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Bass River State Forest

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Our church group stayed here in a group camping site. The site was very nice, but the pit toilet... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2019
ken j
Manalapan, New Jersey
Nice local getaway

We wanted to get away and camp but had limited time. Bass River is only 45 minutes from our home... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2019
Ocean City, New Jersey
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762 Stage Rd, Tuckerton, NJ 08087-3411
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Reviewed September 9, 2019

We have gone to Bass River State Park for over 40 years. You can hike, swim, relax, meditate, enjoy nature up close and personal. The Pines are famous for the sugar sand that is natural to the area.. Many native birds and fowl are seen...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Catherine H
Reviewed August 12, 2019

Our church group stayed here in a group camping site. The site was very nice, but the pit toilet nearby was disgusting and had not been cleaned for a long time. We drove to a real bathroom at the individual camp sites. The park is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ken j
Reviewed August 10, 2019

I'd love to offer a comprehensive review of Bass River State Forest, their camping facilities, recreation activities, and restroom conditions... but I didn't actually make it past the park office. So instead, I'll give you my experiences with Bass River State Forest's park office, and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

Great all year round!! Be aware of tick season and prepare accordingly but don’t let that stop you!! Wonderful South Jersey nature to be seen.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JerseyOutlaw
Reviewed July 29, 2019

We wanted to get away and camp but had limited time. Bass River is only 45 minutes from our home and was a good choice. The campsites were spacious and there was plenty of opportunities for hiking and swimming. The bathrooms needed attention, e.g. a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
3  Thank mfmc8591
Reviewed July 3, 2019

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The shelters were nice and provided 4 bunk beds. The cleanliness of the shelters was a 3 out of 5, but for the price it was perfect for out needs. A picnic table and wood-burning stove are inside as well...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank CAB399
Reviewed June 26, 2019

We showed up late because we were waiting for the ground to dry up because it rained for like the whole week before our trip. When we got there the main office was closed so we figured we would check-in in the morning. The next...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank AyeshaH1210
Reviewed May 6, 2019

This park is very nice. Great place for a quiet walk. The lake is beautiful and the trails nice. Looks like a nice place to camp.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank kcgypsyexplorer
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We had a great experience renting one of the shelters on the lake. It has 4 twin matresses, a table, a wood stove and some windows and a door. A great way to camp without having to bring too much. A awsome way to unplug...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank M Scott A
Reviewed October 18, 2018

If you are looking for a very quiet and peaceful trail walk this is it. We took the YELLOW trail on it's 3 mile loop. If you have back, knee issues, these trails are for you because they have zero elevation and the trail bed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John T
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