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Open Field for Dry Camping

2 sites 路 RVs, Tents4 acres 路 Ocean View, NJ
Learn more about this land: A cleared patch of land for future cattle raising, situated on the property of a historic Seaville home. The field is perfect for tent camping, camper vans, campers, or even sleeping under the stars. This field is available for dry camping, meaning there is no water or sewage hookup and everything is pack in, pack out. There is a water hose within walking distance available to fill buckets or bottles as needed. A fire pit is also available for use. The property also has friendly pigs and goats that love attention. Short distance from back bays, ocean, trails, beaches and an incredible amount of tourist attractions the Cape May County area has to offer!
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Great Times Camp Ground

2 sites 路 Lodging52 acres 路 Waterford Works, NJ
Great Times Camp ground has been the home of "Great Times聽Day Camp" for 25+ years. In the heart of the pinelands, GTDC provides a beautiful ground for campers to enjoy the outdoors and experience new things like boating, hiking, and more.聽Update - We have added a parking location close to the main site area! It is now extremely easy to access the site location!AC Available!聽Great Times Camp Ground consists 52 acres of the amazing outdoors including a large natural lake, acres of woods to explore, and lots of fun activities such as volleyball, basketball, and even a beach to enjoy. Great Times operates as a children's day camp during the summer months, but now can be enjoyed all year round.Activities Available:- Basketball Courts-聽Tennis Courts- Fishing- Beach- Sport Fields for ActivitiesIf you would like the bunkhouse / cabin - you must add it as an extra, otherwise it will be assumed that you are tent camping.
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Lakefront Nature Getaway

4 sites 路 Lodging40 acres 路 Cape May Court House, NJ
Discover Cape May County - the hidden gem of Southern New Jersey. Be our guest on a crystal clear lake surrounded by tall pines and wetlands, creating a vast wildlife habitat in a sanctuary of natural artistry. Great care has been taken to nurture a secluded environment to explore, restore and create; all on a hidden lake with its own sandy beach. Local beach passes, hiking trails, direct access to the county bike path, fire pit, hammocks, water sports, etc. are all included in your stay. . Our secluded four-season retreat welcomes the guest seeking the peace of an exclusive nature getaway, just minutes from renowned beach communities. Leave behind the distractions and busyness of life and make room for stillness and the internal conversations that bring healing and wellness. Whether sitting amidst the pines, catching a sunset from the deck, hiking winding trails, exploring the adjacent county bike path, fishing in a hidden cove, wading in perfectly clear waters, or writing, drawing, birding, boating, singing, praying; a time of peaceful recreation, creativity and restoration awaits. . THE ROOM: The Loft is in its own building, adjacent to the main house where your hosts live. Guests enter through a private, "contactless" foyer using a personalized keypad. . A set of stairs lead you to a spaciously designed and well appointed 2nd story loft with a private deck providing full views of the beautiful lake while enjoying your morning or sunset beverage. Large windows flood the open concept space with natural light. The room also has a french balcony, hardwood floors throughout, an eating area for two, a bar/small sink with granite counters, a generous & comfortable living space, a dreamy queen size bed nook with nearby reading chairs, a walk in closet, and a modern bathroom with glass door and tiled shower. . THE PROPERTY: Our 40 acre property is hidden within a quiet suburban neighborhood, and is home to an abundance of turtles, migratory birds, fish, deer, otters, foxes, and much more. Guests have endless access to hiking trails, county bike path, observation tower, prayer labyrinth, scattered lakeside vistas, swimming, water sports, and so much more. . LOCATION: We are located in the quiet town of CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, just five miles from the pure white sandy beaches of Stone Harbor and Avalon, and twelve miles from historic Cape May! With nature hikes, abundant wildlife, glorious sunsets, miles of bike trails, fabulous restaurants, breweries, wineries, shopping, golfing, historical enrichment & more - there's something for everyone on New Jersey鈥檚 Cape May Peninsula.
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Winding River Vanlife Retreat

