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New Jersey Information
Delaware River / Delaware Bay. Most boating along the river is found
south of Trenton. Campsites without Electricity, Fishing, Picnic/Day Use,
Restrooms, Drinking Water, Launch Ramps, Fuel. Several popular stops along
the river include Dingmans Falls near Dingmans Ferry, New York (most of
the area here is in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area much
which is under private ownership), Worthington State Forest near Stroudsburg,
New York, Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park (where you will find the
above mentioned campsites -Bulls Island Section), Washington Crossing (State
Park lies on the New Jersey Side), Trenton, Philadelphia, Red Bank Battlefield
Monument (south of Philadelphia near the beginning of the Intercoastal
Water Way) and Ft. Mott. The River as you move south opens up into the
Delaware Bay and then into the Atlantic.
Greenwood Lake. Fishing, Swimming, Boating. This 5.75 mile long
reservoir is popular for New Jersey and New York Boaters and has many ramps
for ease of trailering. The Northern half of the lake stretches into New
York State. Located on the state line with New York off Interstate 87 and
State Highway 17, in New York, head west into the community of Greenwood.
Lake Hopatcong . Campsites without Electricity, Fishing, Restrooms,
Drinking Water, Picnic/Day Use, Launch Ramp. Call the New Jersey Tourism
Bureau for boating restrictions. Hopatcong State Park lies on the southeastern
shoreline along the river. New Jersey's largest lake, nine (9) miles long
with forty five (45) miles of shoreline. Excellent fishing!. It is stocked
by the State and the Knee Deep Fishing Club. It also has excellent restaurants
which can be reached by boat. Residential homes on the lake. Located east
Round Valley Reservoir. 9.9 HP limit, Camping, Fishing, Hiking.
Spruce Run Reservoir. 9.9 HP limit, Camping, Fishing, Hiking. State
Park. Both Round Valley and Spruce Run have trophy fishing. Both are located
off I78 near Clinton.
Wanaque Reservoir. This 5.2 mile reservoir is located off Interstate
80 at State Route 23, head north to Pompton Lakes.
Information based on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers brochures and
If you know of any other great spots in New Jersey for
boating (of all types), or have more information, feel free to E-Mail us
at Boating America