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Camping in Essex County NJ

Campgrounds in Essex County NJ

While there are no campgrounds in Essex County, there are plenty in the surrounding area. Whether you prefer traditional tent camping, RV camping or you want to sleep under the stars, there is sure to be a campsite on this list where you and your family can have fun.

Northern NJ
Panther Lake Camping Resort
6 Panther Lake Road, Andover, NJ 07821

Panther Lake Camping Resort Essex County NJ Campgrounds Great campground a short drive from Essex County!
You have every option of camping to choose from when you pick Panther Lake Camping Resort as your next weekend camping destination. Bring your own camping equipment and tent camp on one of their beautiful wooded sites or choose to rent one of their cabins or trailers for the weekend! The cabin includes everything you need for a comfortable and relaxed family camping weekend. The cabins include a refrigerator, microwave, television, fire ring and grill! For even more comforts of home rent one of their trailers with a full dining room, living room, kitchen and bathroom! The trailer also has air conditioning, a TV, a fire ring and a grill! It doesn't matter how your family prefers to camp, Panther Lake Camping Resort has it all!

There is also plenty to do when you camp at Panther Lake! They have dozens of activities, including a swimming pool, an adult hot tub and a 45-acre lake for fishing or boating. They also have tennis courts, basketball courts, mini golf and a playground! They have planned events on the weekends such as live music and dancing! There's something for the whole family at this campground outside of Essex County!

Explore the natural part of Northern NJ!

Northern NJ
Stephens State Park
800 Willow Grove St., Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Campgrounds in Essex County NJGreat campground for avid fishers!
Stephens State Park offers 40 tent and small trailer camping sites available from April to the end of October. It is a great campground for a small family weekend camping trip. The campsites sit in a beautiful wooded area! The campsites are small and cozy, perfect for a romantic weekend getaway! When camping, Stephens State Park offers dozens of activities! The Musconetcong River is popular for trout fishing, boating and swimming! The park has dozens of nature trails perfect for hiking and biking. They also have a playground that kids will love! Stephens State Parks is a great place for small families to spend the weekend camping around Essex County.

Cozy campground for NJ families!

Northern NJ
The Great Divide Campground
68 Phillips Road, Newton, NJ 07860

The Divide Campground Essex County NJ CampingPersonalized Camping right outside of Essex County!
Great Divide Campground, although a good drive away from Essex County, is worth the trip because they allow you to customize and personalize your weekend camping trip. They let you chose from 9 different, unique and beautiful campsites. You can rent one of three trailers that have all the amenities of home, either in the woods or out in the open space. Also, you can connect with the wilderness and chose tent camping, with or without electricity! Bring your RV from home and enjoy nature with all your essentials. No matter how you chose to camp, your family will love how close to nature they are and all the activities available at Great Divide Campground!

Enjoy a private lake perfect for fishing and paddleboats, or go swimming in their Olympic-sized pool which is great for parents and children! Enjoy a day of recreational fun including basketball and a playground. They have daily activities and events for the whole family to enjoy!

Perfect campground for families to spend the weekend!


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Camping in Essex County NJ

Although these campgrounds are not in Essex County, they are just a short drive away. These campgrounds are great for families looking to escape their busy lives and connect with nature. They not only offer beautiful camp sites, but also dozens of activities the entire family can enjoy! Relax for the weekend at one of these campgrounds!

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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