Camping to be allowed at 12 New Jersey parks, forests, recreation areas

Environmental officials in New Jersey announce camping will be allowed as of today in a dozen state parks, forests and recreation areas amid social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines.

News 12 Staff

Jun 22, 2020, 9:53 AM

Updated 1,397 days ago

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Camping to be allowed at 12 New Jersey parks, forests, recreation areas
Environmental officials in New Jersey announce camping will be allowed as of today in a dozen state parks, forests and recreation areas amid social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines.
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The areas include High Point State Park, Jenny Jump State Forest, Stokes State Forest and Worthington State Forest in the northern region; Allaire State Park, Cheesequake State Park and Spruce Run Recreation Area in the central region; and Bass River State Forest, Belleplain State Forest, Brendan Byrne State Forest, Parvin State Park and Wharton State Forest in the southern region.
Camping will be limited to tent-style camping while all other forms of overnight use including cabins, shelters, group cabins, wilderness campsites, primitive campsites, and group campsites will remain closed.
Guests can expect signs encouraging them to wear a mask while in public and in indoor spaces such as gatehouses and restrooms, and they will be asked to maintain a six-foot distance from those who aren’t family, household members or caretakers.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.


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