Bass River State Forest, Tuckerton

#9 of 9 in Nature in Jersey Shore
Forest · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Bass River State Forest is a 23,563 acres (95.36 km2) state park in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. The park, named for the Bass River which crosses through it, shelters a portion of the environmentally sensitive Pine Barrens but also provides a variety of recreational resources to visitors. The park is operated and maintained by the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry.

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  • Made reservations and went, nice trails. Lord of campers but quiet and private. Bathrooms were clean. Beautiful a lake Absegami. It was very windy so host said no fires.  more »
  • I camped at Bass River State Forest's campground and had a pleasant experience.It was quiet,unlike many of the private campgrounds I've stayed at in New Jersey and the price was right for a tent...  more »
  • Cleanest and clearest swimming area in South Jersey. You would have to swim in a pool or at a Caribbean beach to get clearer water. Safety is definitely a priority there and can be appreciated. Plenty of public bathrooms and even a separate shower house. During their business hours they have food for sale, and almost anything you might have forgotten for your grill or festivity’s-being deep in the woods that’s a smart and convenient amenity. Love love love this place
  • I started going there in my teens with my parents....30 plus years ago. I love this place so many memories. We stayed every summer all summer long for many many years. The best camp ground ever! See you soon
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