1170 Cattus Island Blvd.,
Toms River, NJ
The unspoiled beauty of nature is the main attraction at Cattus Island County Park. This environmentally sensitive park spans just over 500 acres and boasts several miles of trails, many offering lovely vistas of the adjacent Barnegat Bay. Cattus Island is home to the Cooper Environmental Center, where visitors of all ages will enjoy hands-on displays along with collections of live reptiles and fish. Every weekend, the Cooper Center staff run progams throughout the day. The park also contains a beautiful Butterfly Garden. Nature discovery backpacks, adult size bicycles and GPS units are available to borrow – inquire at the reception desk.
PARK HOURS – SEVEN DAYS A WEEK – DAWN – DUSK
COOPER ENVIRNOMENTAL CENTER HOURS – SEVEN DAYS A WEEK – 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Birding, boardwalk through wetlands, conservation area, environmental education site, crabbing, cross-country skiing, fishing, handicapped accessible, nature trails, picnic area, playground, restrooms and scenic overlooks.