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Stokes State Forest

1 Coursen Rd, Branchville, NJ 07826-5127
+1 973-948-3820
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Beautiful place ruined by obnoxious, inconsiderate people

I've been camping at Stokes with various friends and family members about three times a year for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pinkfreud3000
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State College, Pennsylvania
Nature

Beautiful state land for recreational use. A true gem in nw NJ. We are lucky to have it. Enjoy your... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
HR218guy
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“hiking trails” (5 reviews)
“great hike” (2 reviews)
“love hiking” (2 reviews)
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1 Coursen Rd, Branchville, NJ 07826-5127
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been camping at Stokes with various friends and family members about three times a year for the past 7 years or so. Camping there used to be great, but over the past few years there has been a significant uptick in the number of...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful state land for recreational use. A true gem in nw NJ. We are lucky to have it. Enjoy your time here

Thank HR218guy
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed here last weekend. We had a large cabin. And I must say we had a great time. There's hiking trails. And a lake. I recommend a cabin over a tent site. In our case it rained one night and having a dry place...More

Thank Mike V
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

very friendly people work there they help you out when you need it .and they are very clean i would go there again

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

This is one of those places that I have passed hundreds of times and never stopped in. It was a beautiful summer day and I was glad we stopped by. The rangers were very helpful. We got in the park and hiked to see a...More

Thank bwco
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Really enjoyed walking to Tillman Ravine and down to the Cemetery. Both these places were not crowded.We drove to Buttermilk falls. This is busier. The walk up the stairs is well worth it. Be careful as ticks are everywhere. Gnats were bad so bring spray....More

Thank Liz Y
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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I love Stokes, I've been going for months. Solo, with friends, with family, with my dogs. It's great. I love the pavilion at the top of the Sunrise 🌅overlook. I love gathering water from the natural springs. I love hiking the AT. See some pix...More

1  Thank Crystal M
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stokes State Forest is the place to visit for fall leaf viewing as the weather gets colder. A recent trip yielded an afternoon of serenity, good color and fall veggie and fruit purchases. We visited the lake in the hopes of seeing some fish and...More

Thank evefrSI
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

There are many fine trails in Stokes, and the colors were particularly good this year. The Trail Conference has a good map covering the forest -- I took this all day hike: These are the trails and colors to take: Green Tower, left on white...More

1  Thank robcurtross
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Beautiful place, very picturesque, great to visit when the foliage becomes bright. Yu can also do mushrooms foraging there.

Thank mirasegal
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sccgolfchef
9 October 2017|
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Response from Mike V | Reviewed this property |
Hunting is not permitted near the camping area. But I’m not sure of other areas. You’d have to check the web site
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