Upcoming Events in the Pinebarrens

If you would like to extend your day in the area and find out more about the local culture and flavors, these events might be of interest to you. They are great for family trips and most are free.


Batsto Village
31 Batsto Road
Hammonton, NJ 08037
Telephone: 609.561.0042

Batsto Village


Dress appropriately when hiking through the forests. Long pants, boots and insect repellent are strongly suggested. Afterwards a visual inspection for ticks should be done.

Ladies Slippers & Laurel Hike
Sunday May 14
10:00 am
2 to 4 mile trip. Meet at Batsto Village.

Looking for Swamp Flowers at Martha Hike
Sunday June 24
10:30 am
5 mile trip. Meet at Harrisville Lake.

Carpenter Frog Pinelands Hike
Monday July 17
10:30 am
4 mile trip. Meet at the Atsion Office.

Pinelands Summer Zenith Hike
Monday August 7
10:30 am
2 to 4 mile trip. Meet at Batsto Village.

Fall Beauty in the Wetlands Hike
Sunday September 17
11:00 am
2 to 4 mile trip. Meet at Friendship Bogs.


June 25 from 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
July 23 from 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
August 19 from 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
September 16 from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Willingboro Astronomical Society
Admission is Free
Note: ADA Accessible

Village Events

The Glass and Bottle Show
Sunday May 14
Sunday September 24
8:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Sponsored by NJ Antique Bottle Club
For more information please contact:
Paul A. DelGuercio at 609.567.4972

Jersey Devil Bound at Wharton State Forest
Saturday October 21
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Jersey Devil / Ghost stories & twilight hike
Note: ADA Accessible

Country Living Fair
Sunday October 15
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
There will be crafts, exhibits, music, old-time engines & cars, food, antiques, pony rides, farm equipment, chain-saw art, quilting, and more.

Piney Paddlers

Piney Paddlers

609.259.3734 or leona@pineypaddlers.com

Canoe/Kayak the Oswego River
Sunday May 21
10:00 am

Canoeing/Kayaking Skills Refresher on Lake Oswego
Sunday June 25
9:00 am

Canoe/Kayak with your Pooch on the Wading River
Wednesday June 28
9:00 am

Local Festivals

Whitesbog Blueberry Festival
Saturday and Sunday June 24-25
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
120 Whites Bogs Road
Browns Mills, NJ, 08015

Enjoy blueberry picking, live country music, lots of childrens activities, exhibits, great food, historical presentations and tours, pinelands artists and crafters, and lots more. Whitesbog Village website.

Red, White & Blueberry Festival
Sunday June 25
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Hammonton Middle School
Liberty Street and Fairview Avenue
Hammonton, NJ 08037

Hammonton Chamber of Commerce
Food, crafts, car show and music entertainment. Call 609.561.9080 for more information.

Chatsworth Cranberry Festival
Saturday and Sunday October 14-15
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Main Street
Chatsworth, NJ 08019

Live music, food, antique cars, over 160 arts and crafts vendors. Click on Chatsworth Cranberry Festival.

Micks Pine Barrens
Canoe and Kayak Rental

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

Smokey Bear

Woodsy Owl