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Group Camp Pricing:: $3-$5 per person/night, 7 person minimum

New Jersey's Free Fishing Days:
Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15, 2014. Free fishing days are held annually in New Jersey to provide an introduction to freshwater fishing within all public waters. This is a perfect time for families to get out and enjoy two days of fun for free. No fishing license or trout stamp is needed, but all other regulations, including size and daily catch limits, remain in effect.
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/fgw/ffd.htm

TRANSACTION FEE FOR 2014:
Beginning January 1, 2014, a transaction fee of $5 will be charged for all walk-in overnight reservations.

ALLAIRE STATE PARK, NJ

Photo: ALLAIRE STATE PARK
Status: Open through Tue Mar 31 2015   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Fri Mar 20 2015   Later Dates
 

Description

Allaire State Park is just over 3,000 acres in size. The day use area has a picnic area with tables and grills. Hiking and multi use trails are throughout the park. Annual trout stocking of the Manasquan River provides excellent opportunities for freshwater fishing. Deer hunting is permitted in designated areas of the park. Fishing and hunting is subject to Division of Fish and Wildlife regulations. Please contact the park office for more information.


The Pine Creek Railroad, a narrow gauge railroad, is located within Allaire State Park's day use area. Train rides are available April through October on weekends and daily in July and August. For more inforamation, please call 732.938.5524 or visit their website http://www.njmt.org/.


Historic Allaire Village is located within Allaire State Park's day use area. The historic buildings feature artifacts of the 19th century and are brought to life by interpretors in period clothing who demonstrate crafts and explain the history of Allaire Village in the 1830's. The outdoor areas of Allaire Village are accessible year round. The historic buildings are open on a limited schedule, please call Allaire Village Inc. for operating hours at 732.919.3500 or visit their website at http://www.allairevillage.org/.


Geography:

Allaire State Park is located in Monmouth County on the New Jersey Coastal plain and has sandy soils. The forest is a mix of oak, cedar and pine, and is on the northern fringe of the pine barrens with iron tinged waterways. The Manasquan River flows through the park.

Recreation:

All within 1/2 hour:

biking/hiking
boardwalk/amusements
boating, canoeing, kayaking
charter/fishing boat
fishing
horseback riding
ocean beaches
shopping/outlet malls
sky diving
six flags great adventure park
Picnicking
Hunting

Facilities:

Family camping facilities are located in the northwestern portion of the park, approximately one mile west of Park Office. There are 45 campsites, 6 shelters and 4 yurts; each site containing a picnic table and a fire ring; each yurt and shelter site have a barbecue grill. Modern sanitary facilities, showers and drinking water are within walking distance of all sites. There are no water, electric or sewer connections for recreational vehicles.

Group sites are located in the southern portion of the park. There are 6 sites and each site can accommodate a group of up to 50 people. Group sites have composting toilets, a water pump, picnic tables, barbecue grills, lantern hooks and fire rings. The group sites do not have flush toilets or showers and the use of family camp ground facilities is prohibited. Minimum 7 people for group sites. Advance reservations recommended.

Nearby Attractions:

Allaire Village & Pine Creek Railroad: 2 mins, 1 mile
Circle A Riding Academy: 4 mins, 2.53 miles
Asbury Park: 18 mins, 12 miles
Manasquan Reservoir: 10 mins, 7.4 miles
Brick Reservoir: 7 mins, 4 miles
Manasquan Beach/Boardwalk: 14 min, 6.49 miles
Belmar Beach/Boardwalk: 15 mins, 9.8 miles
Point Pleasant Beach/Boardwalk: 17 mins, 12.09 miles
Gateway National Recreation Area/Sandy Hook: 45 mins, 26 miles
Island Beach State Park/Seaside Park: 45 mins, 21 miles
Raceway Park: 35 mins, 25 miles
Red Bank: 26 mins, 17.47 miles
Collingwood Flea Market: 8 mins, 6.5 miles
Englishtown Flea Market: 28 mins, 19 miles
Wall Stadium: 7 mins, 5.5 miles
Monmouth Executive Airport: 11 mins, 5.67 miles
Spring Lake Beach: 19 mins, 11.39 miles
Ocean Grove Beach/Boardwalk: 20 mins, 11.98 miles
Six Flags Great Adventure: 17 mins, 16.6 miles
Freehold Mall: 20 mins, 14.05 miles
Atlantic City: 1 hr 20 mins, 71.32 miles
New York City: 1 hr 16 mins, 60.06 miles
Philadelphia: 1 hr 17 mins, 65.81 miles

