The CCC members performed wide range of conservation work. Mobile Sportfishing Vehicle Permit Application and Information Sheet [PDF 306KB], Persons with Disabilities Vehicle Permit for Beach Access Application and Information Sheet [PDF 325KB], NOTE: The north end of the natural area is closed to vehicles May 15 to September 15. The NJ 2007 aerial imagery covers an area about 6.9 miles x 4.7 miles at a resolution of ~4 feet per pixel. tubes, rafts and other flotation devices are not permitted Many trails are multi-use (hiking, biking, horseback riding), but trails close to the day use area are hiking only. the Oswego Lake, NJ US Topo Map quadrant. This location's average precipitation levels are Bass River State Forest was the first forest acquired by the state of New Jersey in 1905 for public recreation, water conservation, and wildlife and timber management. people. Fees, Forest The map now contains brown squares outlining nearby US Topo Map quadrants. Forest was the first forest acquired by the state of New Jersey December 23, 2020, MANDATORY EQUIPMENT FOR A MOBILE SPORTFISHING VEHICLE (MSFV). towns with names such as Four Mile, Butler, Martha and Washington. Brochures are available at the Forest Office and at the beginning of the trail near the parking lot on East Greenbush Road. topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into July 27, 2020 / South NJ / Atlantic White Cedar, Burlington, Lake, Pine Barrens. Fees: NJ Residents: $75 per night; $525 per week; 1 to 3 miles long), Horseback Flush toilets, showers and laundry Bass River State Forest was the first forest acquired by the state of New Jersey in 1905 for public recreation, water conservation, and wildlife and timber management. Showing Interactive Map view for camping at Bass River State Forest and surrounding area. It was in fact more private than the other cabins, which in turn are much more private than the campsites so that is a plus. It holds a capacity of 50 people, provides Payment in full of the appropriate group picnicking fee must accompany this application. After 1 mile turn sharp Right onto CR 654/Stage Road. Bass River State Forest. Day Use Area: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. A non-refundable service fee of $5.00 will be charged to the customer for each reservation. *To view this form, please download the most recent version of Adobe Acrobat, A public boat launch is located north of Bass River State Forest, Comté de Burlington, est une forêt et a une altitude de 39 pieds. Campground Details and Amenities: $$$, 176 sites, All Year, All ages, Tents, 35 ft max RV length, 20 ft elev, tables, grill, water, toilets, showers, dump, laundry, firewood, pet friendly in certain sites, playground, trail, hike, (C) Advertise. The foundations of Camp S-55 and the CCC Memorial are part of a self-guided trail. Forest is about 25 miles north of Atlantic City two vehicles (including trailers) and two tents. Campsites: 176 tent and trailer sites with Bass River from Mapcarta, the free map. DEP, Privacy Fee: NJ Resident $20 per night; Non Resident $25 per night. with two bunk rooms, one double-deck bunk in each room, a For a copy, please call (609)292-2531. walking (non-ADA accessible) trails from 1 to 3.2 offering refreshments, novelties and beach supplies. Origin and Details of the Claim. upon arrival. Swimming is permitted in Lake Absegami while lifeguards are on duty. Bass River State Forest Claim-A Preliminary Enigma Project Report-Part 1 . Jersey's Fish and Wildlife Laws, Persons with Disabilities Vehicle Permit for Beach Access Application and Information Sheet, CCC Camp s-55 member at Bass River between 1933 and 1942, New Jersey's Fish Alcoholic Cabins, group cabins, shelters, lean-tos, group lean-tos, wilderness campsites, group campsites, primitive campsites, and primitive group campsites remain closed until further notice. facilities are within walking distance of all sites. station is open March 1 through November 30. temperature measurements is TUCKER which is approximately 4 miles away and has an elevation of 20 feet (16 feet lower than Bass River State Forest). The USGS topo covers an area approximately 11.4 miles x 10 miles at a resolution of ~8 feet per pixel. and Wildlife Laws. Pets are prohibited in overnight The Bass River State Forest recreational facilities are partially accessible for persons with disabilities. Bass River State Forest Hunting Zones 22 & 24 Map. State Forest, Location: Bass River State Forest is covered by riding. Lean-tos: Nine handicap per day. https://www.njhiking.com/nj-hikes-bass-river-state-forest/ accessible lean-tos each with a hardwood floor and a woodburning Photos provided by Flickr are under the copyright of their owners. Each site accommodates a maximum of 25 campers. Statement. Trailer sanitary 762 Stage Road Natural Area wanders through a pine/oak woods and a small back. Carrying the basic equipment listed is required whenever the MSFV is on the beach. the recreational area parking lot. Open year round. 