The state has a limited amount of cabins and improved campsites around Wharton's Atsion Lake on rt. 206. https://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/wharton.html
There is a commercial campground on the Wading River by Godfreys Bridge. Several miles east on the Washington Tprk. from the...
Wharton's primitive campsites reopen 6/1/21.
Godfrey's Bridge and Hawkins Bridge campsites are easy to access by vehicle. Alongside the Wading River. And a several mile pedal to the MTB loop, using the gravel road called the Washington Turnpike or any of the numerous sand roads.
Chasing info about ARB front lockers took my to an Australian's YouTube channel with his Toyota Bundy. Chasing info about the Bundy led me to the LandCruiser 70 GX. Turbo diesel and all.
How come Toyota doesn't send us the good trucks?
Hikers have been commenting/complaining about the amount of bicyclists on the the hiking only single track sections of the Batona. I understand that the problem is very bad on the Ongs Hat to Pakim Pond sections in Brendan Byrne Forest. And it is beginning to become a problem in Wharton Forest...
If you're riding Wharton this weekend. Please stay off the hiking trails. And please remember to stay off the single track sections of the Batona.
Hiking trails are marked by colored squares on the post or a slash of paint on a tree.