age of a permittee — A campsite,
lean-to, camp shelter, cabin or yurt must be
reserved and occupied by at least one responsible
person, 18 years of age or older. A group campsite
or cabin must be occupied by a minimum of one
adult supervisor, age 18 years of age or older,
for each nine campers who are under 18 years
of age in the group.
— If camping facilities are available,
campers may re-register before 10 am on the
expiration day of their permit, provided they
have not exceeded their maximum limit of stay,
and facilities are available.
Limit of stay per area
—Total initial length of stay allowed is fourteen consecutive nights. Additional stays may be granted in intervals of not more than seven nights provided the applicant has vacated the camping facilities for at least seven nights between each occupancy for up to 40 nights a year.
Alcohol is prohibited. Additional rules and
regulations are printed on the back of the camping
permit and are posted in the area.
Fires are permitted only in stoves, fireplaces
or firerings or in approved campstoves
provided by the camper. Fires may be prohibited
due to forest fire threat when prevailing conditions
warrant this precaution. Any device that produces a flame is prohibited inside a yurt.
Firewood is not provided at cabins, campsites, lean-tos
or shelters, but it can be purchased at most
Pets are not permitted in camping facilities with the exception of the "Pet Friendly" campsites within Bass River State Forest, Brendan Byrne State Forest, Belleplain State Forest, Parvin State Park and Wharton State Forest.
A person shall not possess or discharge any
firearm, pellet gun, bow and arrow, slingshot
or other weapon capable of injuring people or
wildlife. Hunters in compliance with Division
of Fish and Wildlife hunting laws are
exempted. Target practice is prohibited.
— No more than two vehicles (including
trailers) may be parked at a camping facility.
Additional vehicles are required to pay an additional $5 per night fee and may be parked in a location
designated by the superintendent. More than
two vehicles may be parked at group campsites
and group cabins subject to approval of the
Visitors are allowed at camping facilities between
8 am and 8 pm. All visitors must pay day-use
parking fees, if applicable. The number of visitors
may be restricted due to limited facility capacities. Visitor parking will be determined by the Superintendent.
— Water, electric and sewer hook-ups are
not provided at campsites.
— Check-out time is noon at all campsites.
Check-out time is indicated on permits issued
for lean-tos, shelters, and cabins.