If you haven’t been to Cattus Island County Park in Toms River yet, you’re really missing out on a great experience. With over 500 acres, Cattus Island is the second largest park in Ocean County. It’s a great place to visit any time of the year to see the magnificent Barnegat Bay. There are plenty of trails for walking, running and biking. It’s very relaxing. Plus, Cattus Island County Park hosts the Cooper Environmental Center, a great resource of hands-on displays of animals and nature. Their friendly staff guarantees a good learning experience every time you visit the park.
The Cooper Environmental Center is the perfect hands-on learning destination for people of all ages. And don’t forget to visit the Cattus Island Butterfly Garden.
When you’re insider the Cooper Environmental Center, there are education displays with great information on animals and nature.
There are several different trails at Cattus Island County Park. Each has a different length ranging from .27 miles to nearly 2 miles.
And Cattus Island County Park has plenty of benches, tables and a playground for children.