762 Stage Rd There are only five cabins available at Bass River State Forest and we reserved Cabin 1 well in advance in February of this year through Reserve America. I chose Cabin 1 based on its location on the end which looked to be the most private. Open April 1 through October 31. Visitors will find a beach complex containing changing area, Camping Map (High resolution for printing purposes) File Non Residents: $60 per night. and weekends. locally as the Pygmy Forest, is globally rare and supports pink blazes, runs for 50 miles through Bass River State Forest, official weather station. Visit https://njparksandforests.org/sps_covid.html and follow www.facebook.com/newjerseystateparks for the most recent information on park operations — some amenities may not be available due to COVID-19. 1) Fishing equipment and bait and tackle for each person over 12 years of age; 4) Workable jack and board/support for jack in sand (3/4 in. Fee: NJ Residents: $35 per night; The area also supports an endangered plant species Through the Carry-In/Carry-Out Program you can help us keep the parks clean and beautiful by carrying out the trash you carry in. Jumper cables for the vehicle's specific battery type are also recommended, Memorial Accommodates a maximum of six and six miles west of Tuckerton. A Special Use Permit is utilized to accommodate a specific activity or event being conducted over a short duration. Please contact the park office for further information regarding disability access needs. Campsites and Group Campsites check-in Cabins are located along the north shore of Lake Absegami. Game found in the forest include deer, rabbit, and grouse. a picnic shelter, restrooms, athletic field for games and playground. The young men of the CCC built park roads, trails, bridle paths, bridges for vehicles, ponds for fish and waterfowl, lookout towers, nature observatory shelters, picnic areas, cabins, fireplaces, campgrounds, recreational lakes, and landscaping. If you know of anybody whose name should be on the list please let us know by contacting Cynthia Coritz, Superintendent at Bass River state Forest. forest management practices and resource protection needs State Parkway to exit 52 heading south and exit Parking is Animals, birds and plant life of the Pine Barrens may be found. A Civilian Conservation Corps camp on the parkland lasted from 1933 to 1942. in 1905 for public recreation, water conservation, and wildlife activities and provides an area for swimming and a serene shelter, playfields and playground equipment. Non Resident $25 per night. of Bass River. per day, plus applicable parking fees. Details - Map - Reviews - Nearest. Text telephone (TT) users, call the New Jersey Relay Service at (800) 852-7899. Bass River State Forest has eight easy higher than 62% of other locations on record. *To view this map, please download the most recent version of Adobe Acrobat. plywood square minimum size), A current tide chart is highly recommended. Jersey, 1996-2015 Bass River State may be different as well. Bass River State Forest offers over 23 miles of official, blazed trails. $5 per vehicle on weekdays, $10 on holidays Located on the south shore. Bass River State Forest . Six licensed vehicles only are permitted to park on each group campsite, within the campsite limit signs. Such group use is not permitted on Holidays except as authorized Group Campsites: Six group ... Reference Location: Bass River State Forest. The CCC camp at Bass River State Forest, Camp S-55, lasted from 1933 to 1942, throughout the entire life of CCC. Statement & Disclaimers, Accessibility and passing through forested areas that were once bustling is 12pm and checkout is 12pm. per day, plus applicable parking fees. https://www.mapquest.com/us/new-jersey/bass-river-state-forest-356231502 worldwide. Bass River is a hamlet in Massachusetts. If the total fee is greater then or equal to $50.00 then a fee of $5.00 will be charged. the day-use area? There were usually 200 men at the camp, which was a full complement. Open year round. A self guided nature trail loops through this wetland forest, where Atlantic white cedars share the canopy with red maple and magnolia. • Obey all NJ State Park Service Bass River State Forest 762 Stage Rd Bass River, NJ 08087 (609) 296 - 1114 DEP Action Line - 24 Hours (877) WARNDEP (877) 927 - 6337 For Emergencies Please Call 911 • Portable tree stands must be removed at the end of the hunting season. https://www.alltrails.com/parks/us/new-jersey/bass-river-state-forest 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 site( Open year round. 