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Double Trouble State Park

The Double Trouble State Park is a pet-friendly state park and historic district in Bayville, NJ. There's a self-guided, marked 1.5-mile loop nature trail and several miles of unmarked paths along sand service roads. Nature trail guides are available at the trailhead next to the cranberry packing house and at the park information building. Double Trouble Village is an active cranberry farm. Pets must be on a leash at all times and owners must clean up after their pets. Make sure you check your dog for ticks when you're done exploring. Visit Website

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Double Trouble State Park has received a rating of 2.5 out of 5 bones by 4 canine critics on BringFido and 4.5 out of 5 by 54 guests on TripAdvisor.

  • Kc
    May 29, 2022
    Great for walking

    My pup Mata and I are long time road worriers who walk daily and seek out places to run free, play ball and have a water feature. We travel a lot and this awesome park is near my parents home in southern coastal Jersey. We have been going here daily for the last several weeks of visiting and I find it to be a fantastic place to walk. The paths are wide and the terrain extremely flat. This is great for the whole family, from stroller moms, kids of all ages, runners and folks with possible walking troubles. My older folks love it for that reason and a place to walk with grandkids. All the trails are mostly tree covered so it’s perfect for sunny warm days too. There are several bogs, creeks and streams that my pup pal loves to jump into for a cool down or sip some water. Yes there are ticks, and welcome to the east coast. I do not give my dog tic meds and we have been just fine. I find an occasional one on her from time to time but that is what happens when you adventure outdoors into the forest. Yet the trails are super wide so this does help a lot, compared to similar places in the area. Highly recommended, glad it’s here and will continue to visit.

  • Sandy
    More than a year ago

    It is a beautiful place but, although the walks are scenic and lovely, the ticks are just too much. This is so during the winter, as well. The last walk last December, resulted in an infected tick removed from my leg and weeks of antibiotics and blood tests. My pup had four crawling on her. No more walks there.

  • Green
    More than a year ago
    Pet walker

    Beautiful place but ticks galore. I wouldn't go back again. Winter, with snow on the ground, might not be a problem, but there are better, safer places to go with your pet.

  • Matt
    More than a year ago
    Winter months only

    this is a great place to take your 4 leged frends for a nice walk around the historic village and path. its open all year to dogs but. as soon as the warm weater hit i found several ticks on my pup. cant wait for the cooler weather to come to take him back.

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