The Atsion Recreation Area sits on the southern shore of Atsion Lake and includes a beach and designated swimming area, bathroom and changing facilities, picnic area, two playgrounds, and a short nature trail. Entry fees are charged Memorial Day to Labor Day. Swimming permitted only when lifeguards are on duty (Memorial Day to Labor Day).

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Review of Atsion Recreation Area

Active and Adventure Review of Atsion Recreation Area

Away Travel Editor: Alistair Wearmouth
Editor Rating 3.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Camping,Canoeing,Day Hiking,Road Biking
Editor Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Campers and those renting cabins across the lake at the Atsion camping area get free access to the rec area as part of the overnight fee.
  • Bring a bike if you plan on camping at Atsion, as this is the quickest and easiest way to get over to the recreation area.

Wharton State Forest
Route 206
Shamong, New Jersey 08088

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 609-268-0444
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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