgrounds seem nice and lake is clean with canoe rentals and rowboats. Archery range and small cabins for rent also.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 230jimt
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August 7, 2018|
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Response from sradmd | Reviewed this property |
I'd think you will be fine having a picnic and boating and hiking at this park.
October 23, 2016|
Response from Saul H | Reviewed this property |
Contact Monmouth County Park System at (732)842-4000 x 4312