3 sites 路 Lodging, RVs, Tents1 acre 路 Hamilton, NJ
Bring your own campervan or stay in one of ours -- enjoy swimming, paddling, and tubing on the river, or hiking and mountain biking through our trails. We're located in rural, outdoorsy South Jersey, and while our property is only 1 acre, we're surrounded by trails, trees, and right on a National Wild and Scenic River. During the warmer months, the Great Egg Harbor River is one of the best birding spots in the U.S., and is fantastic for kayaking, river tubing, and fishing. You'll be able to use our rope swing, star-gaze while laying on the 6-person hammock, and cook on the fire pit. We're also walking distance from miles and miles of hiking, mountain biking, ATV-ing, and horseback riding trails for adventurous afternoons. Drop in your kayak at Penny Pot park and kayak straight our property, or leave from our dock and get picked up 5 miles down at Weymouth park. Spend an hour tubing down our river and walk right back to camp with a 15 minute walk in the woods, then do it all over again! The town of Hammonton (the "Blueberry Capital of The World") is just 15 minutes away, and has a super cute downtown where you can find awesome shops, restaurants, wineries and breweries. The beaches in Atlantic City are only 30 minutes out, and Philadelphia is 45 minutes by car or 1 hour by train. Local grocers like Bagliani's, or large stores like Walmart and Shoprite are located within a 10-15 minute drive. Gas stations, a WaWa, and three restaurants can be found within a 5-8 minute drive. Experience a relaxing weekend out in the woods and by the water, while staying close to amenities and other fun outings. If you bring your own Van, Schoolie, Trailaer, or mid-sized RV, we have 30amp and 15amp hookups available in our driveway. All trash brought into or created on site must be packed out when you leave.
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Pine Creek

4 sites 路 TentsMedford, NJ
Old Cranbury farm in the middle of West Jersey.聽Pitch your tent in our hay field or set up a spot in the woods. Fish off our dock. Dark skies for viewing the stars.
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Lake Safe Haven @ St. Babs

14 sites 路 Lodging18 acres 路 Rio Grande, NJ
Recently Featured on the cover of The Philadelphia Inquirer's real estate section! Founded in 2016 by independent film celebrity and former top global digital entertainment executive Will Keenan in honor of his late Mother Barbara A. Sees-Keenan (a career-RN called the "Mother Teresa of Nursing" at Cooper University Hospital in Camden NJ), StBabs Church of All Religions has been featured on NBC News and SiriusXM's Howard Stern Show, and in the Philadelphia Inquirer, the UK Daily Mail, NJ.com, The Press of Atlantic City, and the Cape May County Herald, among many others. StBabs has been awarded grants by the National Philanthropic Trust, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, the New Jersey Department of State, Schwab Charitable, the Wawa Foundation, and Live Music Society, among others. 鈥淪afe Haven at StBabs Grande Retreat" is 18 spiritual acres of private lake, beach & forest. One of the best places to bird-watch on the whole Jersey Cape, and winner of one of the largest bass fish in all of NJ caught at our lake!
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Lazy Lizard Acres

1 site 路 RV3 acres 路 Millville, NJ
This is a secluded property on steep run creek, which is a very short paddle to the Maurice River. The property is 3 acres with a concrete pad. Very close to the New Jersey Motorsports Park (about 10min). There is a dock on site for fishing and relaxing. The concrete pad is 40鈥 long and can easily accommodate a 42鈥 fifth wheel (that鈥檚 how long ours is). The site has water and sewer. There is a house on the property which is not occupied but can be rented for an additional fee, it does not have furniture but has a kitchen and bathrooms. The site currently dies not have electricity but a generator can be provided for a fee.
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Barnsberry acres

6 sites 路 RVs, Tents8 acres 路 Barnsboro, NJ
Barnsberry Acres in BARNSBORO, NJ 8 acres Come stay at a beautiful horse farm centered between Philadelphia, PA and the Jersey shore! 25 minute drive from the city of Philadelphia. 1 hour from the beach. 15 minutes from the Delaware River and enjoy the beautiful state parks Delaware has to offer. 1 mile from Ceres hiking park (pets allowed). Less than a mile from Chesnut Branch walking park and fields which has a brand new disc golf course! Walking distance to oldest bar and restaurant in SJ est. 1720! 5 minute drive or 15 minute bike ride from Historic Pitman with a Broadway theatre, brewery in an old bank, and a fun disc golf course. 20 minute drive from the culinary district of Collingswood NJ. Enjoy their quaint shops, various BYOB dining experiences, and their renown farmers market on Saturdays from 8 am -12 pm. 14 miles from the infamous Cowtown Rodeo (馃帴 filmed documentary on it). 1 mile from popular Target Department Store for any needs. Our farm is tucked away in a secluded area but has 4 MAJOR HIGHWAYS NEARBY to quickly venture out for various sites in the tristate area or to quickly head back on your journey. We are located close to attractions but you will be surrounded by trees and birds and flowers after your busy day. Our main horse breeds are Thoroughbreds. In addition to horses you will see chickens near the campsite and our friendly goats- hansel and grettle who are located on the far side of the property past the horse pastures. This farmland was for many years one of the most industrialized dairy farm in NJ before the Great Depression. *Add-on unlimited wood for purchase at $20 via Venmo/cash/zelle/ PayPal per night, per site.* Wi-Fi & Tiki torches available for your campsite upon request in advance.* Sunsets behind camps. Sunrises in front of camps. Moon in front of camps 馃寵 No weapons permitted on grounds. No hunting
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That Dome Home RV Site

