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Service Areas & Commuter Lots

The 23 service areas on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway offer food, fuel, and a variety of services and amenities. The commuter lots provide parking spots for carpoolers and connections to regional bus services.

 

Service Areas

  • OCEANVIEW SERVICE AREA (BOTH DIRECTIONS)

    Milepost: 18.3, Center median between exits 17 and 20, Cape May County

    • Sunoco Service Station (609) 652-8234

    Services available:

    • A+ Convenience Store
    • Fuel Service
    • Restrooms
    • Tourism Information Center - Open all year from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 7 days a week

    This service area operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day. For the rest of the year, the hours of operation are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

  • ATLANTIC SERVICE AREA (BOTH DIRECTIONS)

    Milepost: 41.4, Center median between exits 40 and 44, Atlantic County

    • Sunoco Service Station (609) 652-8234
    • HMSHost Corporation (609) 404-4702

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Burger King
    • Auntie Anne's
    • Z-Mart
    • Kwik Farms Food Store
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • ATM
    • Family Assisted Restroom
  • FORKED RIVER SERVICE AREA (BOTH DIRECTIONS)

    Milepost: 76, Center median between exits 74 and 80, Ocean County

    • Sunoco Service Station (609) 693-5419
    • HMSHost Corporation (609) 693-8275

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Burger King
    • Hershey’s Ice Cream and David’s Cookies
    • Sbarro
    • Auntie Anne's
    • Gift Shop
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Restrooms
    • ATM
    • FAX machine
  • MONMOUTH SERVICE AREA (BOTH DIRECTIONS)

    Milepost: 100, Center median between exits 98 and 100, Monmouth County

    • Sunoco Service Station (732) 681-5424
    • HMSHost Corporation (732) 681-4314

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Auntie Anne's
    • Burger King
    • Roy Rogers Express
    • Pizza Hut Express
    • Nathan's
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Restrooms
    • ATM
    • FAX machine
  • CHEESEQUAKE SERVICE AREA (BOTH DIRECTIONS)

    Milepost: 124, Center median between exits 124 and 124, just south of the Driscoll Bridge, Middlesex County

    • Sunoco Service Station (732) 721-3175
    • HMSHost Corporation (732) 525-0308

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Burger King
    • Sbarro
    • Nathan's
    • Auntie Anne's
    • Travel Mart
    • Biconic
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Restrooms, including a Family Assistance Restroom
    • ATM
    • Wi-Fi
    • FAX machine
  • COLONIA NORTH SERVICE AREA (NORTHBOUND)

    Milepost: 133, between exits 131B and 135, Middlesex County

    Services available:

    • Shell Service Station
    • Exxon Service Station
    • On the Run convenience store
    • ATM

    Please note: The Colonia North and South Service Areas are privately owned and operated. All other service areas on the Parkway and Turnpike are owned by the NJTA and operated by NJTA contractors.

    COLONIA SOUTH SERVICE AREA (SOUTHBOUND)

    Milepost: 133, between exits 135 and 131B, Middlesex County

    Services available:

    • Shell Service Station
    • Exxon Service Station
    • On the Run convenience store
    • ATM
  • VAUXHALL SERVICE AREA (NORTHBOUND ONLY)

    Milepost: 145, between exits 140 and 141, Union County


    Services available:

    • McDonald's Restaurant and Drive-Thru (includes a Play Place)
    • McCafe
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Restrooms
    • ATM
    • Wi-Fi
  • BROOKDALE NORTH SERVICE AREA (NORTHBOUND)

    Milepost: 153, between exits 151 and 153A, Essex County


    Brookdale North is a fuel-only facility with a Sunoco Service Station. There are no public restrooms or food services.

