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Batsto Historic Village

. Description:  Village was an important industrial center during the American Revolution, supplying munitions, iron products from the bog iron, and glass.  
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Wharton State Forest
4110 Nesco Rd
Hammonton, NJ 08037

Parent Organization:
New Jersey State Parks

Phone 609 561-0024
Fax 609 567-8116
Wharton State Forest

Batsto Citizens Committee:
phone 609 561-0024
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Village daily 9-4 9-4 9-4 9-4 9-4 9-4 9-4
Park grounds daily dawn-dusk dawn-dusk dawn-dusk dawn-dusk dawn-dusk dawn-dusk dawn-dusk
Season closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, NY Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's day
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec





As of FEB 2008
entrance fees weekends only
     $5   reservations required
Special Fees:  entrance fees only charged Memorial Day-Labor Day
Additional Group Info: 
Special Tours & Pricing:
Reservation Contact:
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  self guided tours, including nature trail, craft demonstrations in summer, guided tours of mansion, audio/visual programs in Visitor Center
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period 1766-1867 Structures 33 Type of Site Industrial Village
Buildings:  Mansion, gristmill, sawmill, general store, workers' homes, post office, charcoal kiln exhibit, ice and milk houses, carriage house and stable, blacksmith and wheelwright shop, water pump, and still active church
Interpreters:  Programs available Wed-Sun winter, daily Memorial Day-Labor Day.   Craftspeople:
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Picnic Vending/


Capacity limited at Batsto, other areas in throughout Wharton State Forest    concession 
Hours  dawn-dusk daily summer, weekends May & Sep
Type of food
Shopping Gift Shop Specialty Shops Other Shopping
Name/hours Museum Shop    
Merchandise books, pottery, woven goods, toy, t-shirts, glass    
Sleeping Camping/RV




odfrey Bridge; various wilderness campsites

Atsion Lake

Capacity/Availability A:50; Apr 1-Dec 31 G:49 (trailers under 21'), year round;
v: sites range from 50-250 persons
 6 cabins Apr 1-Oct 31  
Reservations/Contact 609 561-0024 609 561-0024  


Swimming Athletic Other
Description Nature trail at Batsto; Batona Trail in park Atsion Recreation Area Route 206   Horseback riding, cross country skiing, mountain biking
Contact    609 268-0444    
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Bed & Breakfast

Abbott House 6056 Main Street
Mays Landing NJ 08330
609 625-4400
Asian American B&B 2702 Falcon Court
Mays Landing NJ 08330
609 645-7155
White Manor Inn 739 South 2nd Avenue
Absecon NJ 08201
609 748-3996
Dr Johnathon Pitney House 57 North Shore Road
Absecon NJ 08201
609 569-1799
J D Thompson Inn 149 East Main Street
Tuckerton NJ 08087
609 294-1331
Main Stay B&B 45 South Main Street
Medford NJ 08055
609 654-7528
Tuckerton B&B 149 East Main Street
Tuckerton NJ 08087
609 847-2271
Amber Street Inn 118 Amber Street
Beach Haven NJ 08008
609 492-1611
Bayberry Barque 117 Centre Street
Beach Haven NJ 08008
609 492-5216
Island Guest House B&B
207 Third Street
Beach Haven NJ 08008
Toll Free 1-877-LBI-STAY
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Hotel/Motel Click Here For Bookings in Hammonton
Lake Front Motel 700 South White Horse Pike
Hammonton NJ 08037
609 561-0932
Park Lane Motel 143 White Horse Pike #2
Hammonton NJ 08037
856 767-2444
Ramada Inn Hammonton 308 White Horse Pike
Hammonton NJ 08037
Knights Inn of Winslow 530 State Highway 73
Winslow NJ 08095
609 561-6200
Lamp Motel 504 W White Horse Pike
Egg Harbor City NJ 08215
609 965-3137
New Gretna House PO Box 315
New Gretna NJ 08224
609 294-2000
Pine Crest Restaurant 1409 Black Horse Pike
Hammonton NJ 08037
609 567-4800
Regal Hotels International 827 McKendimen Road
Provincetown NJ 08088
609 268-5920
Star Motel 3012 S Black Horse Pike
Williamstown NJ 08094
856 629-6022
Travelers Lodge 703 White Horse Pike
Atco NJ 08004
856 768-4442
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