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Belleplain State Forest

Woodbine, NJ
+1 609-861-2404
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Beautiful State Forest in South Jersey

Went for a walk around the lake and campsites and found it to be clean, well maintained and cared... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Wildwood Crest, New Jersey
via mobile
Relaxed weekend camping with friends

We are typically tent campers, but we chose a lean to this time because of the weather forecast... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Nassau, New York
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Went for a walk around the lake and campsites and found it to be clean, well maintained and cared for, would definitely recommend a visit

Thank 666EdS666
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We are typically tent campers, but we chose a lean to this time because of the weather forecast during our stay. (Yurts were no longer available.) Lean to was clean and the size was adequate; glad we didn't have to deal with the rain in...More

Thank F D
Reviewed 29 August 2017

If it weren't for the hundreds of tick bites and subsequent days dedicated to removing ticks from me, my dog, car and home (and lost work days), I'd still say Belleplain is not the place for anyone looking for an adventure. The hike that exposed...More

Thank christelu1
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The positive of this campground is that the rangers were very friendly and helpful. The campground was wooded and shady with nice spots. The negative is that in our area, the bathroom was far away and not very nice. Not sure if they have other...More

Thank Bernard W
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I recommend campsite #27 in the North Shore campground at Belleplain. Please see photos below. It's situated in a way that you don't see any neighbors and can feel more connected with nature when you camp here. #27 seems to be the most secluded site...More

3  Thank World M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Excellent place to go camping. Has a beautiful lake where you can rent canoes and nice swimming area. The new park superintendent allows horseback riding inside the park, not just on the miles of trails. Very nice place to visit for the day or camp...More

2  Thank CarolSue12
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Arriving early morning we had this peaceful gift from nature to ourselves and were rewarded with a satisfying day of birding: Louisiana Water thrush could be heard and easily seen, a beautiful yellow throated warbler made his appearance in the parking lot upon our arrival...More

1  Thank Gershwin12
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This campground was gorgeous! Loved the spacious, wooded sites. Be aware these are rustic sites without electricity. Also things we were unaware of was that there is a two dog limit and you are required to bring their shot records. We chose to walk in...More

2  Thank Busylilmom
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We read about it in a few places and decided to visit since south jersey foliage is best in the state this season We were not disappointed. The lake area is great. We took the trail around the lake and enjoyed it. The park office...More

1  Thank aviron l
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Good...nice location at a decent distance from the beaches and the services ...the staff at the front gate are kind...the Bad...noisy all night long up to 6am...not all nights, but 2 out of 5 are bit over the average... toilets tend to be dirty...More

3  Thank JOCELYN D
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Pedro G
24 August 2016|
Response from Foodee | Reviewed this property |
No cost to enter the lake. Just pay the state park's entrance fee & you'll have access.
9 October 2015|
Response from Lisaf41465 |
Are cabins available for rent yearlong & what ius the cost per week?
26 August 2015|
Response from Eileen N | Reviewed this property |
We tent camped. I did, however, find the staff extremely helpful in finding a tent spot to my liking. I would recommend calling them.