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It's all About the NJ Pine Barrens!



Here at PineyPower headquarters, we get countless calls for various Pinelands facility phone numbers. In an effort to assist visitors to our Pinelands, here is a somewhat comprehensive directory of municipal, county, state and federal facilities within the region. Keep in mind that some facilities' offices may not be staffed on weekends and holidays!

For GPS purposes, many also request an address for the Pine Barrens. With over a million acres, there is no one address, so it's best to pick a park or forest depending on your starting point, and go from there. From the south, Batsto Village in Wharton State Forest is a good choice; From the north, Whitesbog Village in Brendan Byrne State forest is another. Wells Mills County Park is just a few miles from Garden State Parkway exit 69 in the eastern section.

Places of Interest, in alphabetical order:

Allaire State Park, Farmingdale 732-938-2371
Apple Pie Hill, c/o Wharton State Forest 609-561-0024
Atsion, c/o Wharton State Forest 609-268-0444
Audobon Society, NJ 908-204-8998
Baker's Acres Campground, Little Egg Harbor 609- 296-2664
Bass River State Forest, W. of Tuckerton 609-296-1114
Batsto Village (in Wharton State Forest) 609-561-3262
Belleplain State Forest, Woodbine 609-861-2404
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, New Lisbon 609-726-1191
Cape May Zoo 609-465-5271
Carranza Memorial, c/o Wharton State Forest 609-561-0024
Cattus Island County Park, Toms River 732-270-6960
Cloverdale Farm County Park, Barnegat 609-607-1861
Double Trouble State Forest and Village/Cranberry Farm, Berkeley 732-341-4098
Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Brigantine 609-652-1665
Estell Manor County Park, Mays Landing 609-645-5960
Forest Resource Education Center, Jackson 732-928-2360
Forked River Mountain Coalition 609-971-1635
Forked River Mountain Preserve c/o The Nature Conservancy 609-735-2200
Franklin E. Parker Preserve c/o NJ Conservation Foundation 908-234-1225
Hotel - Howard Johnson of Hammonton 609-561-5700
Island Beach State Park 732-793-0506
Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood 732-281-2750
Mick's Canoe Rental, Chatsworth 609-726-1380
New Jersey D.E.P. Division of Parks and Forestry 800-843-6420
Parvin State Park, Pittsgrove 856-358-8616
Penn State Forest, c/o Bass River, SF 609-296-1114
Pic-a-Lilli Inn, Route 206, Shamong NJ 609-268-2066
Pinelands Preservation Alliance 609-859-8860
Pinelands Commission (NJ) 609-894-7300
Pinelands National reserve (Nat'l Park Service) 856-447-0103
PineyPower.com 609-698-2501
Rancocas State Park, c/o Brendan T. Byrne S.F. 609-726-1191
Sharrott Winery, Route 561, Blue Anchor


Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce 609-494-7211
Tuckerton Seaport 609-296-8868
Valenzano Winery 609-268-6731
Wells Mills County Park, Waretown 609-971-3085
Wharton State Forest, Burlington County 609-561-0024
Weymouth Furnace (Atlantic County Parks System) 609-625-1897
Whitesbog Village, Browns Mills 609-893-4646
Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, Medford 856-983-3329



The Pine Barrens is becoming a popular tourist destination. It offers history, nature, boating, camping, fishing, swimming, and most of all, peace and tranquility. It's important to families who live here, whether for a few years or many generations, that our peace and tranquility be preserved.A local lawyer or doctor won't look any different than his neighbor who works the land. Thousand dollar suits aren't what impress people of the Pines - taking care of nature and fellow man is what matters. To that end, it is important for you to know that as a visitor to our precious Pine Barrens, you should show respect for the flora and fauna, for the historical buildings or their remains, and show respect for the "locals". Walk and drive gently. Treat our Pine Barrens as you would want a visitor to treat your own home town - and your own family. Thank you.


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