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Dump Station, Camper
  • Fire Rings
  • Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Telephone
  • Trash/Recycling Receptacles
  • Water Drinking
Less Than 1 Mile
  • River/Stream
Within 10 Miles
  • Airport
  • Bicycle Riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Boating, Canoeing
  • Boating, Kayaking
  • Canoe Rental
  • Car Rentals
  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • Churches
  • Cultural Activities
  • Dock, Boat
  • Docks, Fishing/Crabbing
  • Firewood Sales
  • Fishing, Reservoir
  • Fishing, Saltwater
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Golf
  • Grills
  • Grocery Store
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Historic Structure/Feature
  • Horse Rentals
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hospital
  • Hunting
  • Inlet/Sound
  • Interpretive Center
  • Interpretive Waysides
  • Jogging/Running
  • Kennel
  • Kiosk
  • Lake
  • Laundry
  • Marina
  • Medical Clinic
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Center
  • Newspapers
  • Ocean/Beach
  • Office/Ranger Station
  • Orchard/Produce Farm
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Programs, History
  • Programs, Nature
  • Propane
  • RETAIL, SUPPLIES
  • Rentals, Boat, Motorized
  • Rentals, Boats, Canoe
  • Rentals, Boats, Kayaks
  • Reservoir
  • Retail, Bait & Tackle
  • Retail, Ice
  • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
  • Retail, snacks
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming - Ocean
  • Theme Park
  • Town
  • Trails, Bicycle
  • Trails, Equestrian
  • Trails, Hiking/Walking, Easy
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • Walking
  • Water Access, Ocean
  • Water Access, Reservoir
  • Water Access, River/Stream
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Aquarium Display
  • Lighthouse
  • Musical Performances
  • Pier, Fishing
  • Rent Bicycles
  • Rent Paddle Boat
Alerts and Important Information

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 911 OR DEP COMMUNICATIONS AT 1-877-927-6337.

Family and Group Camping and Yurts are open year round. Shelters are closed the month of January.

CHECK IN - 12 Noon for Tent/RV sites. 3:00PM for Yurts, Shelters and Group sites. If arriving after park office hours (8AM - 4:30PM) please proceed to your reserved site.

CHECK OUT - 12 Noon for all sites.

Dump Station – Closed from mid Oct to mid April

FACILITY HOURS - Park office is open during the hours 8:00AM to 4:30PM. Park office is located one mile east of campground on Rt. 524.

AGE REGULATIONS - Campsites must be registered and occupied by a responsible person 18 years of age or older.

OCCUPANCY - Limited to 6 individuals per campsite unless a group site. Only 2 vehicles permitted on any campsite. There is an additional $5 fee for extra vehicles to park in designated area.

VISITORS - Visitors are permitted from 8AM to 8PM.

QUIET HOURS - From 10PM until 6AM, and are strictly enforced. Violators of this policy may be evicted. Refunds will not be issued to evicted campers.

ANIMAL ALERTS - No pets and/or livestock are allowed.

RESTRICTIONS - Alcohol is prohibited. No additional tents or equipment can be set up on a yurt or shelter site.

GENERATORS - May be used except during quiet hours. If the use of a generator is deemed unreasonably loud by the facility staff then individual use of a generator may be prohibited/limited.

GROUP CAMPSITES - NO SHOWER FACILITIES AVAILABLE. The group sites do not have flush toilets or showers and the use of the family campground facilities is prohibited.

FIRES - All fires need to comply with the NJ Forest Fire regulations and are to be built in the fire rings provided at each site. Only dead and downed wood may be used for fuel. No chainsaws are allowed in campgrounds, and cutting down trees, alive or dead is prohibited. Firewood can be purchased at the park office.

Special Events:
The events listed here are not intended to be an all inclusive list. Please contact the park of further details.
  • For a list of the calendar of events for the Historic Village at Allaire check their website at www.allairevillage.org.
  • For the Pine Creek Railroad's operating schedule check their website at www.njmt.org.
  • Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    40.15667, -74.13222
    40°9'24"N, 74°7'56"W

    From the North: Take the Garden State Parkway (GSP) South to exit 98 and follow Allaire State Park signs onto I-195 West. Take exit 31-B off I-195 and make a right at the first traffic light onto Allaire Road (Route 524 East). The campground entrance is approximately 1/2 mile from the light on the left-hand side.


    From the South: Take the Garden State Parkway (GSP) North to exit 98 and follow Allaire State Park signs onto I-195 West. Take exit 31-B off 1-195 and make a right at the first traffic light onto Allaire Road (Route 524 East). The campground entrance is approximately 1/2 mile from the light on the left-hand side.


    From the West: Take I-195 East to exit 31-B. At the first traffic light make a right onto Allaire Road (Route 524 East). The campground entrance is approximately 1/2 mile from the light on the left-hand side.


    From the New Jersey Turnpike: Take exit 7A onto I-195 East to exit 31-B. At the first traffic light make a right onto Allaire Road (Route 524 East). The campground entrance is approximately 1/2 mile from the light on the left-hand side.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    ALLAIRE STATE PARK
    4265 Atlantic Avenue
    Farmingdale NJ 07727

    Phone Number:

    Information: (732)938-2371