1 site 路 RV, Tent1 acre 路 Manahawkin, NJ
Want to be close to Long Beach Island (LBI) without the crowds? You've found the place! Our lot is 1.22 acres only several miles away from LBI, New Jersey. The owner-occupied residence is tucked away from the road with only one neighbor in sight. We live in a 1987 geodesic dome home on the property. Additionally, our self-converted 2002 International Blue Bird school bus is parked here. There is plenty of room for you to park in the circle driveway or to the left of the dome. Enjoy our large, fenced backyard with plenty of room for activities. We have yard games available (Yard Yahtzee, Spikeball, Molkky, lawn darts, and more) and you're welcome to bring them to the beach. Crab traps, fishing poles, and a cooler are available too. Feel free to start a campfire in the designated area or relax in the two hammocks. We promise you'll never be bored here! LBI beaches, the Manahawkin Lake, restaurants, bars, shopping, and more are all minutes away. Proximity via car: -5 minutes to LBI -3 minutes to Manahawkin Lake -3 minutes to The Old Causeway and Mud City (restaurants) -4 minutes to ManaFirkin Brewing Co. -40 minutes to Atlantic City -70 minutes to Philadelphia
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Summer Jade Stables

7 sites 路 Lodging, RVs18 acres 路 Waterford Works, NJ
Learn more about this land:We are a horse farm with both indoor and outdoor arena. We often hold ranch sorting events and training. There are cows and goats on site as well. We also provide RVs for rent or rooms in the house.The entire farm is flat with plenty parking space. The entrance may look like a narrow long driveway, the parking lot behind building is huge, even for big truck.
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Old Pine Barrens Blueberry farm

1 site 路 RV11 acres 路 Presidential Lakes Estates, NJ
My property is an old blueberry farm. There are some trails through the property; but mostly it鈥檚 a quiet place to sleep in a small/medium sized self-contained RV (note: your RV or van must contain a toilet which must be emptied off-site). If on the site in July, you can pick some blueberries for your own use. The berries are chemical free. My neighbor also has a pick-your-own farm with tended blueberry fields. My site is in the NJ Pine Barrens which is renowned for its unspoiled nature, abundant, and diverse wildlife. It is also within the Pinelands National Reserve and within the area designated by the United Nations as an International Biosphere Reserve. Nearby is the Batona Trail, the Franklin Parker preserve, canoeing on Chatsworth Lake or the Wading River, bicycling through the Pine Barrens and and the cranberry bogs on the bicycle lanes on Routes 532 and 563, the quaint village of Chatsworth also known as the Capital of the Pines, Hot Diggidy Dog a food stand within the village of Chatsworth, and Brendan Byrne State Forest which includes the historic cranberry farming village of Whitesbog where the cultivated blueberry was developed by Elizabeth White and Dr. Frederick Coville. The Whitesbog Preservation Trust which manages the village has an extensive year round calendar of events.
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$25
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Willow Oak

2 sites 路 RVs, Tents50 acres 路 Magnolia, DE
Remote area close to major highway Two areas to stay both wooded with ponds First has electric hook-up for extra cost fishing catch and release available. Other is further into the woods with narrow road for small unitshiking and biking in the woods and on country roads Close to area beaches historical site and recreational areas?
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Floating on a canoe or kayak through New Jersey's Pine Barrens lets you enjoy the wild and scenic beauty of this untamed land. Sometimes, it's hard to imagine that this place sits in between two of America's largest metro areas. The Great Egg Harbor system gives you many ways to enjoy the water at a slow, leisurely pace.

The waterway starts small and gradually widens thanks to 17 rivers that empty into it. Over the course of the Great Egg Harbor River's 129-mile run through southern New Jersey, you'll see marshes, swamps, wetlands, and thick pine forests. There's plenty of room for boats. Fish, paddle, view wildlife, look for migratory birds, or camp along the way.

Every fall in Cape May, hawks migrate to the area to find food. Tall trees along the river make excellent homes for the birds, and they serve as good roosts to look for food. If you feel like you're being watched, it's probably a hawk keeping an eye out for a meal from their high perches. Warblers and other migratory birds fly through the river in spring and fall in between their seasonal roosts. This coastal area is a great spot for birding.

When you reach the harbor, you can choose to keep going to beaches of the Atlantic if you're on a summer vacation. Thanks to the many townships in the area, you can make your getaway as long or as short as you like.

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