Atsion Family Campground Wharton State Forest Shamong, NJ
Address: Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ 08088 Coordinates: 39°44’45.37″N, 74°44’38.22″W
Directions: On Atsion Road, turn onto the dirt road with the sign for Atsion Family Campground. Drive down and the campsites will be in two loops on either side.
Access: Dirt road, but accessible by pretty much any vehicle.
Website for official info: http://www.nj.gov/dep/parksandforests/parks/wharton.html
Website for campsite booking and pricing: www.camping.nj.gov
Camped here earlier this month, which FINALLY completes [...]
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Website – New Jersey Trails Association Open – mid-February to mid-September – open every day from dawn to dusk mid-September to mid-February – open Sundays only from dawn to dusk
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Website – Mt Laurel Parks & Rec Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
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Directions -184 Elbo Lane, Mt Laurel, NJ
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