Welcome to the
Egg Harbor Township
Nature Reserve



The Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve is a 220 acre sanctuary located in the midst of a residential community in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. It is comprised of three components: An environmental learning center, a lake area, and wooded forest.  Each offers diverse terrain and a unique place to enjoy many activities in a passive and pristine setting, including biking, hiking, fishing, and bird watching.Future plans include an observation deck, gazebo and ADA-compliant accessibility. Picnic tables, park benches, and informative signs will be placed throughout the Reserve to make it more user-friendly. In keeping with the passive nature of the park, motorized vehicles and motorized boats are strictly prohibited.



Latest News

  • 2017 Turkey Trot Join us for a unique race experience, the beauty and challenge of sandy beaches and wooded trails while you work off your turkey feast!  The 2017 EHT Nature Reserve Turkey ...
    Posted Oct 4, 2017, 7:05 AM by EHT NatureReserve
  • Boat Ramp Installation Recently, the EHT Department of Public Works installed two new ramps to allow easier launching of kayaks into Eagle Lake. The ramps can be accessed from the Zion Road and ...
    Posted Sep 6, 2017, 5:59 AM by EHT NatureReserve
  • Reminder - Natural Art Exhibit
    Posted Sep 5, 2017, 6:35 PM by EHT NatureReserve
  • Natural Art Exhibit at EHT Nature Reserve Arboretum A natural art exhibit will be held at the Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve Arboretum on Schoolhouse Road.  It is hosted by the EHT Environmental Commission and will be held ...
    Posted Jul 6, 2017, 1:27 PM by EHT NatureReserve
  • June 13, 2017 - Trees Planted in Reserve The Nature Reserve Committee is very pleased to announce that over 240 mature trees have been planted throughout the Nature Reserve and Arboretum/Environmental Learning Center. See the photographs below ...
    Posted Jun 13, 2017, 1:59 PM by EHT NatureReserve
  • June 10, 2017 - Hooked on Fishing Not On Drugs The Egg Harbor Township Parks and Recreation Department, along with the Municipal Alliance coordinated the Statewide 2nd Annual Hooked on Fishing Not On Drugs Free Youth Fishing Challenge hosted by ...
    Posted Jun 13, 2017, 10:52 AM by EHT NatureReserve
  • Successful Clean-Up Day Thanks to Coach Kevin Stetser and the EHT High School Football team for working so hard on "Community Cleanup Day" at the EHT Nature Reserve.  On April 29, 2017, they ...
    Posted May 9, 2017, 2:23 PM by EHT NatureReserve
  • NJHeartland Website Names EHTNR one of best parks in NJ The website NJHeartland.org named the EHT Nature Reserve one of the "Best Parks in NJ's Heartland".  This was in both the overall category and best places for winter ...
    Posted Apr 3, 2017, 8:47 AM by EHT NatureReserve
  • EHT Nature Reserve Bike Tour Discover the Reserve! A guided bike tour for all skill levels, ages 10 and above, through open, wooden and winding terrain. Helmets and off-road wide tires are mandatory. $5 ...
    Posted Mar 17, 2017, 10:59 AM by EHT NatureReserve
  • Progress and Volunteers With the help of the Township and concerned citizens, the EHT Nature Reserve Committee is making steady progress with improvements to enhance the enjoyment of those who visit. We wish ...
    Posted Mar 14, 2017, 6:59 AM by EHT NatureReserve
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