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Thousand Trails Chestnut Lake

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Serene lake fishing at an Atlantic City–Cape May RV campground

Address:631 Chestnut Neck Rd, Port Republic, NJ
Open/Close: 04/22/2024 — 10/15/2024
Number of Sites: 189
No Membership Needed to Book Your Perfect Stay!
Membership Option: Thousand Trails Camping Pass - Northeast Region

Nestled in the New Jersey Pine Barrens is the beautiful Chestnut Lake RV Campground. Designed for tranquility, the campground is inviting to guests who like to relax while enjoying favorite pastimes such as fishing in our serene lake, taking a dip in the pool or reading a book poolside.

Additionally, this Atlantic City-Cape May RV Resort is a great place for the whole family - including the four legged members!

Make Chestnut Lake RV Campground your camping home base as you visit all the attractions of New Jersey, Atlantic City, New York City and Philadelphia. From the beaches, boardwalk, lake and shore, Chestnut Lake RV Campground has it all!

Find your Home Away from Home with a Seasonal or Annual Site!

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life with a seasonal or annual site! Begin relaxing as soon as you arrive without having to set up and break down each time you want to vacation. Your site and a community of friends will be ready to welcome you back time and again. Some benefits of having your own seasonal or annual RV site or vacation home include:

  • A guaranteed spot of your choice at our resort
  • A way to spend even more time being active and social outdoors
  • A discounted yearly rate compared to daily or seasonal rates
  • A sense of community with other annual site guests

Don’t miss the opportunity to secure your spot, make lifelong friends, and make our campground your true escape from the everyday.


  • Disc Golf
  • Clubhouse
  • Shuffleboard
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fishing
  • Near Beach
  • Pets Welcome
  • Store
  • Mini Golf
  • Restroom/Shower Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Picnic/BBQ Area
  • Playground
  • Volleyball
  • Horseshoes
  • Within 10 Miles Coastal U.S.
  • Billiards/Game Room
  • Library
  • WiFi $$
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV

Whether you're planning a retreat for the whole family, a group of friends or a getaway for two, there's no shortage of unique activities to explore at Chestnut Lake RV Campground. Plan activities upon arrival or visit this page before your departure to plan ahead. Looking for more? Our friendly staff can fill you in on all of the great ways to make your stay a memorable experience.

  • Activities Center
  • Bingo/Card Playing
  • Children's Playground
  • Planned Activities
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Card Room
  • Dancing
  • Mini Golf
  • Potlucks
  • Volleyball
  • Kayaks/Rowboats

Upcoming Events

  • Family Fun Weekend

    07/12/2024 – 07/14/2024

    This weekend is all about family. Come participate in games and tournaments for everyone. We will hold a fishing tournament with a prize for each age group.

  • Mardi Gras Weekend

    07/19/2024 – 07/21/2024

    It's Mardi Gras! We celebrate with a variety of crafts and a scavenger hunt.

  • Candy Land Weekend

    08/02/2024 – 08/04/2024

    This weekend is all about the sweet stuff! Crafts, a scavenger hunt, and Candy Bingo.

  • Under The Sea Weekend

    08/09/2024 – 08/11/2024

    Join us for crafts, activities, and a movie! There will also be a fishing tournament with prizes for each age group.

  • Back to Nature

    08/16/2024 – 08/18/2024

    This weekend is all about nature and the outdoors. Enjoy a nature walk, scavenger hunt, and more!

  • Carnival Time!

    08/23/2024 – 08/25/2024

    Join us on Saturday for our 4th Annual Chestnut Lake Carnival! Food, games, prizes, and fun!

  • Labor Day Weekend

    08/30/2024 – 09/01/2024

    Come celebrate Labor Day with us! There will be activities all weekend! Saturday night we will host our Back-To-School Bingo!

  • Field Day Fun

    09/06/2024 – 09/08/2024

    Races, Tug-of-War, Kickball, and more.

  • Harry Potter Weekend

    09/13/2024 – 09/15/2024

    This weekend is all about Harry Potter: a weekend full of Wizarding fun, activities, crafts, and more!

