Camden County

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Camden County Towns

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Historic Places

Parks

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Camden County Towns

Atco

Audubon

Audubon Park

Barrington

Bellmawr

Berlin Borough

Berlin Twp

Brooklawn

Camden

Chesilhurst

Clementon

Collingswood

Cherry Hill

Gibbsboro

Gloucester City

Gloucester Twsp

Haddon Twsp

Haddon Heights

Haddonfield

Hi-Nella

Laurel Springs

Lawnside

Lindenwold

Magnolia

Merchantville

Mount Ephraim

Oaklyn

Pennsauken

Runnemede

Somerdale

Stratford

Voorhees

Waterford

Waterford Works

West Berlin

Winslow

Woodlynne

 

Education

College and Universities in Camden County

Camden County College

Blackwood Campus
College Drive
Blackwood, NJ 08012
856-227-7200

Camden City Campus
200 N. Broadway
Camden, NJ 08102
856-338-1817

Strayer University
2201 Route 38
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
856-482-4200


Regional Emergency Training Center
420 North Woodbury-Turnersville Road
Blackwood, NJ 08102
856-874-6004

William G. Rohrer Center
1889 Rt. 70 East
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
856-874-6000

 

 

Library

Camden County Library

Branch Locations & Hours:

Voorhees Branch
203 Laurel Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Phone: (856) 772-1636
Fax: (856) 772-6105
Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Closed Sunday during July/August)

Bellmawr Branch
35 East Browning Road
Bellmawr,  NJ 08031
Phone: (856) 931-1400
Fax: (856) 931-5338
Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Gloucester Township Branch
15 S. Black Horse Pike
Blackwood, NJ 08012
Phone: (856) 228-0022
Fax: (856) 228-9085
Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Haddon Township Branch
15 MacArthur Blvd.
Westmont, NJ 08108
Phone: (856) 854-2752
Fax: (856) 854-8825
Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Riletta L. Cream Ferry Avenue Branch
852 Ferry Ave.
Camden, NJ 08104
Phone: (856) 342-9789
Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

South County Regional Branch
35 Coopers Folly Road
Atco, NJ 08004
Phone: (856) 753-2537
Fax: (856) 753-7289
Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Closed Sunday during July/August)

Merchantville Reading Center
130 Centre Street
Merchantville, NJ 08109
Phone: (856) 665-3128
Fax: (856) 665-4296
Monday and Wednesday, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

 

Government

Camden County is governed by a seven-member Board of Chosen Freeholders. The Freeholders are the center of the legislative and administrative resonsibility in Morris County.

These are the administrative offices:

Public Information

Serves as the public information center for county government departments and agencies.

County Administrator
Administration & Records Building
520 Market Street
Camden, NJ 08102

Responsible for the day-to-day operation and supervision of the county departments and their divisions and projects.

Clerk of the Board
Administration & Records Building
Camden County Courthouse
Room 102
520 Market Street
Camden, NJ 08102
856-225-5300

Responsible for the adminstrative and supervisory functions of the board of freeholders.

Prosecutor
2 North Fifth Street
Camden, NJ 08102
856-225-8400

The county's chief law enforcement officer.

County Sheriff
Office of the Sheriff
Room 100 - Courthouse
520 Market Street
Camden, New Jersey 08102
856-225-5470

Responsible for providing highly technical and specialized services to local law enforcement agencies.

County Counsel
520 Market Street
Camden, New Jersey 08102
856-225-5543

Manages all legal matters for the county, and represents the county in litigation.


Parks

  • Berlin Park
    Between White Horse Pike, New Freedom Road and Park Drive
    Berlin, NJ

    Facilities
    Nature Trails - approximately 5 miles gravel and dirt
    2 Lighted Tennis Courts
    1 Bike Path paved .78 mile, cinder/gravel 1.8 miles
    1 Basketball Court
    2 Playgrounds
    2 Softball Fields
    1 Sand Volleyball Court
    3 Picnic Groves
    1 In-Line Hockey Court
    Fishing - in the Great Egg Harbor River

  • Challenge Park
    Corner of Borton Mills Road and Calwell Road
    Cherry Hill, NJ

