New Gretna, NJ Trails and Parks

New Gretna has 7 trails in the vicinity, including 4 for flatwater kayaking & canoeing and 2 for campgrounds. These trails range from 0 to 5 miles in length. The most popular trails are Brigantine Island Trail, Wading River and Lake Oswego. Trails.com member Meghan F. recently completed Bass River State Forest—Lake Absegami.
  • Bass River State Forest—Lake AbsegamiView Trail Details

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    New Gretna, NJ

    • Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing  
    •  1.5 hours
    •  Guide

    This Pinelands lake offers oak and pine woods, marshes, ospreys, waterfowl, and wading birds.

  • Brigantine Island TrailView Trail Details

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    New Gretna, NJ

    • Hiking  
    •  Day Hike
    •  5 miles
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    If you haven’t had any luck at the casinos, you may strike it rich hiking along the flat, well-packed sands at Brigantine Island, one of many ...

  • Timberline Lake Camping ResortView Trail Details

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    New Gretna, NJ

    • Campgrounds  
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    Tent camping isn’t just for people. Dogs like to sleep outdoors too. Certainly given a choice of staying in a kennel or staying in the family ...

  • Bass River State Forest CampgroundView Trail Details

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    New Gretna, NJ

    • Campgrounds  
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    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 ...

  • Lake AbsegamiView Trail Details

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    New Gretna, NJ

    • Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing  
    •  Day trip with camping available
    •  Guide

    Lake Absegami lies in the northwest corner of the Bass River State Forest at the southern end of Burlington County. The 67-acre body of water ...

  • Lake OswegoView Trail Details

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    New Gretna, NJ

    • Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing  
    •  Day trip with camping available
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    Touted as one of the prettiest rivers in the Pine Barrens, Oswego River takes you through Atlantic white cedar swamps, lowland forests, and freshwater ...

  • Wading RiverView Trail Details

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    New Gretna, NJ

    • Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing  
    •  1.25 hours to overnight
    •  Guide

    The Wading is the most popular river in the Pine Barrens, and it is rivaled only by the Delaware in statewide popularity. Indeed, on weekends ...