Cape May Journals

Big Timber Lake - Family Camping Resort

A May 2003 trip to Cape May by mrinn30

Big Timber Lake Family Camping Resort Photo, Cape May, New Jersey More Photos
Quote: My husband and I took our son and nephew camping to celebrate our son's fifth birthday. Since it was our first time, we decided to stay close to home and went an hour away to Cape May Court House, NJ.

Big Timber Lake - Family Camping Resort

Overview

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Minature golfing.
Fishing on the Lake (although it didn't seem well stocked).
Visiting Wildwood Boardwalk (minutes away).
Making s'mores on the campfire.
Doing arts and crafts together. And best of all, relaxing . . .

Quick Tips:

Bring a lot of quarters for the showers . . .
Make sure you bring something for children to do in case it rains . . .
Bring a propane stove in case you are unable to make a campfire due to weather . . . or bring stuff to use the grill.

Best Way To Get Around:

Need a car to access area attractions.
Big Timber Lake Family Camping Resort Photo, Cape May, New Jersey
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I have to say, that I was a little leery of camping especially after being a timeshare owner and experiencing some of the great places we have visited. To be safe, we chose to rent a rustic cabin at Big Timber Lake to make our first camping experience successful. The cabin was absolutely lovely -- be sure to take a look at the picture included. Our cabin had two rooms (one with a queen bed and the other room had two bunk beds). The cabin cost $86 a night and we stayed at the campground for three nights during the holiday weekend. A one room cabin is also available for $76 a night . . . but for the $10 difference, it was worth it to have a larger cabin. All in all our camping...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on May 29, 2003

Big Timber Lake Family Camping Resort
116 Goshen Swainton Road
Cape May, New Jersey
(609) 465-4456