Micks Pine Barrens Canoe and Kayak Rental

Camping in the Pinelands

Public campgrounds are for people who really like getting back to nature. Some campsites are termed primitive; only providing pit toilets. Others are called wilderness sites and include potable water and campfire rings. Family sites offer flush toilets, cabins, yurts, shelters and lean-tos. Public campgrounds are usually the least expensive. Private campgrounds offer more amenities, including hook-ups, restrooms and possibly a convenience store. More information can be found at their website.

Camping at Wharton State Forest and Canoeing at Micks

Whether your group is Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, a company or just family and friends, and you want a weekend of camping and boating − Micks can help. Rent canoes and kayaks for two or more consecutive days and receive a discount.

Rent four or more canoes or kayaks and stay at the Hawkin Bridge, Godfrey Bridge or Bodine Field campsites which are located on the Wading River in the Wharton State Forest and we'll provide transportation to or from the campsite. All you have to do is enjoy your trip.

All of the equipment arrangements must be set up at least one week prior to your arrival. Call our store at 609.726.1380 for help and information.

Public Campgrounds

Online reservations can be made 7 days per week/24 hours a day at ReserveAmerica. To make a reservation through the call center, please contact them at 855.607.3075 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday from April 1 through October 31. Beginning November 1 through March 31, hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

  • Some areas of Wharton State Forest are considered Primitive or Wilderness campsites, enclosed pit toilets are available.
  • To camp with a pet at a pet friendly site, camper must have current rabies vaccination certificate at the office.
  • Access to Lower Forge and Mullica River campsites by boating, hiking or horseback. No motor vehicles allowed.
  • Alcohol is prohibited.

Bass River State Forest
762 Stage Road
New Gretna, NJ 08224
609.296.1114

Camping Bass River
  • 85 Family
  • 6 Group

Brendan Byrne State Forest
Route 72 East
Woodland Township, NJ 08088
609.726.1191

Camping Brendan Byrne
  • 88 Family
  • 3 Group

Wharton State Forest
744 Route 206
Shamong, NJ 08088
609.268.0444

Camping Atsion Lake
  • 50 Family
Camping Goshen Pond
  • 16 Family
  • 3 Group

Wharton State Forest
4110 Nesco Road
Hammonton, NJ 08037
609.561.0024

Camping Bodine Field
  • Large Groups
Camping Batona
  • 12 Family
  • 1 Group
Camping Buttonwood Hill
  • 5 Family
Camping Godfrey Bridge
  • 34 Family
Camping Lower Forge
  • 9 Family
Camping Hawkin Bridge
  • 9 Family
  • 4 Group
Camping Mullica River
  • 10 Family
Atsion Lake in Wharton State Forest

Private Campgrounds

  • Most campgrounds have lakes or rivers for swimming or boating.
  • Electric, propane, sewer and water hook-ups available.
  • Recreational facilities, game rooms, playgrounds available.
  • Most camping areas offer a general store.

Arrowhead Campground
163 Leektown Road
Egg Harbor, NJ 08215
609.296.8599

50 sites

Shower Shower

Laundry Laundry

Atlantic City North Campground
450 Ishmael Road
Tuckerton, NJ 08087
609.296.9163

153 sites

Pool Pool

Shower Shower

Laundry Laundry

Baker's Acres Campground
230 Willets Avenue
Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087
609.296.2664

300 sites

Pool Pool

Shower Shower

Laundry Laundry

Belhaven Lake RV Resort
1213 Route 542
Green Bank, NJ 08215
609.965.2827

300 sites

Pool Pool

Shower Shower

Laundry Laundry

Brookville Campground
224 Jones Road
Barnegat, NJ 08005
609.698.3134

90 sites

Pool Pool

Shower Shower

Chips Folly Family Campground
Chips Folly Road
New Gretna, NJ 08224
609.296.4434

300 sites

Pool Pool

Shower Shower

Laundry Laundry

Long Beach RV Resort
30 Route 72
Barnegat, NJ 08005
609.698.5684

227 sites

Pool Pool

Shower Shower

Laundry Laundry

Pilgrim Lake Campgrounds
Stage and Allen Roads
New Gretna, NJ 08224
609.296.4725

116 sites

Shower Shower

Sea-Pirate Campground
148 Route 9
West Creek, NJ 08092
609.296.7400

419 sites

Pool Pool

Shower Shower

Laundry Laundry

Timberline Lake Camping Resort
365 Route 679
New Gretna, NJ 08224
609.296.7900

403 sites

Pool Pool

Shower Shower

Laundry Laundry

Turtle Run Campground
3 Cedar Lane
Wading River, NJ 08215
609.965.5343

120 sites

Pool Pool

Shower Shower

Laundry Laundry

Wading Pines Camping Resort
85 Godfrey Bridge Road
Chatsworth, NJ 08019
609.726.1313

550 sites

Pool Pool

Shower Shower

Laundry Laundry

Micks Pine Barrens
Canoe and Kayak Rental

3107 Route 563
Chatsworth, NJ 08019
Telephone: 609.726.1380
Fax: 609.726.0717

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