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

  • 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
  • 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
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