Wharton State Forest

Hammonton NJ US

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Wharton State Forest, New Jersey’s largest state park, has well over 120,000 acres for visitors to explore and enjoy. In addition to Historic Batsto Village and the Atsion Recreation Area, Wharton State Forest offers rivers, lakes, cedar swamps, varied Pinelands habitats, and over 400 miles of sand roads to drive, hike and explore. Throughout Wharton are rivers and streams for canoeing, hiking trails (including a major section of the Batona Trail), miles of unpaved roads for mountain biking and horseback riding and numerous lakes, ponds and fields ideal for wildlife observation.