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Camping in Somerset County NJ

Campgrounds in Somerset County NJ

There are no known campgrounds in Somerset County NJ, but that doesn't mean your idea for a camping adventure has to be thrown away. Take a camping trip to one of these close by campgrounds and discover all the fun the family can have in nature! 


Central NJ
Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park
145 Mapleton Rd., Princeton, NJ 08540
609-924-5705

Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Camping in Somerset County NJ Camping right outside of Somerset County!
The Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park offers camping from April through October with 69 campsites available. They offer wilderness and primitive camping with only a few amenities, so if you want to truly "rough-it," this is the perfect place for you! The campground has bathrooms available within walking distance from the site, a fire ring and a picnic table at each site, but no electric hook-ups. Come out to see what it's truly like to camp in the wilderness right outside of Somerset County NJ!

In addition to camping, the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park has dozens of activities available to campers. Bring your boat or canoe and spend the day on the Delaware River! Explore the waters and surrounding woods for a day of fun and excitement! You can also spend the day fishing in the river and canal. Each offers a wide variety of fish, from catfish to trout, but all fishers must follow the NJ Fishing Laws. Families will also love exploring the natural area of The Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park. The park is home to two unique forest types, the Sycamor River Birch type and the Elm-Silver Maple type, which gives explorers a unique aspect of New Jersey's wildlife. The forests are also home to many different birds and mammals that nature lovers will be fascinated by!


A great campground for exploring!

Central NJ
Vorhees State Park
68 Van Syckel's Rd., Clinton, NJ 08809
908-638-8572

Vorhees State Park Camping in Somerset County NJCamping from April through October
Voorhees State Park is located right outside of Somerset County NJ in the beautiful hills of Hunterdon County! Bring the family out for a weekend of camping and exploring the beautiful natural side of New Jersey. Voorhees State Park sits on 1,300 acres of land and offers dozens of ways for campers to enjoy their weekend. They have 47 campsites available for tents as well as trailers that come with a fire ring and picnic table with bathrooms in walking distance. They also have three cabins available for rent if you don't have an RV or you want to camp with the comforts of home. The cabins come with beds and heat and also have a fire ring and picnic table. No matter how you like to camp, Voorhees State Park gives you all the options you need to enjoy your camping getaway!

They also have dozens of activities available to make your weekend fun and exciting! They have 7 trails open for hiking, exploring or mountain biking! Voorhees State Park has several small ponds available for fishing. The coolest part about this campsite is their observatory! The observatory sits on the park and has a 26-inch Newtonian telescope that allows you to see beyond the stars in the sky! During your stay, make sure to attend one of their night sky watching programs and learn all about the stars, planets and beyond!

The only campground in New Jersey with an observatory!

 

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Campgrounds in Somerset County NJ

Although these campgrounds are not located in Somerset County NJ, they are located just a short distance away in beautiful Hunterdon County. The campgrounds offer unique wilderness camping and dozens of activities to make your weekend camping getaway fun and exciting! The camp sites sit in remote and peaceful areas which allow you to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet.

If you're looking for a more specific campground in New Jersey, check out our Camping in NJ directory. Looking to go camping out of state? Explore our guide to Camping in PA or Camping in NY.
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