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Map For Boating Lakes In New Jersey

There are many places to go boating in New Jersey

  • Lake Hopatcong
  • Merrill Creek Reservoir

New Jersey BoatingBoating opportunities abound in New Jersey. There are lakes and rivers for large craft and smaller streams and ponds for smaller vessels. Some allow power boats, others only allow electric motors, each providing a unique experience. Fishing and other watersports are available at most boating lakes throughout the state - depending on time of year and state-defined seasons.

Greenwood Lake is a 1,900-acre lake on the northern border of the state, at West Milford.

Lake Hopatcong is a 2,700-acre lake in the north-central part of the state, at Hopatcong.

Manasquan Reservoir is a 700-acre lake in the east-central part of the state, at Howell.

Merrill Creek Reservoir is a 650-acre lake in the northwest part of the state, at Harmony.

Monksville Reservoir is a 500-acre lake in the northeast part of the state, at Hewitt.

Oak Ridge Reservoir is a 480-acre lake in the northeast part of the state, at Oak Ridge.

Round Valley Reservoir is a 2,300-acre lake in the northwest part of the state, at Lebanon.

Spruce Run Reservoir is a 1,300-acre lake in the northwest part of the state, at Clinton.

Swartswood Lake is a 500-acre lake in the north-central part of the state at Swartswood.

Union Lake is a 900-acre lake in the south-central part of the state, at Millville.

Wanaque Reservoir is a 2,300-acre lake in the northeast part of the state, at Wanaque.

Use the map below to locate lakes and rivers nearby major cities including Clinton, Franklin, Hopatcong, Newton, Trenton, Bloomfield, East orange, Jersey City, Newark, Paterson, Camden, Cherry Hill, Vineland, Wilmington, Woodbury, Lakewood, Mays Landing, Mystic Island, Ocean City and Toms River.

Use the navigation and zoom arrows to locate your area of interest in New Jersey. Once you locate a specific area or city, zoom in closer and make note of bodies of water nearby. The scale on the map allows you to determine the length and width of the waterway and define its potential usability for boating with your particular watercraft. Always check with local water authorities for current lake levels.

Lakes and rivers in New Jersey

Some of the lakes in New Jersey include Culvers Lake, Lake Hopatcong, Round Valley Reservoir, Spruce Run Reservoir, Swartswood Lake, Greenwood Lake, Lake Tappan, Manasquan Reservoir, Monksville Reservoir, Oak Ridge Reservoir, Clarks Pond, Laytons Lake, Merrill Creek Reservoir, Sunset Lake, Union Lake, Manahawkin Lake, Mirror Lake, Pine Lake, Pohatcong Lake and Wanaque Reservoir.

Navigable rivers include Paulins Kill River, Wallkill River, Hackensack River, Passaic River, Cohansey River, Maurice River, Mullica River and Wading River.

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