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Parks & Recreation Department

John C. Bartlett Jr.
Ocean County Freeholder

Michael Mangum

Kenneth F. Pullen
General Supervisor

Mary J. Bavais
Superintendent of Recreation


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2015 Decoy Show Winners

 2015 Winners List

21st Annual Pine Barrens Jamboree

Saturday, October 10
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wells Mills County Park
905 Wells Mills Road, (Route 532
Admission Free - Rain or Shine
 Jamboree Poster 2015.pdf

Awesome Autumn Fun

Saturday, November 7
1 - 4 pm
Jakes Branch County Park
1100 Double Trouble Road
Admission: Free
Rain Date - Sunday, November 8

Berkeley Island County Park

In response to recent storm damage, Berkeley Island County Park will remain closed through Spring of 2016.
 Click HERE to learn more.

Fall Newsletter

 Fall 2015 Newsletter

Barnegat Light Campfires

Saturday, October 24, 2015
7 - 9 PM
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
 Campfire Flyer 2015

Cloverdale Farm and Lochiel Creek Parks Now Open

Cloverdale Farm and Lochiel Creek County Parks in Barnegat Township are now open!
Cloverdale Farm County Park
Lochiel Creek County Park

The Department of Parks & Recreation now safeguards more than four thousand acres of land which is dedicated to the enjoyment of our citizens and the conservation of open space.

This impressive acreage includes 20 parks, four conservation areas, and two golf courses.

Ocean County Parks Photo Gallery  camera icon Click here

Ocean County Parks and Recreation Newsletter

All residents of Ocean County, NJ can receive a free issue of our Parks and Recreation Newsletter. This quarterly publication lists all our adult and kids' programs, classes, sports events, trips, festivals and more! E-mail us your name, mailing address and telephone number, or telephone us at 1-877-OCPARKS, ext. 5954 and we'll send you the current issue.

If you live outside of Ocean County, NJ and would like to receive the current issue of the Newsletter, simply send us a self-addressed 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 legal size manila envelope stamped with 83 cents postage to O.C. Parks & Recreation, 1198 Bandon Road, Toms River, N.J. 08753. In addition, many of our programs are now listed if you need to check availability of an event.

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