    Facilities
    1 John Kay Pavilion
    1 Bike Path
    1 Long Jump
    1 Open Pavilion with indoor restrooms (open daily) Restrooms closed November - March
    1 Fitness Quad
    1 Softball Field
    1 1/4 mile track (No bikes on track)
    2 Playgrounds
    4 Picnic Areas
    1 Basketball Court
    2 Bocci Courts
    1 Landscaped Donor Recognition Garden
    1 Bus Parking Lot
    Pathways connecting all facilities

  • Cooper River Park
    Cooper River Park (346.55 acres) runs through Pennsauken, Cherry Hill, Collingswood and Haddon Township. The park is bounded by North and South Park Drives, Route 130 and Grove Street.

    Facilities
    William G. Rohrer Children's Playground with pavilions
    2 Softball Fields
    1 Cross Country Course
    1 Restaurant - "The Lobster Trap"
    Camden County Boathouse
    Camden County Golf Academy
    1 Yacht Club- The Cooper River Yacht Club
    1 Bike Path - 3.8 mile loop (Cuthbert to Rt. 130)
    1 Bike Path - 1.35 miles (Cuthbert to Grove Street)
    1 Pooch Park
    4 Volleyball Courts
    1 Miniature Golf Course
    1 Boat Launch - for trailer & car-top boats. No gas motors.
    Fishing
    Jack Curtis Stadium
    1 1/4 mile Cinder Track
    4 Picnic Areas - (Wallenberg, Armitage, and Subaru Pavilions)
    Indoor Rest Rooms at Stadium - open year round 10am - 10pm
    1 Memorial Grove
    Biofilter Wetland
    Sculpture Garden

  • Maria Barnaby Greenwald Memorial Park
    Park Blvd, Grove Street and Kings Highway
    Cherry Hill, NJ

    Facilities
    1 Softball Field
    1 Cross Country Course
    Parks Administration Building
    1 Picnic Area
    1 Watchable Wildlife Trail - 1.8 miles (Brochures available at the Parks Administration Building and at three locations along the trail)
    1 Bike Path - 1.2 miles (Grove Street to Kings Highway)

  • Haddon Lake Park
    Haddon Lake Park (73.47 acres) is located in Haddon Heights, Audubon and Mount Ephraim. The park runs from Station Avenue to 10th Avenue and from Kings Highway to the Black Horse Pike.

    Facilities
    1 Softball Field
    2 Playground Areas
    1 Picnic Area with additional tables at all playgrounds
    1 Outdoor Amphitheater - The Norcross-McLaughlin Memorial Dell
    1 Toilet Facility (open only when Dell is reserved)
    1 Public Boat Launch - small car top only, no motors permitted
    Bike Paths - 1.72 miles from Station Ave. to Mt. Ephraim.
    Station Avenue to 13th Avenue- .73 miles
    13th Avenue to Kings Highway - .40 miles
    Kings Highway to Playground - .6 miles (Audubon side)
    Playground to Kings Highway - .37 miles (Mt. Ephraim side)
    Loop around lake between Kings Highway and playground - 1 mile
    Cross Country Trail - 1.6 miles
    Fishing (pier located in Audubon section of the park)

  • Hopkins Pond
    Hopkins Lane
    Haddonfield, NJ

    Facilities
    Bird Sanctuary
    Natural History Tree Trail - .6 miles
    Self-guided interpretive looped tree trail, on a wooded and hilly terrain, leads around the pond.
    Fishing

  • Kirkwood Lake
    Glendale Road, Washington Avenue and Lakeview Avenue
    Lindenwold, NJ

  • Lake Worth
    Rosemond Avenue
    Clementon & Lindenwold, NJ


    Facilities
    Pavilion

  • New Brooklyn Park
    New Freedom and New Brooklyn Roads
    Winslow Township, NJ

    Facilities
    1 Softball Field
    2 Playgrounds
    1 Outdoor Amphitheater
    1 Pavilion
    1 Sand Volleyball Court
    1 In-Line Hockey Court
    Bike Path - 1.22 miles
    1 Canoe Launch
    2 Picnic Areas
    Hiking - unmarked trails and dirt roads
    Fishing - good for bass & pickerel in the shallow one-hundred acre lake.

