Visit Turkey Swamp Park This Summer

Photo courtesy Monmouth County Parks

FREEHOLD – Go camping this summer at Turkey Swamp Park on Georgia Rd. in Freehold, open for the season April 1!

This campground has 64 wooded campsites with water and electric hook-ups. It also offers drinking water, a dump station, picnic tables, restrooms with showers and laundry, and fire rings for charcoal cooking and campfires. Quiet hours run from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m., so everyone is sure to get a good night’s rest.

On the campground, you will also find three cabins, featuring two rooms, a double bed, two sets of bunk beds, electricity and air conditioning. Outside each cabin is a water spigot and picnic area with fire pit

The cost for a tent site is $30 for county residents and $34 for non-residents; a recreational vehicle/trailer site is $36 for county residents and $40 for non-residents.

The cost of a cabin is $65 a night for county residents and $75 a night for non-residents.  Weekly rates are $310 for county residents and $360 for non-residents.

Turkey Swamp Park is also a part of the Monmouth County Parks Campfire Programs. Join us for Swamp Things, Buccaneer Bonfire or Jersey Devil Hunt each Saturday throughout June and August. Or come for the free wagon rides during Memorial Day weekend!

Photo courtesy Monmouth County Parks

Relax by the lake or partake in some of the various activities, such as canoeing, kayaking, or renting rowboats and paddleboats. Rentals are available weekends starting Saturday, May 5 and daily starting Saturday, June 16.

“If you are worried about being equipped with the right gear our friends at Globo Surf have detailed guides and shopping lists for any outdoor activity so you spend less time worrying and spending more time enjoying the activity.”

You can also try your hand at fishing in the lake, or picnic with the family at one of the four playgrounds in the park.

If you want to reserve a spot, reservations can be made in person at the Campground Office located in the Oak Point Shelter Building in the park, through the mail or by calling 732-462-7286.

For more information about the campground, call 732-462-7286.  For more information about the Monmouth County Park System, please call 732-842-4000 or visit For persons with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number is 711.