     

    BROOKDALE SOUTH SERVICE AREA (SOUTHBOUND)

    Milepost: 153, between exits 153A and 151, Essex County


    Services available:

    • McDonald's Restaurant and Drive-Thru (includes a Play Place)
    • McCafe
    • Original Pizza of Boston
    • Ice Cream & Treats
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Restrooms
    • ATM
    • Wi-Fi
  • MONTVALE SERVICE AREA (BOTH DIRECTIONS)

    Milepost: 171, Center median between exits 171 and 172, Bergen County

    • Sunoco Service Station (201) 391-7062
    • HMSHost Corporation (201) 391-8509

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Sarro
    • Burger King
    • Nathan's
    • Dunkin' Donuts
    • Travel Mart
    • Biconic
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • ATM
    • Wi-Fi
    • FAX Machine
    • Daily bus service into New York City with adjacent commuter parking
    • Information Center

Commuter Lots

  • INTERCHANGE 10

    Milepost: 9.9

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

  • OCEAN VIEW SERVICE AREA

    Milepost: 18.3

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    NJ TRANSIT Bus Route #552 (Cape May to Atlantic City) stops at this Service Area and runs express service to the Atlantic City Bus Terminal. For schedule, click here.

  • INTERCHANGE 25

    Milepost: 25.4

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

  • ATLANTIC CITY SERVICE AREA

    Milepost: 41.1

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

  • FORKED RIVER SERVICE AREA

    Milepost: 76

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    Academy provides bus service to New York City from this location. Click here for information.

  • INTERCHANGE 81

    Milepost: 80.8

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

  • INTERCHANGE 91

    Milepost: 92.6

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    NJ TRANSIT (Route #137) and Academy offer bus service to New York from the Brick Park and Ride in the northeast section of Interchange 91. NJ Transit also offers bus service to New York from the Dorado Park and Ride on Lanes Mill Road West, which is southwest of Interchange 91. For NJ Transit schedules, click here or call NJ TRANSIT's toll-free customer service number at (800) 772-2222. For Academy schedules, click here.

  • INTERCHANGE 98

    Milepost: 98.1

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

  • MONMOUTH SERVICE AREA

    Milepost: 100

    This service area has three lots. The lot known as Belmar South is used primarily by carpoolers. It is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    Bus Service is provided by Academy at the Belmar North and LukOil Commuter Lots. For schedules, click here.

  • INTERCHANGE 105

    Milepost: 106.3

    The carpool lot at the south end is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    Bus service is provided by Academy. For schedules, click here.

  • EXIT 109 NORTHBOUND / ACADEMY BUS LOT

    Milepost: 109.9

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    Bus service is provided by Academy. For schedules, click here.

  • EXIT 109 SOUTHBOUND

    Milepost: 110.4

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

  • GARDEN STATE ARTS CENTER / SOUTHBOUND

    Milepost: 116

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    Academy Bus offers New York Commuter Service from this lot. For schedules, click here.

  • INTERCHANGE 120 - SOUTHBOUND

    Milepost: 121.1

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    Bus service is provided by NJ TRANSIT. For schedules, click here or call NJ TRANSIT's toll-free customer service number at (800) 772-2222.

  • CHEESEQUAKE SERVICE AREA

    Milepost: 124

    There are two commuter lots in this service area.

    The carpool lot at the south end is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    Bus service is provided by Academy from the lot at the north end of the service area. For schedules, click here.

  • VAUXHALL SERVICE AREA

    Milepost: 142.3

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

  • BROOKDALE SOUTH SERVICE AREA

    Milepost: 153

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

  • ALLWOOD ROAD

    Milepost: 154.3

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    New Jersey Transit operates this Garden State Parkway Commuter Parking facility and currently offers Daily Parking ($2.00 per Day) and Monthly Parking ($25.00 per month) Parking permits through the available parking payment kiosk on site. For schedule, click here or call NJ TRANSIT's toll-free customer service number at (800) 772-2222.

  • INTERCHANGE 165 - N/S COMMUTER LOTS

    Milepost: 165

    Lot is open from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. There is a two-hour limit all other days.

    Bus service is provided by NJ TRANSIT. For schedules, click here or call NJ TRANSIT's toll-free customer service number at (800) 772-2222.

  • MONTVALE SERVICE AREA

    Milepost: 171

    Rockland Coaches serve this location. For schedule, click here.

