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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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Peaceful sanctuary

I highly recommend Cattus Island to anyone who loves nature and wildlife. There is a visitors... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
erica d
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My husband and I love this park. There are a few trails you can choose from, but no matter which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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 highly recommend Cattus Island to anyone who loves nature and wildlife. There is a visitors center with all types of snakes, frogs, turtles, and fish native to NJ. There is lookout where you can watch egrets and herons fishing in the salt marsh. There...More

Thank erica d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I love this park. There are a few trails you can choose from, but no matter which you choose, BRING BUGSPRAY!!! We go for walks with our 10 month old son and labrador and enjoy the trail that leads us to the...More

Thank CallMeSergeant
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Thank W0lfgang_ster
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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 17 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 2 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 23 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 23 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
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Mark M
17 January 2017|
Response from Mark M |
What is there to do for smaller kids there
Marty W
14 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!