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
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at North Shore Campground.

River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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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
Bass River State Forest
New Jersey
United States
Phone Number
(609) 296-1114
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39.632° N, 74.426° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 93 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)

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