All of our parks have at least a few picnic tables for casual visitors. For groups with more than 25 people, you may reserve the picnic area or the pavilions at select parks for a fee. See below for the list of parks where reservations are accepted:.
RESERVATIONS FOR PICNIC AREAS AND PAVILIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED UNTIL MARCH 1st for that calendar year.
Group Picnics - Picnic Locations & Maximum CapacitiesA. Paul King County Park
, Manahawkin 75 personsJohn C. Bartlett, Jr. County Park at Berkeley Island
, Berkeley Twp. Pavilion 120 personsOcean County Park
, Lakewood 600 personsRobert J. Miller Airpark
, Berkeley Twp. Pavilion 100 personsStanley Tip Seaman County Park
, Tuckerton 200 personsWells Mills County Park
, Waretown 99 personsJakes Branch County Park,
Beachwood 75 persons
Beginning March 1 of each year
, reservations for large groups are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. All reservations must be made AT LEAST three weeks before the requested date for picnics held between April 1 and November 1.
A fee is charged based upon the size of the group, and proof of insurance is required for groups of 300 or more persons. Reservation Forms and payment may be submitted by mail or in person to the Parks Administration Office in Toms River; or in person at Jakes Branch County Park in Beachwood and Wells Mills County Park in Waretown. Fill out our Pavilion Reservation & Rules Form
or call 732-506-9090.
- No reservations on holidays
- Beer in cans or kegs, wine in wine boxes are allowed by permit only
- No alcoholic beverages are permitted outside the picnic area, including sports fields, trails, and Nature Centers
For small gatherings of less than 25 people, visit one of these parks:
NOTE: ALL PICNIC AREAS ARE CLOSED AT THIS TIME DUE TO COVID-19 EXCUTIVE ORDERFreedom Fields County Park, Little Egg Harbor TwpMill Creek County Park
, Berkeley TownshipEno's Pond County Park, Lacey TownshipPatriots County Park Field Sports Complex
, JacksonBeaver Dam Creek County Park
, Point PleasantLake Shenandoah County Field and Sports Complex
, LakewoodCloverdale Farm County Park
, Barnegat TownshipMantoloking Bridge Fishing Pier
, Brick TownshipCattus Island County Park
, Toms River TownshipJakes Branch County Park
, BeachwoodWells Mills County Park
, WaretownStanley H."Tip" Seaman County Park
, TuckertonRobert J. Miller Airpark
, Berkeley Twp.Ocean County Park
, LakewoodJohn C. Bartlett, Jr. County Park at Berkeley Island
, Berkeley TownshipA. Paul King County Park , Stafford Township
, Manahawkin Fill out our Pavilion Reservation & Rules Form
or call 732-506-9090.