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Cattus Island County Park

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Address: 1170 Cattus Island Blvd, Toms River, NJ 08753-3909
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+1 732-270-6960

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Great Park!

The new building is awesome, lots of interesting displays. Cattus Island is also great for birders and photohoots.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Heidi L
Toms River
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Toms River
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The new building is awesome, lots of interesting displays. Cattus Island is also great for birders and photohoots.

Thank Heidi L
Toms River, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place to take walks. The trails are beautiful and not difficult, Very family friendly. The nature center is wonderful for young children, Also dog friendly.

Thank zinha1958
Island Heights, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

You don't feel like you are in Toms River when you are here. Great, flat trails and very nice interpretive center.

Thank bbkcookieshu
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

My wife and I found this park and had a great day just walking around it. It is beautiful here and a lot of trees and plants are marked with information to teach us about nature.

Thank Michael H
Toms River, New Jersey
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Cattis Island County Park is very rewarding, especially now that the visitor center has been reopened after several years of restoration after severe damage from Hurricane Sandy. There's plenty of easy, lovely trails to walk and a central scenic road (no cars) one can ride a bicycle on. There are almost magical little viewpoints and exquisitely knarled old cypress? trees... More 

Thank John C
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great park yo walk or ride. A lot of trails to follow. Bring your binoculars with you especially if your a bird watcher all types. Very relaxing place to visit. Open Dusk till Dawn. Would recommend.

Thank 71Duster
Point Pleasant, NJ
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

there is a good nature center there, and they have some bigger events that have other vendors, and educational resources.

Thank dla1843
Brooklyn, New York
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68 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

very attractive location, on the water. its hard to believe you are in new jersey. lots to do, very relaxing, go during the week when no one is around for pease and tranquility

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Toms River, New Jersey
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My husband and I took a bike ride to Cattus Island... We had so much fun. You can ride along the trails and there is so much to see. I great day...

Thank EvaU831
Jersey City, NJ, USA
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194 reviews
42 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Great place to bike. Wonderful for photography. If I had had the time, I could have walked all the way to the water, but I had less than an hour to spend there. What scenery I did see was gorgeous & photogenic. I intend to return when I have at least 2-3 hours to spend there.

Thank Hope Susan B

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