Service Areas

  • JOHN FENWICK SERVICE AREA (NORTHBOUND)

    Named for the founder of the first permanent English settlement in New Jersey.

    Milepost: 5.4, between Interchanges 1 and 2, Oldmans Township, Salem County

    • Sunoco Service Station (856) 299-4004
    • HMSHost Corporation (856) 299-3607

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Burger King
    • Nathan's
    • Auntie Anne's
    • Travel Information Center
    • Gift Shop
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • ATM
    • Lottery ticket sales
    • Restrooms, including family assistance restrooms

    Select Southbound tab for Southbound Service Area.

    CLARA BARTON SERVICE AREA (SOUTHBOUND)

    Named for the woman who founded the American Red Cross and established the first free school in New Jersey.

    Milepost: 5.4, between Interchanges 2 and 1, Oldmans Township, Salem County

    • Sunoco Service Station (856) 299-4005
    • HMSHost Corporation (856) 299-6051

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Burger King
    • Cinnabon
    • Auntie Anne's
    • Pizza Hut Express
    • Gift Shop
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • ATM
    • Lottery ticket sales
    • Restrooms, including family assistance restrooms

    Select Northbound tab for Northbound Service Area.

  • WALT WHITMAN SERVICE AREA (SOUTHBOUND)

    Named for the great American poet who lived in Camden for the last decade of his life.

    Milepost: 30.2, between Interchanges 3 and 4, Cherry Hill Township, Camden County

    • Sunoco Service Station (856) 428-1250
    • HMSHost Corporation (856) 429-9323

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Roy Rogers
    • ReFresh & Co.
    • Cinnabon
    • Nathan's
    • Carvel
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Lottery ticket sales
    • ATM
    • Restrooms, including a family assistance restroom
  • JAMES FENIMORE COOPER SERVICE AREA (NORTHBOUND)

    Named for the Burlington native who wrote "The Last of the Mohicans"

    Milepost: 39.4, between Interchanges 4 and 5, Mount Laurel, Burlington County

    • Sunoco Service Station (856) 234-5222
    • HMSHost Corporation (856) 234-4930

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Burger King
    • Cinnabon
    • Popeyes
    • Auntie Anne's
    • Travel Mart
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • ATM
    • Restrooms, including a family assistance restroom
  • WOODROW WILSON SERVICE AREA (NORTHBOUND)

    Named for the New Jersey governor who became the 28th President of the United States

    Milepost: 58.7, between Interchanges 7 and 7A Hamilton Township, Mercer County

    • Sunoco Service Station (609) 585-5750
    • HMSHost Corporation (609) 585-1222

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • ReFresh & Co.
    • Quiznos
    • Pizza Hut Express
    • Roy Rogers
    • Biconic (seasonal outdoor carts)
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Lottery ticket sales
    • ATM
    • Restrooms, including family assistance restrooms
    • Wi-Fi

    Select Southbound tab for Southbound Service Area.

    RICHARD STOCKTON SERVICE AREA (SOUTHBOUND)

    Named for the Mercer County native who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

    Milepost: 58.7, between Interchanges 7A and 7 Hamilton Township, Mercer County

    • Sunoco Service Station (609) 585-5414
    • HMSHost Corporation (609) 585-1155

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Quiznos
    • Pizza Hut Express
    • Burger King
    • Nathan’s
    • Hershey’s Ice Cream
    • Travel Mart
    • Biconic (seasonal outdoor carts)
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Lottery ticket sales
    • ATM
    • Restrooms, including family assistance restrooms

    Select Northbound tab for Northbound Service Area.

  • MOLLY PITCHER SERVICE AREA (SOUTHBOUND)

    Named for a New Jersey native who was a Revolutionary War heroine

    Milepost: 71.7, between Interchanges 8 and 8A Cranbury, Middlesex County

    • Sunoco Service Station (609) 395-1947
    • HMSHost Corporation (609) 655-4330

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Arthur Treacher's Fish & Chips
    • Cinnabon
    • Nathan's
    • Roy Rogers
    • Auntie Anne's
    • Freshëns Smoothies and Frozen Treats
    • Z-Mart
    • Biconic (seasonal outdoor carts)
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
    • Lottery ticket sales
    • Automatic teller machine
    • Restrooms, including a family assistance restroom
    • Travel Information Center
    • Wi-Fi
  • JOYCE KILMER SERVICE AREA (NORTHBOUND)

    Named for the New Brunswick native who achieved fame as a poet, journalist and critic.

