The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey Guide Book

by Marie Javins (Menasha Ridge Press)
The Best In Tent Camping New Jersey  by Marie Javins

192pp/maps
ISBN: 08973215966

From the northern reaches of Stokes State Forest to the Atlantic coastal islands, camping in New Jersey has never been better. The Best in Tent Camping: New Jersey is a guidebook for tent campers who like quiet, scenic, and serene campsites. It's the perfect resource if you blanch at the thought of pitching a tent on a concrete slab, trying to sleep through the blare of another camper's boombox, or waking to find your tent surrounded by a convoy of RVs. The Best in Tent Camping: New Jersey guides you to the quietest, most beautiful, most secure, and best managed campgrounds in the Garden State. Whether you are a New Jersey native in search of new territory or a vacationer on the lookout for that dream campground, this book unlocks the secrets to the best tent camping that New Jersey has to offer.

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Trails from the "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey" Guide Book
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... Preview: In 1822, businessman James P. Allaire headed south from Manhattan. He founded Howell Iron Works Company on an industrial bog iron processing area active since 1793. His integrated mining, smelting, an ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Farmingdale, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: We chase all unfamiliar vehicles,” reads the copy on the combination map/brochure you’re handed at check-in at Atlantic City North Family Campground. Security is nice to have, but it is hardly an issu ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Tuckerton, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: If you’re looking for convenience, comfort, and small luxuries such as hot showers and well-marked roads, don’t come to the camping area at Estell Manor. However, if you’re hoping to get away from it ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Mays Landing, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: The Lake Lenape campground is one of those rare campgrounds that is solely open to tent campers—RV owners need not apply. But unlike most tent-only campgrounds, these 18 sites are drive-in, not hike-i ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Mays Landing, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: New Jersey’s first state forest has come a long way since it was acquired in 1905. The Civilian Conservation Corps altered the landscape significantly in the 1930s, when they planted 4,500 acres of tr ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
New Gretna, NJ - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Unassuming and modest when compared to their private campground cousins that pervade the nearby Cape May peninsula, the campgrounds of Belleplain State Forest offer respite from the Shore’s dense RV l ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Woodbine, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: North Shore Campground, like the other two Belleplain State Forest campgrounds, is secluded, pleasant, and located in a shady forest. Understory provides privacy between sites, although nearly all sit ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Woodbine, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: Easily the most affordable accommodation within the Atlantic City area, Birch Grove Park’s shady sites offer a natural antidote for those sickened by gambling losses or by one too many zeppoli on the ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Northfield, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: The clean scent of pine permeates the air at Brendan T. Byrne State Forest campground, reminding visitors that they are in the 1.1 million-acre Pinelands National Reserve, a unique protected ecosyste ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
New Lisbon, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: Bull’s Island Recreation Area, a small, forested island on the New Jersey–Pennsylvania border, contains the only campground within the confines of the 70-mile Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park. Th ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Stockton, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: Rustic and conveniently located, Bergen County’s newest campground is also its oldest. Camp Glen Gray was established in 1917 and developed over the next decade. For the next 85 years, it operated as ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Mahwah, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: Set on a remote hillside on the ridge of the Kittatinny Mountains, this private campground offers an unusual and appealing mix of attractions. Camp Taylor’s wooded hillside tenting area, with primitiv ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Columbia, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: Famed for its ski resort rather than its camping, Campgaw Mountain County Reservation takes a lot of heat in winter. Detractors are quick to point out that the trails are easy and the slopes are mild. ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Mahwah, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: Cedar Creek Campground has tent sites, RV sites, cabins, and trailer rentals. It’s near beaches, boardwalks, forests, and man-made attractions. But most visitors don’t stay overnight at Cedar Creek be ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Bayville, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: Cheesequake bears the responsibility of being the most urban state park in the densest, most urbanized state in the country. A mere 36 miles from Manhattan, its wooded and marsh 1,292 acres play host ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Matawan, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: Tucked away in the northwestern corner of this private riverside RV park are 50 grassy tent-only sites. There are two secluded, wooded state parks nearby for those who prefer more scenic, wilder exper ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Delaware, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: The shallow, gentle Delaware River hardly seems powerful enough to wash away a sandbar, much less a chunk of mountain. But centuries ago, this unassuming body of water carved an 1,100-foot-deep, 3-mil ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Delaware Water Gap, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: Setting up camp in the Delaware Water Gap along the Appalachian Trail isn’t something you do on a whim. You can’t park your car nearby, lug your gear up a hill, drag along the cooler, and erect a tent ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Delaware Water Gap, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: Frontier Campground, which does not have a dedicated tenting area, merits a mention for its pleasing all-purpose sites and agreeable camping philosophy. The campground brochure includes six paragraphs ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Ocean View, NJ - Campgrounds
... Preview: Only a few private campgrounds in northern Jersey offer tent camping, and fewer still actually designate entire sections for “tents only.” Many private campgrounds cater to RV and trailer camping beca ... From the guidebook "The Best In Tent Camping: New Jersey"
Branchville, NJ - Campgrounds

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