Everyone can speed up their registration by filling out our Participant Release of Liability in advance. Each participant must sign. Children under 18 years old are required to have permission of their parent or legal guardian.
Eligible groups must present a New Jersey Exempt Use Certificate Form ST-4 to waiver Sales Tax charge. The form must be filled out in accordance with the instructions included with the document. For faster check-in, print and complete in advance.
The State Park Service is pleased to announce through ReserveAmerica their new reservation system for all overnight facilities within the New Jersey State Parks and Forests. Reservations are now available online or through the ReserveAmerica call center.
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 ReserveAmerica 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.
Visitors should be pleased with the new streamlined reservation system as it provides greater flexibility in searching and reserving available overnight facilities.
Anyone age 16 and older must have a valid license to fish the fresh waters of New Jersey with handline, rod and line, or longbow and arrow. This includes privately owned lakes and other waters. Fishing licenses must be worn in a conspicuous place on the outer clothing while engaged in fishing, and must be exhibited to law enforcement personnel on request.
Purchasing your license is more convenient than ever before. This new I.E.L.S. Integrated Electronic Licensing System site will allow you quick and easy access to fishing licenses, permits, regulations and other important information about recreation in New Jersey.
Visitors can submit photographs that will be displayed on our website; if judged exceptional by our staff. For each photograph accepted, the person will receive a ten percent discount coupon. We require that visitors complete a release form before the photograph can be published. Print, sign and return by mail to the address provided on the form. For more information, visit the Movies and Photographs page.