Swartswood State Park

Swartswood State Park

Phone Number

Physical Address
1091 County Road 619
Newton NJ, 07860

Mailing Address
P O Box 123
Swartswood, NJ 07877-5230

Email Address

Park Hours

Gate Open daily 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Park Office Open daily 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hours: Dawn to Dusk


Swartswood State Park offers trails, camping, fishing, and hunting. Picnicking facilities include picnic tables, picnic shelters, group picnic area, playground and food concession.

The park also offers boating/canoeing (
electric motors only, trailer launch, cartop launch, boat and canoe rentals) and swimming at Swartswood Lake with a shower facility. Winter sports at Swartswood include cross-country skiing, sledding and ice fishing (at your own discretion). For those interested in birding, there is a bird observation facility.


Entrance fees are charged per vehicle from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.

NJ Resident

$5/vehicle – weekdays | $10/vehicle – weekends
N/A walk-in/bicycle | $5/motorcycle

Swartswood State Park


$10/car – weekdays | $20/car – weekends
N/A – walk-in/bicycle | $7/motorcycle

Swartswood State Park


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