Nestled in the foothills of New Jersey’s rural Sussex County, The Great Divide is your gateway to fields, forests, mountains—and the finest in New Jersey camping and recreation. Adventure, relaxation, family time or solitude, you’ll find it here. No matter what type of getaway you seek, we invite you to experience camping your way.
With dozens of amenities and attractions, The Great Divide is the perfect vacation spot for families, couples and groups. Hesitant to leave creature comforts behind? We offer cabins and cable TV hookups. Prefer to ‘unplug’? Choose a primitive campsite and enjoy sleeping under the stars. From our Olympic-sized pool to our full schedule of family-friendly activities, there’s something for campers of all ages and interests.
In addition to our beautiful locale, Great Divide visitors enjoy the hospitality of our friendly team. Each of them is passionate about protecting and enjoying the New Jersey outdoors—and they’re here to make your stay comfortable and memorable.
Unforgettable experiences, friendly faces. They’re what draw people to The Great Divide, and what keep them coming back, season after season.



68 Phillips Rd, Newton, NJ


40.9958686, -74.7786784

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270 Beautiful Campsites

Our campsites are pet-friendly, and are available in both wooded and open settings to suit your preference. For your convenience, select sites also include water, electric, sewer and cable TV hookups.

Cozy Cabin Trailers

Designed for guests who enjoy “kinda-camping,” these charming retreats include scenic views and a range of modern amenities Features include full kitchens, premium home theater systems, flat screen TVs, electronic fireplaces and central air conditioning.

Seasonal Campsites

For avid campers, weekend getaways just aren’t enough. To accommodate long-term stays, The Great Divide offers seasonal sites with water, electric, sewer, cable TV hookups, and great events and activities. Seasonal campsites include complimentary pump-outs.

Ice & Firewood Delivery

As part of our commitment to your convenience and satisfaction, The Great Divide Campground staff provides complimentary concierge service! Upon your request, we will deliver ice and firewood (by the stack or in bulk) to your campsite—before or during your stay. (Bulk wood delivery is available based on supply only)

Picinc Tables, Fire Rings & Communal Fire Pits

Campsites and cabins include fire rings and picnic tables for outdoor dining. In addition, guests have access to communal fire pits ideal for large group or multi-site get-togethers.

Laundromat, Restrooms & Showers

For kinda-campers and guests who stay awhile, our updated campground offers a fully equipped laundry facility. We also offer clean, modern restrooms with flush toilets and free, hot showers.

Outdoor Pavillion

This large, covered structure is often used for campground-sponsored activities and entertainment, but is also available for family reunions and group gatherings. There are built in charcoal grills for use. The pavilion must be reserved for private events.

Security Gate

Ensuring your peace of mind, our campground entry is guarded by a monitored security gate. For the safety of families and children at play, the gate controls traffic in and out of the park. In addition, seasonal campers can confidently store personal property at the campground during the winter months.

Pump-out Station

For the convenience of seasonal and short-term campground guests, The Great Divide offers a free, self-serve onsite pump-out station. Station is located between the B and G campground sections, and there is running water available for tank clean-out.

Propane Tank Exchange

Fuel your grill tanks with our fast, affordable Blue Rhino propane exchange station for 20lb propane tanks.

Full Schedule of Planned Activities & Events

The Great Divide offers a diverse rotating schedule of activities, depending upon your interest. Visit our activities calendar to view and register for upcoming events!

Private Lake with Fishing & Boating

Experience the fun of fishing and boating in our beautiful, private lake. Note: lake is not for swimming. Swimming is permitted in the pool, only.

Olympic-sized Swimming Pool

Our on-site swimming pool is one of the campground’s most popular amenities. The heated, in-ground pool is clean, well maintained, and overlooks the campground’s private lake. The pool is open extended hours on weekends and holidays. Check with Great Divide staff for specific pool hours.

Basketball Court & Game Room

For active guests of all ages, we offer sports and recreation options suited for family and large-group use. Basketball, a giant chess set, ping pong and tether ball are all available for guests’ use.


Keep children busy in our newly refurbished play area, which includes a new playground installed in 2012. Playground includes rock scape climbing area, slides and classic swings with child and infant seats. The play area also has a toddler playground suitable for those three and under, which includes a tap-a-tune piano, tree climber for crawling, and mirrors/spinner balls that promote cognitive exploration.

Camp Store & Office

Our Camp Store is open, during camping season, 7 days a week from 9 to 5 during the week, with extended hours on weekends and holidays. Campers can book reservations, get a cup of coffee or purchase drinks, food, candy and other amenities to make their stay more comfortable.

Golf Carts

The Great Divide allows guests to bring their own insured, licensed golf carts to the campground. Some rules apply. See a staff member for details.

The Great Divide Barn

Large enough for dances, concerts and other entertainment, The Great Divide Barn is the ideal locale for scheduled campground activities, group dinners and more!