2012-06-01 / Parks

OCEAN COUNTY PARKS

County Parks:
1 A. Paul King
2 W. Bay Ave., Stafford
48 acres
swimming, basketball, fishing, horseshoes, picnic area, playground, canoeing, car- top boat launch 2 Beaver Dam Creek
Bridge Avenue, Point Pleasant
40 acres
basketball, conservation area, open playing fields, picnic area, pavilion, nature trail, playgrounds, soccer, softball, tennis 3 Berkeley Island
Brennan Concourse, Berkeley
25 acres
crabbing, fishing, horseshoes, picnic area, open playing fields, biking trails, car- top boat launch, playground, swimming, volleyball, covered pavilion 4 Cattus Island
Cattus Island Blvd., Toms River
497 acres
butterfly garden, birding, boardwalk through wetlands, conservation area, nature center, crabbing, cross- country skiing, fishing, scenic overviews, environmental education center, hiking trails, biking trails, nature trail, picnic area, playground 5 E.B. Leone County Conservation Area
Hooper Avenue & South Shore Drive, Dover
45 acres
hiking, wetlands of Silver Bay can be viewed from boat tour launched from Cattus Island 6 Eno’s Pond
East Lacey Road, Lacey
28 acres
fishing, open playing fields, cross- country skiing, picnic area, playground, hiking trails, nature trail, biking trail, off- road bike trail, conservation area, observation decks, volleyball 7 Florence T. Allen Co. Conservation Area
Chelsea Avenue, Berkeley
45 acres
conservation area on Mill Creek, hiking trail 8 Freedom Fields County Park
874 Route 539, Tuckerton
120 acres
softball, cross- county skiing, open playing fields, picnic area, playground, soccer, hiking trails, Little League fields 9 Gull Island Co. Park & Conservation Area
Broadway, Point Pleasant Beach
48 miles
conservation area, crabbing, fishing, canoeing, picnic area 10 Lake Shenandoah
Route 88, Lakewood
143 acres
bike trails, boat rental, conservation area, fishing, picnic area, small boat launch (electric motors only) 11 Metedeconk River Co. Conservation Area
Lakewood and Brick
318 acres
conservation area, canoeing during peak tides, fishing 12 Mill Creek
Mill Creek Road, Berkeley
14 acres
nature trails, pavilion, picnic area, hiking trails, biking trails, basketball, playgrounds, fishing, conservation area


“Big Barney” at Barnegat Lighthouse State Park “Big Barney” at Barnegat Lighthouse State Park 13 Ocean County Park and
Off-Leash Dog Facilities
Route 88, Lakewood
323 acres
biking, cross- country skiing, driving range, fishing, fitness trail, open playing fields, picnic area, playgrounds, beach volleyball, tennis courts, swimming, softball field 14 Parks Administrative Offices
1198 Bandon Road, Dover
39 acres
crabbing, canoeing, recreational & educational programs, summer concert series, environmental studies and trips to events and locations 15 Patriots’ Field Sports Complex
Bowman Road, Jackson
219 acres
soccer fields, softball, open playing fields, basketball courts, bike trail, picnic area, playground, cross- country skiing, bocce, conservation area, horseshoes, fitness trail, shuffleboard

16 Riverfront Landing County Park
Water Street, Dover (downtown Toms River)
3 acres
crabbing, fishing, picnic area, benches 17 Robert J. Miller County Airpark and
Off-Leash Dog Facility
Route 530, Berkeley
35 acres
fairgrounds, hosts dog and horse shows, open playing fields, conservation area, pavilion, cross- country skiing, picnic area, playground 18 Shenandoah County Field Sports Complex
Route 88, Lakewood
84 acres
soccer, softball, basketball, bike trail, playground

19 Stanley “Tip” Seaman County Park
Lakeside Drive, Tuckerton
22 acres
basketball, bike trail, fishing, horseshoes, open playing fields, picnic area, playground, softball, tennis, fitness trail, shuffleboard, volleyball, small boat launch, on Lake Pohatcong 20 Wells Mills County Park
Route 532, Waretown
910 acres
bike trail, canoe rental, conservation area, fishing, hiking trail, nature trails, nature center, open playing fields, picnic area, playground, cross- county skiing, car- top boat launch, observation deck

21 Cloverdale Farms
34 Cloverdale Road, Barnegat
80 acres
cranberry farm operating for 100 years, historic buildings, hiking trails and cross- country skiing, mandatory registration for all trips, hikes and programs 22 Jake’s Branch County Park
Double Trouble Road, Beachwood
400 acres
basketball, cross- country skiing, open playing fields, picnic area, playground, soccer, tot lot, baseball/ softball fields, hiking trail, nature center, off- road bike trail, program room Future County Parks:
23 Lochiel Creek County Park
Bay Shore Drive, Barnegat
40 acres
freshwater wetlands, pine oak forested uplands, hiking & nature trails 24 Mantoloking Bridge Fishing Pier
Mantoloking Road, Mantoloking
crabbing, fishing, canoeing State Parks:
25 Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
Barnegat Light
32 acres
lighthouse, picnic area, fishing, birdwatching, nature trail 26 Double Trouble State Park
Lacey and Berkeley
5,144 acres
historic village, N. J. Coastal Heritage Trail site, canoeing, Cedar Creek, cranberry bogs, cedar swamps, Pine Barrens, plants, nature trails, trails for hiking, horseback riding and biking 27 Forked River State Marina
South Main Street, Forked RIver
125 berths, laundry, shower facilities 28 Island Beach State Park
Seaside Park
3.002 acres
interpretative center, ocean swimming, showers, canoeing, fishing, waterfowl hunting, Barnegat Bay access, nature trails, birdwatching, horseback riding trails, five- mile bike path 29 Lebanon State Forest
New Lisbon
34,377 acres
picnic area, playground, fishing, trails for hiking, walking, biking, mountain biking, nature trails, cross- country skiing, snowmobiling, hunting

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