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A picture of the entrance to Panther Lake Camping Resort

Panther Lake Camping Resort is a family oriented campground. Please review the following policies and share them with your family members and guests. Our goal is to provide a clean, safe and enjoyable atmosphere for all campers.


• Quiet hours: from 11 pm to 8 am - NJ Law
• All campfires out by 12:30 am
• No loud music, excessive noise or disorderly conduct
• Children ages 17 and under are to be supervised by an adult/guardian at all times and must be at their campsites between 11pm and 8am


• Do not leave campfires unattended
• Do not move fire rings or tables
• Only bathing suits may be worn in the pool/hot tub
• Life jackets must be worn at all times while on the lake
• No smoking or glass containers are permitted inside pool/hot tub/beach areas
• Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times while at the pool/lake
• Children under 17 years old must wear a helmet when riding their bicycles, scooters, skateboards or roller blades
  - NJ Law - and no riding after dark
• Fireworks, firecrackers, explosives or weapons of any kind are not permitted
• Please keep your campsite clean as well as the recreation areas
• No cutting trees or vegetation

Guests: Campers are responsible for registration, payment and behavior of their guests. Guests must register and receive a pass before entering the campground. Guests must check-out before the gate closes.  No more than 6 people at the site at any time including visitors.  Visitors may not bring pets.

Pets: Pets are welcome family members for those joining us with their own trailer or tent. For the courtesy of others who may have allergies, we do not allow pets in our rental units, unless you request a designated pet-friendly cabin rental. If your pet is joining you for your stay, please observe the following:

• Clean up after your pet
• Do not leave your pet unattended
• Keep your pet on a non-extendable leash, no more than 6 feet and under control at all times
• Maintain a license and all required shots with documentation to be available upon immediate request
• Camper agrees to reimburse and/or indemnify the campground for any personal injury or property damage caused by the actions of his/her animal

Lake/Fishing: Fishing License Required for anyone 16 years and older. 

Boat Rentals: Row Boats, Kayaks, Canoes & Paddle Boards are available at the office. Each person must wear a life jacket at all times.

Swimming Facilities: Open daily from Memorial Day Weekend  through Labor Day.  No Lifeguard on Duty.  Persons under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Firewood: Due to environmental consideration, firewood may not be brought into the campground.

Bicycles/Scooters/Skateboards: All children under 17 years old must wear safety helmets - NJ law. Hover boards and electric or gas scooters are not permitted. No riding bikes after dark.

Battery Powered Ride Toys: Battery powered riding toys are not to be operated on the resort roads, please keep them on your campsite

Motorbikes: Or non-registered motorcycles are not permitted. No mini bikes, ATV's, go-carts, Golf Carts or motorized scooters may be ridden or stored on campground.

Vehicles: No more than one car per campsite. Additional cars must be parked in parking lot. Only licensed drivers may operate a vehicle on campground property. All NJ motor vehicle laws apply.

Electric hook-ups: To be used for lights only. Patio lights out at 11pm. No spot lights. No electric hot water heaters.

Please note that we reserve the right to evict, without refund, anyone violating these rules, destroying property, creating a disturbance, or engaging in behavior not suitable in a family campground (N.J.S.A 5:16-1,#2099).


Deposit less $20.00 cancellation fee will be refunded if cancellation is 14 or more days prior to your arrival date. All other cancellations will receive a credit towards a future stay during the same year. No refunds for inclement weather or early departure.

IMPORTANT: Be sure of exact dates. All dates are considered guaranteed, and no reduction will be made for late arrival or early departure. Prices subject to change without notice.

Disclaimer: The PANTHER LAKE CAMPING RESORT, INC., (hereinafter 'Campground') does not warranty, impliedly or expressly, any service or facility at the Campground as set forth in any document or writing produced by the Campground. Such writings and/or documents are only for informational purposes and do not necessarily represent the state or condition of any facility. The Campground only pledges its best efforts and good faith in providing any facility and/or service. All facilities are subject to closing without notice and any facilities date of opening or availability is subject to change without notice.

Panther Lake Camping Resort, Inc. reserves the right to close any swimming facilities at any time due to bad weather, mechanical problems, water testing, or any other safety reason they feel needed.

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