Scotland Run Park
Address
980 East Academy Street
Clayton, N.J. 08322
(856)881-0845

Open year-round from dawn to dusk
Scotland Run Park/Wilson Lake SITE MAP

Scotland Run Park, is the largest of the county parks, spanning over 1000 acres. Eighty acre Wilson Lake offers passive recreation opportunities including fishing, boating, and nature observation. There is also a handicapped accessible fishing pier in the boat launch area. The nature center offers a variety of environmental education programs for all ages. Walking trails are located behind the nature center and also on the lake-side of the park. The playground and picnic areas are across the street from the nature center.


Facilities
  • 80 acre lake
  • Fishing, boat launch, handicapped fishing pier
  • canoe/kayak launch and rentals 
  • Grills
  • Restrooms
  • Jogging/ Walking trails
  • Multi-purpose trails
  • Pavilions2 (one rentable)
  • Picnic area
  • Play Structures (5-12 year old)

    Environmental Education Programs


    Canoe and Kayak Rentals
    June 9, 2018 through Labor Day
    -Canoes and kayaks will be available for rent at Scotland Run Park beach area from 9:00am-3:00pm, Saturdays and Sundays only.
    -Rentals are on a first come, first serve basis.
    -All children 14 years and younger, must be accompanied by an adult.
    -Life jackets and paddles are provided.
    -Rental is $5.00 per hour/per boat.

    Kids
    Nature Watch

    Fishing Contest

    Nature Tots

    Nature Detectives

    Families
    Monthly Bird Walks

    Nature Hikes and Studies

    The Gloucester County WaterFest

    Educators
    Teacher Workshops

    Nature Lessons


    Directions

    From Points North (Cherry Hill & Philadelphia)
    North-South Freeway (Route 42) to Route 55 South
    Exit 45 "Centerton-Clayton"
    At top of exit ramp, make a left onto Buck Road (Route 553)
    First traffic light, make a right onto Academy Street (Rt. 610)
    Follow Academy Street (County Route 610) through Clayton and across Delsea Drive
    Approximately 2 miles to traffic light at Fries Mill Road (County Route 655)
    Go through light, 500 feet on the right is the Nature Center, to the left is Wilson Lake

    From Points South
    From Route 55 North - follow directions above
    From Route 322 - Black Horse Pike to Williamstown
    Follow 322 West to Fries Mill Road (County Route 655)
    Make a left onto Fries Mill Road (County Route 655)
    Approximately 2 1/2 miles (first traffic light) is Clayton-Williamstown Road (County Route 610)
    Make a left onto 610
    Nature Center is 500 feet on the right and Wilson Lake is to the left

    From Points West
    322 west to Route 55 South, then follow directions from the North

    From Points East
    Berlin-Cross Keys Road (County Route 689) through the Cross Keys intersection (or) the Black Horse Pike to
    Tuckahoe Road (County Route 555)
    Second traffic light is Clayton-Williamstown Road (Route 610) make a right
    Approximately 2 miles the Nature Center is on the left and Wilson Lake is on the right