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

KITTATINNY VALLEY STATE PARK, NJ

Few places, so accessible to metropolitan visitors, offer such rewarding opportunities for the observation, quiet contemplation and enjoyment of nature as Kittatinny Valley State Park. In Andover Township, Sussex County. A pleasant hike along its miles of rail trails opens the significant...
Status: Open through Fri Oct 31 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Sep 21 2015   Later Dates

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Alerts and Important Information
  • Pets are NOT permitted in any camping facilities.

  • Alcoholic Beverages are NOT permitted in any New Jersey State Park Service Area.

  • Black bears are present in New Jersey. During your stay at the park, all coolers and food-related items must be stored in the trunk of your vehicle at all times. Garbage should be promptly removed from your campsite and put in the appropriate trash receptacle.

  • Minimum Age – camping facilities and sites must be reserved by at least 1 person 18 years of age or older, who shall occupy and be responsible for the facility or site during the rental period.

  • Firewood – Firewood is not furnished at campsites or cabins, but can be purchased at the office during business hours.

  • Visitors are allowed at camping facilities and cabins between the hours of 8:00am – 8:00pm.

  • Quiet hours are observed between 10:00pm – 6:00am.

  • GROUP CAMPSITES - May be reserved for a minimum of 1 night up to a 14 night maximum length of stay. If a camper arrives during office hours, he or she must check in at the main office. If the campers arrive after office hours, they must check in the next morning.
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Loop A Group Camping 20 Accessible Pull-Through
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Loop B Group Camping 20 Accessible Pull-Through
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Loop C Group Camping 20 Accessible Pull-Through
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
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Photo: Kittatinny Valley State Park Visitor Center
Overview

Description

Few places, so accessible to metropolitan visitors, offer such rewarding opportunities for the observation, quiet contemplation and enjoyment of nature as Kittatinny Valley State Park. In Andover Township, Sussex County. A pleasant hike along its miles of rail trails opens the significant mineral and transportation heritage of the Highlands and Kittatinny Valley to explore. Kittatinny Valley State Park preserves a rock-ribbed hemlock and Hardwood forest, set amidst more than 1,400 acres of fields, freshwater wetlands, glacial lakes, and vernal pools In this scenic spur of the Great Appalachian Valley. The park is home to Aeroflex-Andover Airport.

Geography:

Glacial lakes, limestone outcroppings.

Recreation:

Fishing, canoeing, and kayaking on Lake Aeroflex, which covers 117 acres. This is the deepest,natural lake in the State of New Jersey. It is stocked with trout on a regular basis. Gardener’s Pond, White’s Pond, and Twin Lakes are smaller and shallower lakes (only walk in access).

Hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding is available on the Sussex Branch and Paulinskill Valley Trail.

Some trails are also wheelchair accessible. Cross Country skiing, snowshoeing, and dog sledding are available seasonally.

Various Interpretive programs, and hunting in designated areas.

Picnicking.

3 Group Sites

Facilities:

Interpretive center

Butterfly garden

Lake Aeroflex, White’s Ponds, Gardener’s Pond, and Twin Lakes

Aeroflex-Andover Airport

Nearby Attractions:

