A beautiful park on the Spruce Run Reservoir. The condition of the restrooms were the main reason I could not rate the park as a 10. The facilities are quite worn and, although they were cleaned daily, weekend use was overwhelming and by Saturday night things were pretty grungy. There were 5 stalls and 3 showers (one of each wheelchair accessible)in each of the two bathroom buildings, but one of the buildings had only one shower in use, and one of the men's showers ran cold water only. Weekdays the campground was almost empty. It is primarily a popular weekend place for extended families who are tent-camping; definitely great for kids with the lake, a beach, boat rentals and playgrounds. Our spot was tight for a 32' Fifth-wheel due to overhanging trees. (There is lots of space between sites.)If you have a rig this large the following sites will accommodate you: 7, 8, 9, 16, 17, 21, 24, 33, 39, 61, 67, 70. Note: The park day-use area allows pets, but the campground does not. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Only stayed one night. A small state park located on a peninsula that juts out into a resevoir. The Park rangers were very helpful. There were no hookups. The park was absolutely beautiful. The rest rooms and showers were spotlessly clean. The grounds, beaches, sites and roads were all in excellent condition. When I opened the door in the morning watched a herd of deer walk by the camper. The lake looked great for fishing and canoeing, I just did not have time. Overall a complete positive experience. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
We stayed here since we could not get in to the Spruce Run Rec Area campgrounds, This site is about 10 minutes away, up on top of a hill. You must drive up some steep grades to get to the campsite. The sites are "primitive", no water, elecricity, etc. The site itself is pretty enough, with the campsites all bordering a large grassy field. Be warned, there's a fair amount of poison ivy here and there (especially around the small playground, which our 2-year-old was magnetically attracted to). The bath house was fairly disgusting; there are pit toilets and a couple of showers. Lots of paper strewn around, and very unpleasant odors (my wife had to use the men's latrine because the women's was so disgusting). A nice feature (for those so interested) is that the NJ Astronomical Assn's observatory is a short hike away; they tell me it's the largest public telescope (27") in NJ. Attended an open talk there on Sat night, but it was unfortunately too hazy to use the big telescope. Probably would not stay here again if there's space at Spruce Run. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
There was virtually no one else here during our visit (midweek prior to school letting out). Park is pretty and wooded, with hiking paths, playgrounds, picnic areas and even an observatory1! Staff exceedingly helpful and pleasant. We had no trouble parking our 35' Fifth Wheel, although there are probably not many sites that we could have used. We were able to set up our Internet dish, but again, few sites from which this would have been possible. Please note that pets and even possession of alcohol are prohibited by park rules. There is a dump, but I think a large rig would have trouble using it. The drive through town to get here includes a 12'6" overpass and somewhat narrow roads. (There is an alternate route around the overpass.) We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.