N.J. Admin. Code § 7:2-12.4 - Fires on hiking trails
(a) No open fires shall be started on any hiking trail under the jurisdiction or control of the State Park Service except at campsites designated and approved by the State Park Service for hiking trail users.
(b) No open fires shall be started at any campsite designated and approved by the State Park Service for hiking trail users under (a) above without first obtaining a permit for such purpose from the State Park Service. The open fire shall be started and maintained in accordance with the permit which shall designate the campsite location, hours that an open fire may be started and maintained, and type of fuel.
(c) No open fires shall be started on the Appalachian Hiking Trail. Self-contained stoves may be used without a permit.
(d) Every person using a hiking trail under the jurisdiction or control of the State Park Service shall promptly report any uncontrolled fire thereon or any uncontrolled fire insight from the hiking trail to the nearest law enforcement or fire agency.
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