  • Chocolate Lovers Weekend

    09/20/2024 – 09/22/2024

    Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate! If you love this sweet treat, this is the weekend for you!

  • Fun and Games

    09/27/2024 – 09/29/2024

    Do you enjoy board games, puzzles, or outdoor games? There will be plenty of fun and games all weekend long!

  • Halloween Fun

    10/04/2024 – 10/06/2024

    Trick or Treat! Bring your costumes, decorate your site, and get those treats ready! This is the first of two Halloween weekends.

  • Halloween Fun 2

    10/11/2024 – 10/13/2024

    Trick or Treat! This is the second weekend of Halloween Fun. Decorate your site, bring your costumes, and get those treats ready!


631 Chestnut Neck Rd, Port Republic, NJ 08241 | GPS: 39.5416, -74.4692 | Get Directions
Download Resort Map  |  Ranger Station/Front Desk: 609-652-1005

General Policies & Information

General Policies

  • Campsite check-in: 12 noon
  • Campsite check-out : 12 noon
  • Rental check-in: 4 p.m.
  • Rental check-out: 12 noon
  • Upon check-in you may be asked to provide a valid ID, and a certificate of insurance and registration for your camper.
  • Members should also have their membership card on hand.
  • Minimum check-in age is 18 years.
  • Leashed pets are always welcome at the campground; but are not allowed in our rentals. However, we do allow service animals and a service animal may have stayed in a rental.
  • For late arrival arrangements, please contact our Reservation Department at (609) 465-4517.
  • Two-hour early check-in for your reservation may be available for $30. Please contact the management office, in advance of your arrival, to inquire about availability.
  • Two-hour late check-out for your reservation may be available for $30. Please contact the management office, in advance of your arrival, to inquire about availability.

Pet Policy

  • Leashed pets are always welcome at the campground.
  • Rental Pet Policy: Pets are welcome. For those who camp with pets, there is a pet fee of $10 per pet per night for our pet-friendly rental units. The fee may vary at select properties. Service animals are not pets. The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state/local laws regarding service animals. Service animals may accompany a disabled person without any proof of disability or certification for the service animal. Guests traveling with a service animal will not be charged a pet fee. Charges may be incurred, however, should a service animal damage the rental unit.

Reservation & Payment Policies

  • Your credit card will be charged Itinerary Total prior to arrival, up to a maximum deposit of one night rack rate. Any remaining balance will be due on arrival.
  • Prices and site type are subject to availability. 
  • The rates displayed do not include any applicable service fees or charges for optional incidentals. 
  • RV sites and lodging typically accommodate four guests. A guest fee is added per day to the reservation rate for each additional guest over four.
  • If I used a credit card for a deposit, guarantee or payment, I authorize MHC Property Management L.P. to charge any expenses incurred during my stay to that credit card or apply funds you have on deposit with us against what I owe.

Cancellation Policies

  • In the case of multiple sites booked, cancellation penalties apply to each site that is cancelled or changed. 
  • No refunds will be issued for early check-out. 
  • RV campsites: We allow full refunds for cancellations up to 2 days prior to your arrival date for daily and weekly reservations. 
  • Rental accommodations: We allow full refunds for cancellations 7 days prior to your arrival date for daily and weekly reservations. 
  • Daily and weekly reservations: For cancellations received less than the required notice period prior to arrival, your deposit will be forfeited up to one night rack rate. 
  • Extended stays: For long-term reservations (28 days or longer), we allow full refunds for cancellations up to 60 days prior to your arrival date. For cancellations received less than the required notice period prior to arrival, the deposit amount will be held on account for a future stay. 

Campground Services & Information

  • Cable $3 per day
  • WiFi is available from FastWave for a fee.
  • 2 vehicles per site as room allows.
  • No boats or storage trailers allowed on sites.
Port Republic, NJ
Sat moderate rain 83
Sun sky is clear 93
Mon heavy intensity rain 97
Tue light rain 98
Wed moderate rain 90

Enjoy year-round camping in the great outdoors at Thousand Trails’ network of campgrounds, with spacious campsites, hiking trails, fishing, and family fun.