  • New Camden Park
    Wildwood Avenue, Park Boulevard, Baird Boulevard, and Pine Street
    Camden, NJ

    Facilities
    1 Open Play Field
    1 Bike Path - .5 miles
    1 Playground

  • Newton Lake Park
    Newton Lake Park (103.39 acres) runs through Collingswood, Oaklyn and Haddon Township and is bounded by Cuthbert Boulevard and the White Horse Pike.

    Facilities
    3 Picnic Area - Lees Lane, Lees Lane Pavilion and Collingswood playground
    2 Playgrounds
    Bike Paths - 2.43 miles
    Cuthbert to Lees Lane - .39 miles
    Lees Lane to Cuthbert - .40 miles
    Total Loop - .79 miles
    Lees Lane to Bettlewood - .50 miles
    Bettlewood to Lees Lane - .60 miles
    Total Loop - 1.10 miles
    Bettlewood to White Horse Pike - .54 miles
    Fishing (piers at Matrimony, Lees Lane & Bettlewood Ave.)
    Matrimony Garden
    Boat Ramp - small car-top only

  • Pennypacker Park
    Kings Highway, Park Boulevard and Grove Street
    Haddonfield, NJ

    DINOSAUR FIND
    Hadrosaurus Foulkii Leidy In 1858, William Foulke discovered the world’s first nearly complete dinosaur skeleton. Located where a suburban Haddonfield street dead ends against the deep woods of Pennypacker Park, the site is listed on the NJ Register of Historic Places and is marked with a modest commemorative stone. Just beyond the stone the ground drops away into a steep ravine where the bones of Hadrosaurus foulkii were originally excavated on the eve of the Civil War. More information can be found at: http://hadrosaurus.com

  • Pyne Poynt Park
    Between 6th, 7th and Erie Streets
    Camden, NJ

    Facilities
    1 Baseball Field
    1 Handball Wall
    2 Basketball Courts

  • Silver Lake Park
    Between Trout Run Avenue, Silver Lake Avenue, Ohio Avenue and Higgins Avenue
    Clementon, NJ

  • Timber Creek Park
    Chews Landing Road and Somerdale Road
    Lindenwold and Gloucester Township, NJ

    Facilities
    Dog Park – 9 acres fenced in the woods
    Outdoor Amphitheater
    Accessible Walking Track – just under ½ mile around
    Pavilions
    Parking
    Cross Country Trails
    Natural Trails throughout park
    Indoor restrooms with covered pavilion
    Water Fountains
    Flag Pole

  • Von Nieda Park
    Between 29th Street, Harrison Street and Arthur Avenue
    Camden, NJ

    Facilities
    2 Minor League Fields
    2 Tee-Ball Fields
    1 Senior Field
    2 Playgrounds
    4 Basketball Courts
    1 Lighted Tennis Court
    1 Hard Surface Play Area
    1 Handball Wall
    1 Bike Path - .33 miles
    Soccer Fields


  • Wallworth Park
    Kings Highway and Brace Road
    Cherry Hill and Haddonfield, NJ

    Facilities
    1 Bike Path

  • Wiggins Waterfront Park
    Mickle Boulevard
    Camden, NJ

    Facilities
    1 Riverstage - Concert Hotline 856-216-2170/Special Events-856-216-2122
    1 Promenade
    1 Wiggins Park Marina 856-541-7222 in season 856-216-2173 off season
    Fishing

    Wiggins Park Marina is open April 1 - October 31 annually. The Marina is conveniently located in the middle of all of the major waterfront attractions, including the Riverstage, the Riverbus, Campbell's Field, the Adventure Aquarium, the the Susquehanna Bank Center, and the Battleship New Jersey.

 

 

Sports & Recreation

Family/Outdoor Fun

  • Adventure Aquarium
    1 Riverside Drive
    Camden, NJ 08103
    856-365-3300

    The fifth largest aquarium in the country, Adventure Aquarium is the only aquarium in the world to exhibit hippos and one of only two aquariums in the country to exhibit a Hammerhead Shark. Adventure Aquarium offers numerous hands-on touch experiences.

