Boating in New Jersey

Learn more about New Jersey’s boat registration requirements, state regulations, boating educational programs, and best places to boat.

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Top Boating Spots in New Jersey

Bull's Island State Park
This park is a popular destination for boaters and anglers of any skill level. The river is home to smallmouth bass, catfish, and shad.
Round Valley Recreation Area
Round Valley Recreation Area, about an hour's drive from Newark is a popular fishing and boating destination.
Spruce Run State Park
Spruce Run State Park is popular with picnickers, swimmers, anglers, boaters and campers.
Tips for Protecting Fish and Water Resources

Tips for Protecting Fish and Water Resources

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Boating and Fishing Etiquette: Wake Up

Boating and Fishing Etiquette: Wake Up

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5 Boater Safety Courses That Prevent Common Accidents

5 Boater Safety Courses That Prevent Common Accidents

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Boating Safety

Boat Safety Checklist

Boat Safety Checklist

Before you leave shore, take the time to read through this boat safety checklist.

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Boat Safety Equipment

Boat Safety Equipment

Learn about the essential boat safety equipment you should have on board at all times

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Boat Safety Courses

Boat Safety Courses

Education is one of the most important aspects of boating safely and responsibly.

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