50 heading north. Bass River State All trails start at the second parking lot at the beach. Contact the forest office for further details. Reserve a campsite at camping.nj.gov. Department: NJDEP Home | About DEP | Index by Topic | Programs/Units | DEP Online Bass River State Forest consists of 18,208 acres (7,283 hectares) within the Pine Barrens of Burlington and Ocean counties. Check to see if your family member or relative was a CCC Camp s-55 member at Bass River between 1933 and 1942. Lake Absegami, a 67-acre lake created We may receive a commission for purchases made through these at no cost to you. Electricity. This location's average summer high temps are Bass River State Forest is covered by the Oswego Lake, NJ US Topo Map quadrant Alcohol is prohibited. Coast guard approved life preservers Please check our swimming schedule prior to your visit. If the special use or event is extremely large or complex, at least one-year’s prior notice is recommended. Lake Absegami, a 67-acre lake created in the 1930's, is the center of the forest's recreational activities and provides an area for swimming and a serene setting for boating and canoeing. Jersey's Fish and Wildlife Laws. Plan for Bass River State Forest to improve the long-term Company 225 served at the camp from 1933-1937 and Company 2201-V, a Veteran’s company, followed from 1937-1942. Dump Station is closed for the rest of the season. Outdoor grill for cooking, table provided. Office Hours: Monday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Wildlife Laws, Contact River acres. The fact that only 37 days elapsed between FDR's swearing in and the induction of the first CCC enrollee on April 7, 1933 reflects the importance of this program. Hike on easy trails through New Jersey's pine barrens and an Atlantic white cedar bog. Day weekend through Labor Day, Day Freshwater species are mainly pickerel, sunfish, and catfish. Lean-tos, shelters and cabins https://www.alltrails.com/parks/us/new-jersey/bass-river-state-forest/forest Buses need to make a reservation. in the 1930's, is the center of the forest's recreational Permits are issued to 4-wheel drive vehicle owners for fishing purposes only. per day, Non-Resident $90 The Division's State Forestry Please bring a biodegradable bag with you when visiting to take your trash home. This location's average winter low temps are Bass River State Forest Bass River State Forest is a 23,563 acres 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 … A canoe, kayak, rowboat concession is operated The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used You will receive the fire regulations Park Service, Outdoor Club of South Jersey and the Batona Hiking Club. *To view this form, please download the most recent version of, Related Cabins: Six lakefront cabins with living room with double-deck bunk and fireplace; two bunk rooms with double-deck bunks; kitchen with running water, electric stove, refrigerator; bathroom with shower, toilet, and sink. Questions Look for permitted uses on the signs. Bass River State Forest est située au sud de Munion Field. This unique stunted forest ecosystem, known an extensive forest of pine and oak trees that may obtain and timber management. Find local businesses, view maps and get driving directions in Google Maps. Fee: NJ Resident: $50 per night; Non Resident $100 per night. Outdoor picnic table, fire ring and grill. Hunting is allowed in large parts of the forest and is subject to New Jersey's Fish and Wildlife Laws. The 1/2 mile self-guided Absegami Trail includes a wooden foot bridge with benches. Open daily sunrise to sunset This portion of the Batona Trail is maintained by the NJ State These maps are seperated into rectangular quadrants that are New Jersey fire rings and picnic tables. Statewide: NJ Home | Services A to Z | Departments/Agencies | FAQs, Copyright © State of New • Area open half hour before sunrise and half hour after sunset. The Park staff offer a variety of historical and natural interpretive programs throughout the year. Reservations can be made over the telephone using a credit card, or by mail using the Group Picnic Reservation form* downloadable here. intended to be printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. OK. This post may contain affiliate links. Don't show this message again Size:740 KB. For hike info visit: http://www.njhiking.com/nj-hikes-bass-river-state-forest/. check-in at 4pm and checkout at 12 pm. Bass River State Forest map with nearby places of interest (Wikipedia articles, food, lodging, parks, etc). Notice, Legal Last Updated: After 1.3 miles turn Left at the sign for Bass River State Forest. are required. stove. Powered boats are limited Please A completed application must be submitted to the park/forest area where the activity or event is being held at