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Bass River State Forest, New Jersey

You bet your bass its time to plan another trip into the forest. How about a pygmy forest made of miniature trees? Bass River State Forest is home to one of the largest pygmy forests of its type in Read more...

You bet your bass its time to plan another trip into the forest. How about a pygmy forest made of miniature trees? Bass River State Forest is home to one of the largest pygmy forests of its type in the world. The West Pine Plains Natural Area pygmy forest reaches a canopy height of no taller than four feet. Now if only miniature ponies also roamed the area!

Easy hiking trails are a great way to explore the area which also has a historic Civilian Conservation Corps camp where they created 67-acre Lake Absegami for swimming and boating as well as many trails, observation areas, bridges, cabins and other outdoorsy goodness for visitors to enjoy. Tent camping, lean-tos, shelters and cabins round out your options for spending a few nights in the outdoors. So pack the picnic, grab the family and head on down to Bass River State Forest!

North Shore Campground
Whitney
Whitney: North Shore is perfect. You get A LOT of space to yourself or you and your group, access to the...
Bass River Cabins
Perfumed by the crisp, cool air of Lake Absegami, Bass River State’s Shelters are all comely located...
Bass River Group Area
Whitney
Whitney: The whole of the forest and campgrounds are very clean, there's a great swimming area and plenty of...
South Shore Campground
Whitney
Whitney: If you arrive after 4pm - the office will be closed, go straight to your campsite and register in the...
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Cedar Creek
Alex
Alex: We loved the site, Tim the site owner was quick with his responses and easy to communicate with. The...
Lodge on Sustainable Farm
Adventures With
Adventures With : Visiting the lodge at Tullamore Farms was a fantastic experience. Taking a weekend trip to the lodge...
Historic Farm Camp
Brian
Brian: The house is absolutely gorgeous! You can camp anywhere you want, there's plenty of field and trails...
RV Site on Horse Farm
Ezekiel
Ezekiel: Paul our hosts is absolutely awesome! His horse farm is absolutely beautiful, we had such a great time...
Serene Horse Farm
Chantilly
Chantilly: This farm is an absolute gem, and completely worth the trip. There are three sites to choose from- I...
Enveloped in Woods
Chantilly
Chantilly: Camping at Congress Hill Farm was lovely experience! Your campsite will be a very private spot...
Buttonwood Hill Camping Area
Topher
Topher: Buttonwood Hill is the first campground when hiking the Batona Trail South to North (Bass River to...
Bodine Field Camping Area
Bodine Field Campground is situated alongside the area’s wading river, a must-see to any Wharton State...
Godfrey Bridge Camping Area
Godfrey bridge manages to connect the two variables of camping: practicality and accessibility. Comely...
Batona Camping Area
Lee Ann
Lee Ann: Just a little over an hour from Philly this is a great weekend spot. Clean, primitive with no showers...
Quite Country Farmette
katona
Katona: You need a quite escape away. This is a serene place to stay & create an outdoors experience.
Hawkins Bridge Camping Area
Thomas
Thomas: Spent the night here before launching for a canoe trip down the wading river. Nice site area for...
Lower Forge Camping Area
Topher
Topher: Lower Forge is my favorite campsite on the Batona Trail, but there are some things that are incorrect....
Neshaminy Creek Campsite
Juliana
Juliana: This is a yard at the top of a hill, in historical Newportville, Bucks County. There is no bathroom or...
Mullica River Camping Area
Located alongside the campground’s namesake Mullica River and hugging trail, this is a doozy...
Brendan T. Byrne Campground
Topher
Topher: I grew up very close to Brendan Byrne State Forest, so this campground is like coming home for me....
Atsion Campground
After a day of swimming at Astion Lake why would you want to drive home? Stay the night in your tent...
Goshen Pond Camping Area
Rebecca
Rebecca: Really lovely camping area! Once arrived, the camping was perfect for a night out of the...
Nu Mosa' Farms
Debbie
Debbie: Nu Mosa' Farms was started in 2011. Both being of Native American decent we came up with the name Nu...
Frontier Campground, woods view
Frontier
Frontier: Pitch your tent, rv, pop-up, or, stay in one of our Tree Houses, or, Safari Tents in our beautiful...