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Cattus Island County Park

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1170 Cattus Island Blvd, Toms River, NJ 08753-3909
+1 732-270-6960
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Nice Trails. Check for ticks!!

Some great short trails that if you wish can lead you out to stunning views of the bay. A long but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve H
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New Jersey
nice trails

very interesting park. Start on the rebuilt boardwalk on the way to the visitors center and from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
aviron l
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East Windsor, New Jersey
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“nature center” (23 reviews)
“main trail” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
1170 Cattus Island Blvd, Toms River, NJ 08753-3909
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+1 732-270-6960
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"nature center"
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"butterfly garden"
in 10 reviews
"main trail"
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"visitor center"
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"great nature"
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"salt marsh"
in 4 reviews
"enjoy nature"
in 4 reviews
"hidden gem"
in 5 reviews
"local wildlife"
in 3 reviews
"bay beach"
in 3 reviews
"barnegat bay"
in 7 reviews
"bike ride"
in 2 reviews
"blue trail"
in 2 reviews
"love taking"
in 2 reviews
"great place to hike"
in 2 reviews
"inside the building"
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"gorgeous views"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some great short trails that if you wish can lead you out to stunning views of the bay. A long but tight beach also awaits you near the end of the main trail. I also took the loop Scout Island trail which can offer you...More

Thank Steve H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very interesting park. Start on the rebuilt boardwalk on the way to the visitors center and from there you can pick the trail you like.The blue trail have a very nice view of the water and across.The yellow is nice but watch when its wet.A...More

Thank aviron l
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to hike and enjoy the natural areas of the Barnaget Bay. It is completely free. Free parking too. One warning. Be sure to have insect repellent in the warmer weather Months. Especially for ticks.

Thank Rick C
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Easy trails, flat sandy surface. You can easily follow the trails out to the beach. This is an enjoyable shore park

Thank capatti55
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Cattus Island has a well marked trail system that literally takes you out onto the bay. Its a pleasant walk but not too stressful for children or seniors.

Thank 357historian
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

This place is great if you love walking through nature and just want to get away from it all. Like any wooded area, there will be a lot of ticks throughout the summer -- so be sure to pick them off when you are leaving....More

1  Thank BJohnstonTravel
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Our family always comes for walks, to look for animals, and more. There is so much to do, but the only down side is the ticks. But, if you spray up, you should be fine. There is a building that has animals and other exhibits...More

1  Thank Rocco R
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This park is really nice... right on the bay, nice breeze, clean and informative. Great for walking your dog on the numerous trails. Do your best to stay on the main trails and check for ticks afterwards. Due to the deer here, there are tons...More

Thank Joanne Y
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Going here is a necessary function for a balanced life. Been visiting for nearly 30 years, this has been a much needed respite from daily drudgery.

Thank Ken A
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This is the best place on a clear day. So open and clear that you can forget where you are. Free admission with open trails for bikes and walking.

Thank monmouthprof
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Yes it’s perfect for that...and free!
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Response from erica d | Reviewed this property |
No all Free. Great place for class trips!
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Response from Suzbamboo | Reviewed this property |
There is a playground nestled in the woods. Bring your bikes there’s a nice flat road everyone can enjoy. The nature center is great for little ones and they can run wild and burn up some energy. The butterfly garden is... More
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