Jenny Jump State Forest

 

Campground Type
State Park

Location:
County Rd 519
Hope, New Jersey 07844

Phone:
(908) 459-4366

Web:
Jenny Jump State Forest

Campground Details

Open: Open from Apr 1 through Oct 31
Number of Sites: 24

Jenny Jump State Forest is located in Warren County along the stunning rolling terrain of Jenny Jump Mountain Range. Panoramic vistas of the Highlands and the Kittatinny Mountains and Valley to the west, and scenic views of the Great Meadows in the east dramatically greet the visitor who climbs the narrow path leading to the top of Jenny Jump Mountain. Rocky outcroppings and boulders line the trail - evidence that great glaciers once covered what is now known as Jenny Jump State Forest.

Campsites: Twenty-two tent and trailer sites with fire rings and picnic tables. Showers and toilets are within walking distance. Open April 1 through October 31.

Group campsites: Two group sites; capacity: 25 campers at one site, 40 at second site. Fire rings, picnic tables, pit toilets. Open April 1 through October 31.

Shelters: Eight shelters near the top of Jenny Jump Mountain, with furnished living room with woodburning stove, two rooms each with double-deck bunks. Showers and flush toilets are located nearby. Outdoor grill for cooking, picnic table. Each accommodates four people. With prior permission from the superintendent, two additional people may be accommodated. Open year round. Check in time is 2:00 pm. Check out time is 12:00pm. .

Directions:
Take Route 80 to exit 12 to Hope. Turn onto Route 519 north at blinking light. At third right, turn onto Shiloh Road. Approximately 1 mile, turn right onto State Park Road.

Facilities & Activities:
Astronomy Observatory Site
Trails
Camping
Fishing, Boating and Canoeing
Hunting
Picnicking, playground
Winter sports: cross-country skiing, ice fishing
Vistas of the Delaware Water Gap and Great Meadows
 

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