Great Egg Harbor National Scenic and Recreational River

The Great Egg Harbor National Scenic and Recreational River flows quietly through marshes and trees — standing on the banks, it's easy to forget the suburban sprawl that lies nearby. Running for 59 miles from Berlin, New Jersey, to the majestic Great Egg Harbor, the river is an easy wilderness escape from Philadelphia, Atlantic City, and everything in between. Bring your binoculars and experience the legendary local bird-watching, or try hiking, biking, paddling, and fishing.

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Things To Do Near Great Egg Harbor National Scenic and Recreational River

Paddling and bird-watching are the two most popular activities on the Great Egg Harbor National Scenic and Recreational River. Hiking trails are limited, but you'll find a few options within driving distance. Wherever you go along the river, you're never far from creature comforts and excellent RV camping.

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How To Get To Great Egg Harbor National Scenic and Recreational River

The Great Egg Harbor National Scenic and Recreational River starts in Berlin, New Jersey, and runs all the way to Ocean City; there are many ways to access the river on both sides. The Atlantic City Expressway allows fast access to the western side of the river while NJ-50 is a good way to get to the parks on the eastern edge.

Address

Route 50, Estell Manor, NJ 08330

Fee: Entry Fee (per vehicle) There is no entry fee.

With its gentle hikes and exceptional paddling opportunities, the Great Egg Harbor National Scenic and Recreational River is the perfect place to get out of the city and into nature. If you're planning to stay at one of the excellent campgrounds near the river, consider renting an RV; it's an easy way to create a home away from home year-round.