Mini-golf, bowling, movie theatre, antiquing, and Wild West City

Swartswood State Park, Hopatcong, and Stephen State Park

Historic Waterloo Village

Booking Window
Wed Oct 22 2014 - Mon Sep 21 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 11 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Tue Apr 01 2014 Fri Oct 31 2014
Peak Wed Apr 01 2015 Sat Oct 31 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • BICYCLING
  • Bird Watching
  • Fire Rings
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Moderate
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Jogging/Running
  • Mountain/Trail Bicycling
  • Nature Center
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms
  • Sunbathing
  • TRAILS , BICYCLE
  • TRAILS, HIKING, MODERATE
  • Trails, Equestrian
  • Trails, Hiking/Walking, Easy
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • Walking
  • Water Access, Park Lake
  • Wildflower Viewing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Camping, Primitive
  • Information/Contact station
  • Interpretive Center
  • Interpretive Display
  • Programs, Nature
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Antiquing
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Boating, Canoeing
  • Boating, Kayaking
  • Boating, Power
  • Canoeing
  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • DINING
  • Dock, Fishing
  • Emergency Services
  • Field Sports/Activities
  • Fishing
  • Fishing, Park Lake
  • Fruit/Produce Picking
  • Motel
  • Propane
  • Putt-Putt
  • Putt-Putt Course
  • Rentals, Boats, Kayaks
  • Restaurant
  • Retail, Bait & Tackle
  • Retail, Drinks
  • Retail, snacks
  • Town
Within 10 Miles
  • Airport
  • CHURCH
  • Grocery Store
  • Hospital
  • Park Lake
  • River/Stream
  • SWIMMING-PARK LAKE
  • Shopping
  • Skiing - Water
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Area Attraction
  • CULTURAL SITES / EXHIBITS
  • Cultural Activities
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Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fees, Changes & Cancellations

FEE INFORMATION
If you make an advanced reservation, a non-refundable reservation fee of $9.25 will be charged.

Your credit card will be charged at the time that the reservation is made. Please allow up to 24 hours to receive your confirmation email.

Beginning January 1, 2014, if you make a walk-in registration at a park office, a transaction fee of $5 will be charged.

CHANGES
There is a $7.00 non-refundable reservation change fee required to make a change to any reservation.

Changes must be made prior to your check in date. Changes can be made online (www.ReserveAmerica.com) or by calling 1-855-607-3075.

Any changes made on the check in date are handled at the park office.

It is recommended that you change rather than cancel and rebook a site, because the fees are less.

Note: Reservations made 11 months in advance of the check in date must wait 16 days from the day the reservation was made before it can be changed.

CANCELLATIONS
The $9.25 reservation fee is non-refundable.

All cancellations/changes to a reservation will incur a $7.00 cancellation transaction fee.

Cancellations can be made online (www.ReserveAmerica.com) or by calling 1-855-607-3075.

The cancellation policy for campsites is: $40NJ Resident/$50 Out of State Resident or a two night use fee (whichever is less) will be deducted from any refund due.

The cancellation policy for all other overnight facilities (cabins, group cabins, shelters, lean-tos and yurts) depends on when the cancellation is made.

  • If you cancel seven days or less prior to your check in date, a one night use fee in addition to the $7.00 cancellation transaction fee, will be deducted from any refund due.
  • If you cancel eight days or more prior to your check in date, only the $7.00 cancellation transaction fee will be deducted.

EARLY DEPARTURE POLICY
The early departure policy for campsites is: If any portion of your stay is cancelled after check in: the total number of nights you occupied the site (based on check out time) in addition to $40 NJ Resident/$50 Out of State Resident or a two night use fee (whichever is less) will be deducted from any refund due.

The early departure policy for all other overnight facilities (cabins, group cabins, shelters, lean-tos and yurts) is: If any portion of your stay is cancelled after check in: the total number of nights you occupied the site (based on check out time) in addition to a one night use fee will be deducted from any refund due.


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Apr 01 2014 -
Oct 31 2014
Group Camping $21.00-$35.00
Peak Season
Apr 01 2015 -
Oct 31 2015
Group Camping $21.00-$35.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
41.01639, -74.74389
41°0'59"N, 74°44'38"W

To the park office: From Route 80, take Route 206 north approximately 8 miles through Andover Borough. Turn right onto Goodale Road and follow it approx. 1 mile to the park entrance on the right.

GPS Coordinates in DMS
Latitude: 41° 00’ 58.68” N
Longitude: 74° 44' 38.10" W
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

KITTATINNY VALLEY STATE PARK
199 Goodale Road
Newton  NJ  07860

Phone Number:

Information:  (973)786-6445
Additional Information
Special Events

The events listed here are not intended to be an all inclusive list. Please contact the park for further details.

  • Summer Solstice 5 Mile Run, Chili Challenge, and Thunder Run (half marathon). An exact Date will be announced later for the 2014 Camping Season. At this time Dates approximate dates are October 5th and November 9th, 2014. on Nov 09 2014