  • Atco Raceway
    100 Jackson Road
    Atco (in Waterford), NJ
    856-768-2167

    Atco Raceway is an NHRA 1/4 mile drag strip operating since 1960, making it the oldest drag strip in the New Jersey.

  • Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial
    62 Battleship Place
    Camden, NJ 08103
    866-877-6262

    The USS New Jersey is the most highly decorated battleship as it has seen more action than any other battleship in US Navy history. New Jersey was decommissioned for the last time in 1991, having earned a Navy Unit Commendation for service in Vietnam and 19 battle and campaign stars for combat operations during World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Lebanese Civil War, and service in the Persian Gulf. After a brief retention in the mothball fleet, she was donated to the Home Port Alliance in Camden, New Jersey, and began her career as a museum ship on October 15, 2001.


  • Camden Children's Garden
    3 Riverside Drive
    Camden, NJ 08103
    856-365-8733

    Camden Children's Garden is designed for children and families. It is a special place to explore and discover the natural world. The four-acre garden provides horticultural experiences for creative and imaginative play.

    The Garden includes three indoor attractions, the popular Philadelphia Eagles Four Seasons Butterfly House, the tropical exhibit, Plaza de Aibonito and Ben Franklin’s Secret Workshop. Other exhibits include a Dinosaur Garden, Maze, Tree House, Picnic Garden, CityScapes Garden, Storybook Gardens and the Fitness Garden. Visitors can round out their visit by riding the Carousel, Train and the Spring Butterfly Ride.

  • Clementon Park Splash World
    144 Berlin Road,
    Clementon, NJ 08021
    856-783-0263

    Small Amusement Park on Clementon Lake since 1907.

  • Springdale Farms
    1638 South Springdale Road
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
    856-424-8674

    A family owned farmers market that is Cherry Hill's only working farm.

  • Susquehanna Bank Center
    1 Harbour Blvd
    Camden, NJ 08103
    856-365-1300

    The year-round facility serves as a 25,000 capacity outdoor amphitheater during the summer months which features a lawn with video screens, computerized sound enhancement, and a clear view of the Philadelphia skyline, Delaware River, and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge to the northwest. In the fall and winter months, the Susquehanna Bank Center converts to a fully-enclosed, climate-controlled, flexible-capacity theater for up to 7,000 people offering a variety of concerts, Broadway theatrical productions, and family entertainment.

Golf

  • Camden County Golf Academy
    8001 Route 130 South
    Pennsauken, NJ 08109
    856-661-3636

  • Freeway Golf Course
    1858 Sicklerville Rd
    Sicklerville, NJ 08081
    856-227-1115

  • Kresson Golf Club
    298 Kresson- Gibbsboro Rd
    Voorhees, NJ 08043
    856-435-3355

  • Merchantville Country Club
    501 Chapel Ave West
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
    856-662-7535

  • Pennsauken Country Club
    3800 Haddonfield Rd
    Pennsauken, NJ 08109
    856-662-4961

  • Pine Hill Golf Club
    500 West Branch Ave
    Pine Hill, NJ 08021
    856-435-3100

  • Pine Valley Golf Club
    E Atlantic Ave
    Pine Valley, NJ 08021
    856-309-3203

  • Tavistock Country Club
    Tavistock Ln
    Haddonfield, NJ 08033
    856-429-1827

  • Valleybrook Golf Club
    200 Golfview Dr
    Blackwood, NJ 08012
    856-227-3171

  • Washington Township Municipal Golf Course
    197 Fries Mill Rd
    Turnersville, NJ 08012
    856-227-1435

  • Wedgewood Country Club
    200 Hurffville Rd
    Turnersville, NJ 08012
    856-227-5522

  • Woodcrest Country Club
    300 E Evesham
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
    856-428-1243

Hockey

NJ Devils

NY Islanders

NY Rangers

Philadephia Flyers

 

Ice Skating

Flyers Skate Zone Ice Skating Rink
601 Laurel Oak Rd
Voorhees, NJ 08043

 

Visitor Center

South Jersey Tourism Group
2 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ 08106
856-757-9400

Camden County Regional Chamber of Commerce
1050 Kings Highway North
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
856-667-1600

 

 

 

 

 


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