Stokes State Forest

  • Overview

    The breathtaking and panoramic view from Sunrise Mountain along the Appalachian Trail. The view encompasses the pastoral farmland of New Jersey to the east and undeveloped forests and mountain ridges to the west. You may hike up the mountain or take the short drive to the pavilion at the top of the mountain.


    Hikers, campers, fishermen and photographers are attracted to the park's wild setting. Facilities and activities include Sunrise Mountain scenic overlook, Tillman Ravine Natural Area (525 acres), camping, fishing (lakes, ponds and the flatbrook), hunting, picnicking, boating/canoeing and cartop launch. Trails available for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking and the Appalachian Trail. Winter sports include cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing.


    Campsites: 122 tent and trailer sites and group sites with fire rings and picnic tables and furnished cabins. Some camping areas available all year-round.


    Fee: Entrance fees are charged per vehicle from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.

  • Amenities

    • Beach Badge Fee
    • Changing Room
    • Showers
    Activities
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    Location
    • Beach on Lake
    Lodging Details
    • 112 Sites
  • Nearby:

    •  Dining

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    •  Lodging

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    •  Activities

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    •  Events

      • Annual Rock, Ribs & Ridges Festival
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      • Tranquillity Farms Sunflower Festival
        Aug. 17-18, 2024
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      • Greenwood Lake Air Show
        Jun. 14-16, 2024
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      • Hackettstown Street Fair
        Jul. 21, 2024
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      • Czig Meister's Anniversary!
        Jun. 8, 2024
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      • Annual Tri-County Fair
        Jun. 13-16, 2024
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      •   Lodging

        Harmony Ridge Campground
        1.9 MI
        973-948-4941
        View >
      •   Activities

        Culver Lake Golf Club
        2.4 MI
        973-948-5610
        View >
      •   Lodging

        Kymer's Camping Resort
        3.2 MI
        973-875-3167
        View >
      •   Activities

        Peters Valley, School of Craft
        3.4 MI
        973-948-5200
        View >
      •   Activities

        Broad Street Books
        4.0 MI
        862-268-5184
        View >
      •   Activities

        Milk Street Distillery
        4.2 MI
        973-948-0178
        View >
      •   Activities

        Twin Towers Replica
        4.4 MI
        View >
      •   Activities

        Hidden Acres Golf Course
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        973-948-2000
        View >
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