Keep your camping rugged when you pitch your tent at Steam Mill campground. You’ll truly get the wilderness experience here, soaking up all that outdoor goodness and those coveted camp vibes. With an expansive green field all around you, the lush, green beauty and starry night skies will hit the spot. You are in the prime place for exploring here, with Stepping Stone Falls and Tillman’s Ravines being the main gems of the park. There are miles of trails just waiting to be trekked and lakes and ponds awaiting your fishing line.
Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
27 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Up to 6 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Steam Mill Campground.

Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Sara + Mike
Sara + Mike (.
didn't provide a recommendation.
November 7th, 2018

Stokes State Forest has four campgrounds. The Steam Mill Camping Area is tucked out the of the way and is the most primitive. It is the smallest of the campgrounds with 27 sites only suitable for tents or small trailers/campervans. The campground has a pit toilet and a well. Many sites are rocky.
This visit we hiked the Tillman Ravine trail (tip: make the trail a loop and visit both the ravine and the nearby old cemetery).
You can also drive or hike to Sunset Mountain Scenic Overlook for a view of High Point Monument. High Point Monument is the highest elevation in New Jersey and is located in High Point State Park which borders Stokes State Forest on the north. High Point State Park also offers camping, hiking, sightseeing opportunities.

Hipcamper Matt
Matt C.
didn't provide a recommendation.
August 16th, 2015

Just got back from a weekend at site 212 at Steam Mill Campground. This is comes with a platform and is a rocky site but pretty nice. Wood is hard to come by and will have to hike to find some locals selling. Bathrooms are ehh and well water is clean.

Hipcamper Brienn Y.
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September 1st, 2018
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November 7th, 2018
Hipcamper Jarett C.
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March 15th, 2017
Stokes State Forest
New Jersey
United States
Phone Number
(973) 948-3820
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41.244° N, 74.733° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 27 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)