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New Year’s First Day Hike in Bass River 2023

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  • As of December 15, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this New Year’s Day event.

First Day Hike at Bass River

Kick off the New Year with a First Day Hike at Bass River – New Jersey’s 1st state forest! Snap pictures along scenic Lake Absegami and visit the remains of a historic Civilian Conservation Corps camp.

Afterwards, warm up inside Bass River’s exhibit space with complementary hot chocolate or tea!

The event will end with an optional climb of the Bass River fire tower, if weather permits.

All ages are welcome. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Service animals are welcome.

Wear sturdy footgear & weather-appropriate clothing. Bring water and snacks.

When is this New Year’s Day event?

January 1 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

When is the raindate?

Notice of cancellation will also be posted on the Bass River State Forest Facebook Page. Hikers should contact the Bass River office on 12/31 for inquires at (609) 296-1114. If the office is closed due to severe weather, hikers may call (609) 462-6228 for further information.

Is the event indoors or outdoors?


Is registration required?


First Day Hike Activities

  • Easy 2 mile hike
  • Hot chocolate or tea

What is the admission price for this New Year’s Day event in Bass River?


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Please contact them with any questions regarding this event. Jersey Family Fun is not directly involved with this event.

Where is this event happening?

This event is happening at

762 Stage Rd
Bass River, New Jersey 08087 United States
(609) 296-1114
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