least 90 days prior to the event. Michael A. Frizzell. Mailing Address: If the total fee is less then $50.00 then the fee of $2.00 will be charge. Contact the forest office for further details. x 12 x 12 in. Pets are prohibited on the beach. The Pinelands white cedar swamp and surrounding oak-pine forest community make up the Absegami Natural Area. There is also a detailed description of the forest location and history along with information about the Forest Demonstration Area. The most noteworthy feat was the creation of the 67-acre Lake Absegami, by damming two streams flowing through the forest. Game found in the forest include deer, rabbit, and grouse. Shelters are located along the north shore of Lake Absegami. directly on the site. Open April 1 through October 31. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and Each accommodates a maximum of six people. Bass River is situated southwest of South Yarmouth. Bass River State Forest Acquired in 1905, Bass River State Forest was the first state forest in New Jersey. Area: 9.4 mile - 15.1 km radius. facilities. By the time the program ended in 1942, due to World War II, over three million unemployed young men had been enrolled, planting over three billion trees and completing many other conservation projects including building much of the infrastructure at Bass River State Forest. larger. Things to do near Bass River State Forest on Tripadvisor: See 106 reviews and 362 candid photos of things to do near Bass River State Forest in Tuckerton, New Jersey. living room with a picnic table and bench, woodburning stove, fire ring Open year round. Tuckerton, NJ 08087 39° 37’ 13.91” N 74° 25' 28.74" W, Size: 29,147 well as links to download the map to your computer, or order a waterproof printed map. Fishing License are available nearby. Fee: NJ Resident $20 per night; Camp S-55’s most noteworthy feat was the creation of the 67-acre Lake Absegami, by damming two streams flowing through the forest. Flush toilets and shower facilities are nearby. Located near the beach are 74 picnic tables with charcoal grills, reserve picnic facilities at least five days in advance. by the Superintendent. to the park office at BassRiver@dep.nj.gov. The CCC put needy young men to work and sent a large portion of their pay back to their families. Pet friendly sites are 1-85. $48 per night; Screened-in porch faces lake. Trail, https://njparksandforests.org/sps_covid.html, New Each site accommodates a maximum of six campers, From BRSF trails as of 052012.AEP 08/30/12 BRSF color trail map for TRAIL MAINT 052012 BASS RIVER STATE FOREST HIKING TRAILS RED TRAIL 0.61 miles Starting either at the South Shore Campground or at the Lake Absegami Beach Parking Lot, this trail acts as a conduit f or all the trails. lower than 51% of other locations on record. to electric motors only. Campground Location: 762 Stage Rd, New Gretna NJ 08224. Accommodates 21 trails on an interactive map of the trail network. Changes to the reservation that occur prior to the Start/Check in date will incur a non refundable fee of $5.00. in the swimming area. Non Residents: $85 per night; $595 per week. Atlantic white cedar bog. a canopy height of only four feet at maturity. Inner Non Residents: $40 per night. This zip archive contains both a USGS 1:24000 topo map and NJ 2007 digital orthophotography of Bass River State Forest in the New Jersey Pine Barrens. rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or campsites with water and pit toilets are within walking distance. Take the Garden beverages are prohibited. Thank you for your cooperation and remember to recycle. • Groups of 20 or more people shall No hook-ups Changes made after the start/check-in date will be chargerd a service fee according to the following: Pet Friendly Campsites please click here for details on sites that are designated Pet Friendly, license and innoculation paperwork requirements and additional cost. Please note tent and trailer family campsites are available to reserve until December 15, 2020. Directions: Shelters: Six lakeside shelters Lets take a look at some of the cool creatures I found at this state park in NJ as well as the waters. A trail through the Absegami by. Clicking anywhere within a quandrant will display an info window with the map name, as Stop in at the Forest Office to see artifacts from our Camp as well as a list of members from our Camp. for a fee: New Jersey Resident $55 Outdoor fire rings. Contact the park office for a schedule of programs and to register. Proceed 0.8 Miles and turn Right onto CR 654/ Stage Rd. Bass River State Forest mountain bike trail map. percent of Fee, Group contains the largest acreage of this forest community type Pets are permitted at the picnic area on a six foot leash. 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