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

  • Art in the Park 2019 Come join us for a unique art exhibit at the EHT Nature Reserve!  Saturday September 28th, 2019 10am-2pm.  
    Posted Sep 27, 2019, 6:44 AM by EHT NatureReserve
  • Police Patrols & Strict Ordinance Enforcement The EHT Police Department are regularly patrolling the Nature Reserve and will be strictly enforcing all Township ordinances. Before visiting the Reserve with your dog make sure it is properly ...
    Posted Jun 7, 2019, 6:54 AM by EHT NatureReserve
  • Free Trees! Come get your free trees!!Poster Ad PDF DownloadPress Release PDF Download
    Posted Feb 19, 2019, 3:15 PM by EHT NatureReserve
  • Turkey Trot 2018 The 2018, 6th annual EHT Nature Reserve Turkey Trot 5K run and 1 mile fun walk will be held November 24th at 9am.Sign up here
    Posted Oct 23, 2018, 6:24 AM by EHT NatureReserve
  • EHT Community Pride Day 2018 The EHT Nature Reserve Committee will be participating in the EHT Community Pride Day, scheduled for Saturday, April 21 at 9 AM. Volunteers are needed to clean up garbage and ...
    Posted Apr 2, 2018, 7:38 PM by EHT NatureReserve
  • Recent Vandalism With much regret, the EHT Nature Reserve Committee has come to learn that there are individuals who do not share our appreciation for the nature, well-being and peace of ...
    Posted Apr 2, 2018, 7:35 PM by EHT NatureReserve
  • New Benches In case you haven’t noticed, we have added three new park benches with different vantage points to enjoy your time at the Reserve. We picked out a special spot ...
    Posted Apr 2, 2018, 7:32 PM by EHT NatureReserve
  • No Committee Hibernation Though Mother Nature’s cold weather may have caused us to lose some trees, the Reserve Committee has not been hibernating. With the assistance of the EHT Department of Public ...
    Posted Apr 2, 2018, 7:29 PM by EHT NatureReserve
  • Winter Wonderland It was a very active winter at the Nature Reserve, presenting a wonderland of activities and pure enjoyment. Sledding, skating and exploration of the snowy trails were only part of ...
    Posted Apr 2, 2018, 7:26 PM by EHT NatureReserve
  • Eagle Scout Flag Pole Project Ryan Rybka, completed his project for Eagle Scout and unveiled it to the public — a 20-foot flagpole at the arboretum parking lot on School House Road, next to the ...
    Posted Oct 20, 2017, 5:39 AM by EHT NatureReserve
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