Campgrounds Near Wildwood, New Jersey

Campgrounds Near Wildwood, New Jersey
Located in Cape May County in New Jersey, Wildwood is a resort town and part of the Ocean City Metropolitan Statistical Area. Surrounded by beaches, wetlands and a state park, many recreation opportunities from kayaking to biking, swimming to hiking are available to residents and visitors. The campgrounds below provide a central location to the area along with its own recreational opportunities within the campgrounds.

Beachcomber Camping Resort

Nine minutes from Wildwood, the Beachcomber Camping Resort has sites for both tent campers and RV campers. The roads within the resort and around are fit for riding your bike, including a two and half mile path at the entrance of the resort. Two freshwater lakes offer opportunities for kayaking and paddle boats, fishing and swimming. There are also multiple pools at the resort if you prefer pool swimming.

Stop by the camp store for snacks, wood, fishing gear and anything else you may need. Or enjoy the Snack Cabana while spending a day at the beach. There is a playground and arcade for kids and a kid-free clubhouse for adults. Enjoy a game of volleyball, shuffle board, boccie ball, basketball or horseshoes. Guests have access to hot showers, laundry, propane fill-up and wireless Internet. Golf carts can be rented to get around the resort. Activities planned throughout the summer for guests.

Beachcomber Camping Resort
462 Seashore Road
Cape May, NJ 08204-4714
(609) 886-6035
beachcombercamp.com

Big Timber Lake Family Camping Resort

You don't even have to leave the Big Timber Lake Resort to experience the outdoors. Nine miles from Wildwood, you can paddle a freshwater lake in a kayak or take a dip in the pool. Challenge the family to a game of mini-golf, volleyball or horseshoes. The Cape May Point Lighthouse and State Park is a five to 10 minute drive from the resort for hiking and running.

Big Timber Lake Resort is open to tent and RV camping. Laundry, full bathrooms with showers and a dump station are available to guests. There are electrical, water and cable hook-ups onsite. If you are hungry you can stop by the snack bar or the stocked camp store. Free morning coffee, television lounge for adults, game room and wireless Internet are also available at the resort.

Big Timber Lake Family Camping Resort
116 Swainton-Goshen Road P.O. Box 336
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 465-4456
bigtimberlake.com

Holly Shores Campground

Holly Shores is located mid-way between Wildwood and Cape May. Rent a kayak and paddle or fish in the NJ Wildlife Management Fishing Lakes directly behind the campground. Enjoy some laps in the heated pool and then relax in the hot tub. Book a deep sea fishing trip with Adventurer Deep Sea Fishing or take a walking bird tour with the Cape May Bird Observatory.

Tent sites are wooded with electric and water. RV sites have 30/50 amp full service including sewer and cable. The campground is pet friendly with dog park inside. Golf cart rentals are available to get to and from your site. Count on many planned daily activities during the summer for the kids. An air conditioned game room, wireless Internet, a playground, basketball courts and horseshoe pits are some of the other entertainment available at the campground. If you don't feel like cooking on the weekend, let the staff cook for you. The campground store has items you may have forgot or ran out of.

Holly Shores Campground
491 US Route 9 S
Cape May, NJ 08204
(609) 886-1234
hollyshores.com

Article Written By Courtney Johnson

Courtney Johnson is a freelance sports writer and photographer based in California. Her articles and photos appear regularly in newspapers and magazines such as "Triathlete" and "Cross Country Skier." Johnson graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.A. in media production and minor in writing. She is studying for her copy editing certificate at the University of San Diego.

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