Location & Directions
Historic Batsto Village is located on Route 542 in the Wharton State Forest, Washington Township in Burlington County, New Jersey. It is approximately 45 miles southeast of Philadelphia, and approximately 25 miles west of Atlantic City. The nearest town is Hammonton, NJ, about 8 miles to the West.
Directions from Philadelphia:
From Walt Whitman Bridge: Take Walt Whitman Bridge to North/South Freeway Route 42 to the Atlantic City Expressway. Continue to Exit #28 (Hammonton). Exit to Route 54 & turn left.
At the 5th traffic light, turn right onto Route 30 East (White Horse Pike). Turn left at the 2nd light. At the end of the road, turn left at the “T” intersection onto Route 542. After about 9 miles, Historic Batsto Village is located on your left.
From Tacony Palmyra Bridge: Take the Tacony Palmyra Bridge to Route 73. Continue to Route 30 (White Horse Pike) and exit right to go East.
Continue to a railroad overpass and then drive to the 4th traffic light (approximately 3 more miles), and turn left. At the next light turn left. At the end of the road, turn left at the “T” intersection onto Route 542. After 9 miles Historic Batsto Village is located on your left.
Directions From New Jersey:
Parkway Directions from South Jersey: Take the Parkway North to Exit #50, exit onto Route 9 North. Proceed to Route 542 & turn left. Follow signs about 12 miles to Batsto Village.
Parkway Directions from North Jersey: Take the Parkway South to Exit #52 (New Gretna). Turn right at stop sign onto East Greenbush Road. Continue on East Greenbush Road to the next stop sign, and turn left onto Stage Road. Cross over two small wooden bridges; Pilgrim Lake Campground will be on your right. Make a left onto Leektown Road.
Continue straight on Leektown Road 5 miles to stop sign. Turn right onto Route 542 West. After 9 miles Batsto Village will be on your right.
From Trenton/Mt. Holly Area: Take Route 206 South to mile marker #3 and make a left onto Route 613. Continue on 613; make a left onto Route 693. Follow 693 until the road ends and make left onto Route 542. The Village will be on your left.