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Cattus Island County Park

#2 of 21 things to do in Toms River Features Animals
1170 Cattus Island Blvd, Toms River, NJ 08753-3909
+1 732-270-6960
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Bigger than it seems.

I run here about 3x a week. From parking lot down the main trail to the end is very close to a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Beautiful Nature Area in Toms River, New Jersey

Stopped at Cattus Island County Park in Toms River and found the park to be a beautiful place to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jim M
Toms River, New Jersey
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1170 Cattus Island Blvd, Toms River, NJ 08753-3909
+1 732-270-6960

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I run here about 3x a week. From parking lot down the main trail to the end is very close to a mile. There are many ancillary trails(very well marked), you can spend a lot of time here. Some aren't traveled so there is a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped at Cattus Island County Park in Toms River and found the park to be a beautiful place to take a nature walk, great marshland views and a wide walking trail made the stop a relaxing pleasureful time for my wife and me. If you...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Being in Tom's River on a warm Saturday afternoon with several hours to kill while my spouse attended a shower, I visited Cattus Island Park for a self only birding excursion. As a first time visitor, I stopped at the Visitor Center where a friendly...More

Thank JohnHelenC
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Great viewing areas for seeing the wetlands and nature. It also sponsors sightseeing cruises in the summer. The visitor center has lots of great things to see.

Thank Fred M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Whether you walk, bike, run or just want a beautiful place to enjoy, this is a great place. Playgrounds for the kids and secret little paths to enjoy nature. Many different types of wildlife. Osprey, snowy white egrets, blue heron and many more. There are...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

nice place to go for a leisurely walk or bike ride. you have a few trails to choose from varying in length. you may luck out and see some cool wild life too. nice place to spend a afternoon

Thank WilliamDeetz
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My husband and I enjoyed Cattus Island very much recently. The trails are well maintained and not too difficult. The new nature center is fantastic. They were feeding the turtles when we were there so we joined in. I do hear the ticks can be...More

Thank Gail F
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Hubby and I love taking walks by the water and the trails are great, quiet, dog trails, beaches. Great place to go for the quiet.

Thank sassybabe2017
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My favorite aspect of this parks the nature center- although geared for youngsters to understand the eco systems , adults can learn and enjoy, too. A naturalist is on duty and very helpful and informative. Many special programs which require pre-registration. This is also a...More

Thank JoAnne P
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I love this park, but I'm limited to hiking off the beaten path in the winter only, due to the tick problem. I have come back infested multiple times, but the trails are great otherwise. And if you stay on the main road it's not...More

Thank Joe R
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Mark M
16 January 2017|
Response from Mark M |
What is there to do for smaller kids there
Marty W
13 July 2016|
Response from Denise D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I haven't noticed if they have restored it since Sandy. I was there about a month ago and they were doing construction in that area but the trails are good to go!