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Elevations within the forest range from 420 feet above sea level near the southern boundary to 1,653 feet above sea level atop Sunrise Mountain. The park also has a “Geology Interpretive Trail” which shows the impacts that glaciers had on the area. “Kettles” and large stones left from the glacier can be seen. Two unique rock and water features in the park include Stepping Stone Falls and Tillman’s Ravine.
Stokes State Forest is a great place for outdoor activities throughout the entire year. There are 33 miles of hiking trails leading to scenic views and waterfalls, including 12.5 miles on the Appalachian Trail. A truly beautiful hike at Tillman’s Ravine takes you through a hemlock forest and crosses over the stream and through unique rock formations. Camping at a tent site, lean-to or cabins are also very popular. There is swimming at Stony Lake between Memorial Day and Labor Day. You can picnic at scenic Kittle Field or Stony Lake. Boating is permitted at Lake Ocquittunk or Stony Lake. Stokes is also a great place to go hunting or fishing, and the “Flatbrook” is one of the best trout fishing locations in the State. Be sure to check out the autumn colors and drive the loop up to Sunrise Mountain. Sunrise Mountain is also a good place to watch the Hawk migration in spring and fall. In the winter months when conditions permit, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling are allowed on the trails and Ice-skating on the lakes.
Stokes State Forest has four camping areas. The Lake Ocquittunk campground has 26 family sites and 13 cabins and many of the sites are either on the lake or next to the babbling Flatbrook river. The amenities at this location include; showers, flush restrooms, and dumpsters. The Shotwell camping area contains 29 family sites and 9 lean-tos. The amenities at this location include; flush restrooms, pit toilets and dumpsters. The Haskins area has 9 group sites, which can accommodate groups up to 65 people. The amenities at this location include; showers, flush restrooms and dumpsters. If you are looking for a more primitive and wilderness experience then one of the 27 campsites at Steam Mill area is the place for you! The only amenities at this location are pit toilets. All areas have running potable water.
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Sussex County Fairgrounds
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The Walpack Inn
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Alcohol is prohibited in all New Jersey State Parks.
No pets allowed in the overnight facilities.
Quiet hours are observed from 10:00pm to 6:00am.
Camping facilities must be reserved by someone at least 18 year old, who shall occupy and be responsible for the facility during the rental period.
Black bears are present in New Jersey. During your stay, all coolers, food and anything with a scent must be kept in the closed trunk of your vehicle at all times. Garbage should be promptly removed from your campsite and put in the appropriate trash receptacle.
Firewood is not provided at the campsites, cabins or lean-tos but can be purchased at the park office.
Horseshoe pits are now located in all Haskins group sites, Stony Lake and Lake Ocquittunk. Please bring your own horseshoes and stake.
Tent sites must be reserved for a minimum of 2 nights. The maximum length of stay for a campsite is 14 consecutive nights. Check-in is 12:00pm (noon) and check-out is 12:00pm (noon).
Lean-to sites must be reserved for a minimum of 2 nights. The maximum length of stay for a lean-to is 14 consecutive nights. Check-in is 2:00pm and check-out is 11:00am.
Group campsites may be reserved for a minimum of 1 night. The maximum length of stay is 14 consecutive nights. Check-in is 12:00pm (noon) and check-out is 12:00pm (noon).
Cabins are a 2 night minimum rental before Memorial Day weekend and after Labor Day. Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day Cabins are a 7 night minimum rental. The maximum length of stay is 14 consecutive nights. Check-in is 3:00pm and check-out is 11:00am.Tents are NOT permitted at the Cabin or Lean-to sites.