Description

Littered with just as much leaf litter as historical landmarks, Bass River State Forest was the first patch of forest acquired by the colonial state in the early-1900’s. Situated atop of the northern stretch of Lake Absegami, the cardinal coordinate-named campground is strung together by numerous primitive campsites. Although minimalistic in their settings, North Shore Campground is inundated with drinking water and working showers.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
93 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at North Shore Campground.

Beach
Forest
Lake
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Whitney
Whitney B.
didn't provide a recommendation.
August 17th, 2015

North Shore is perfect. You get A LOT of space to yourself or you and your group, access to the waterfront and a dry cabin for when roughing-it just doesn't sound all that great.

The North Shore of the park is great for groups or those who don't want to rough-it too much... Check out the shelter in the background: 4 beds, wood stove, table. Perfect!
Hipcamper Gale W.
recommends this listing.
July 27th, 2017
Park
Bass River State Forest
State
New Jersey
Country
United States
Phone Number
(609) 296-1114
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
39.632° N, 74.426° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 93 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)

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