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Wells Mills County Park

Wells Mills County Park offers many beautiful trails to walk with your dog in Toms River, NJ. The pet-friendly park features 910-acres wooded paths, grassy fields, picnic areas, a conservation area, and so much more to explore with Fido! Visit Website

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BringFido Guest Rating

Wells Mills County Park has received a rating of 2.2 out of 5 bones by 5 canine critics on BringFido.

  • Helene
    Jan 24, 2021
    Fun Trails

    we take our dogs here often. lots of easy trails with small bridges and fun terrain.

  • Kira
    More than a year ago
    Evil tick place

    It's such a beautiful place and I loved how there is a sign in sheet! But I will never go back. The ticks there are fast hunters. While I was brushing my dog after our walk, the ticks ran up the brush onto my arms. Ones that fell off quickly got back on my legs or my dog's. For all that beauty this park has, we leave it to the ticks. Didn't see one deer...

  • Lee
    More than a year ago
    dog walker

    Very big, very pretty. Small playground BUT TICK CITY!!! OMG my Yellow LAb on Frontline had 12 on her and we just walked the field!!! GEEZ!! UH, time to spray, even if ya have to close it for a week!!! Hammer the population one time.

  • Jim
    More than a year ago
    Ticks, ticks, ticks

    I'm so glad I didn't bring my dogs here!
    We went hiking at Wells Mills yesterday. We hiked 5 miles. I literally pulled over 50 ticks off myself during and after the hike, including about 8 lodged in my skin. I didn’t use tick repellent, but stayed on trails the whole time–no off-trail hiking.
    It’s memorial weekend and there was hardly anyone there. When we got there we were wondering why–now we know.

  • Ann
    More than a year ago
    Inaccurate inofrmation alert! Not what I consider dog friendly!

    While the park welcomes LEASHED dogs on the hiking trails, dogs are not allowed swimming in the lake at all. I just called and the person I spoke to verified with the 'chief' that dogs are not allowed in the lake.
    Note: We actually avoid the trails, too unless it's mid winter because there's sooo many ticks in the warmer months. But mid winter, we love this park.
    Too bad about dogs not being allowed to swim here! :( I don't know how many people look at the reviews so I can only hope that the website changes the inaccurate info.

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