Jenny Jump State Forest

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Jenny Jump State Forest

330 State Park Rd., Hope, NJ 07838
908-459-4366
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Property Description

Jenny Jump State Forest is located in Warren County along the stunning rolling terrain of Jenny Jump Mountain Range. Panoramic vistas of the Highlands and the Kittatinny Mountains and Valley to the west and scenic views of the Great Meadows in the east dramatically greet the visitor who climbs the narrow path leading to the top of Jenny Jump Mountain. Rocky outcroppings and boulders line the trail - evidence that great glaciers once covered what is now known as Jenny Jump State Forest. Facilities and activities include astronomy observatory site, trails, camping, fishing, boating, canoeing, hunting, picnicking, playground. Winter sports include cross-country skiing, ice fishing. The park's trails accommodate hiking, mountain biking, nature trails. Campsites: 22 tent and trailer sites with fire rings and picnic tables. Showers and toilets are within walking distance. Open April 1 - Oct. 31. Group campsites: Two group sites; capacity: 25 campers at one site, 40 at second site. Fire rings, picnic tables, pit toilets. Open April 1 - Oct. 31. Shelters: Eight shelters near the top of Jenny Jump Mountain with furnished living room with wood burning stove. Two rooms each with double-deck bunks. Showers and flush toilets are located nearby. Outdoor grill for cooking, picnic table. Each accommodates four people. With prior permission from the superintendent, two additional people may be accommodated. Open year round.