Lake Garrison Opens for Season on May 27, 2006

May 10, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Lake Garrison opens for the season on Saturday, May 27, 2006 for swimming, picnicking, boating and tons of family fun!

Lake Garrison will be open on Saturdays and Sundays through Fatherís Day, June 18, and then open daily through Labor Day. Hours and admission pricing is available at

Lake Garrison is a recreation destination for thousands of families every summer. With a wide, clean beach, calm, inviting waters and a small armada of rowboats and paddle boats, Lake Garrison offers a full day of fun in the sun.

Lake Garrison would be a great destination for large groups as they begin their 2006 event planning. Businesses and organizations of all sizes are always looking for safe and affordable locations for their spring and summer outings. Lake Garrison has supported groups of thousands of people from churches, schools and other non-profit organizations, as well groups from offices, factories and stores around South Jersey.

Lake Garrison has a long and colorful history in Elk Township. The lake was originally a cranberry bog, and was re-opened as a lakeside recreation facility in 1935 by John Garrison, a local grocery store owner. Some of the original lakeside buildings are still standing.

About Lake Garrison
Lake Garrison ( is South Jersey's destination for fun on spring and summer days! Our wide beach and safe waters are favorites for many families for more than 40 years. With swimming, boating, and picnicking activities available, Lake Garrison welcomes families and groups from May through September. There are more than 100 families who make Lake Garrison their home in the summer.

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