    Milepost: 78.7, between Interchanges 8A and 9 East Brunswick, Middlesex County

    • Sunoco Service Station (732) 257-6103
    • HMSHost Corporation (732) 254-4225

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Burger King
    • Sbarro
    • Travel Mart
    • Hershey's
    • Nathan's (summer only)
    • Biconic
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
    • ATM
    • Restrooms, including a family assistance restroom
  • GROVER CLEVELAND SERVICE AREA (NORTHBOUND)

    Named for the Caldwell native who served as the 22nd and 24th President of the United States.

    Milepost: 92.9, between Interchanges 11 and 12 Woodbridge Township, Middlesex County

    • Sunoco Service Station (732) 634-7152
    • HMSHost Corporation (732) 636-1292

    The Grover Cleveland Service Plaza re-opened on November 23, 2015.
    Click here to read the HMS Host news release about the new facility.

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Refresh & Co.
    • Popeyes
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Restrooms, including family assistance restrooms

    Select Southbound tab for Southbound Service Area.

    THOMAS EDISON SERVICE AREA (SOUTHBOUND)

    Named for the great inventor who did much of his most important work at a lab in the Menlo Park section of the township that now bears his name

    Milepost: 92.9, between Interchanges 12 and 11 Woodbridge Township, Middlesex County

    • Sunoco Service Station (732) 636-0580
    • HMSHost Corporation (732) 750-8779

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Burger King
    • Popeyes
    • Sbarro
    • Nathan's
    • Travel Mart
    • Biconic
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Lottery ticket sales
    • ATM
    • Restrooms, including family assistance restrooms

    Select Northbound tab for Northbound Service Area.

  • ALEXANDER HAMILTON SERVICE AREA (SOUTHBOUND)

    Named for the Founding Father and political philosopher who served as the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

    Milepost: 111.6, Easterly Alignment, between Interchanges 15E and 16E Secaucus, Hudson County

    • Sunoco Service Station (201) 348-0656
    • HMSHost Corporation (201) 863-3345

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Hershey's
    • Roy Rogers
    • Nathan's
    • Travel Mart
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Restrooms, including a family assistance restroom
  • VINCE LOMBARDI SERVICE AREA (BOTH DIRECTIONS)

    Named for the Latin and chemistry teacher at St. Cecilia’s High School in Englewood who went on to become a legendary coach in the NFL

    Milepost: 116 Easterly Alignment & 115.5 Westerly Alignment, Ridgefield Borough, Bergen County

    • Sunoco Service Station (201) 945-5112
    • HMSHost Corporation (201) 366-5026

    Services available:

    • Starbucks
    • Burger King
    • Shake Shop & Hershey's Ice Cream
    • Nathan’s
    • Popeyes
    • Cinnabon
    • Auntie Anne's
    • Travel Mart
    • Biconic
    • Sunoco Service Station
    • Lottery Sales
    • ATM
    • Restrooms
    • Truck Driver Lounge
    • Travel Information Center
    • Wi-Fi

Commuter Lots

  • 8A INTERCHANGE PARK AND RIDE

    Milepost: 0, Route 130, Cranbury, Middlesex County

    This park-and-ride facility is located just off Interchange 8A at the corner of Route 130 South and Friendship Road. From the toll booth, take Route 32 West to Route 130 South. The park-and-ride is on the right about 600 feet after the turn.

    Parking permits are sold as follows:

    • Daily Permits are available for $2.00 per day and are only valid for the date purchased.
    • Monthly Permits are available for $35.00 per month and are only valid for that month. The Monthly Permits can be purchased at the Ticket Sales office located within the terminal. The Monthly Permits are sold from the 28th day of each month to the 5th day of the following month.

    Academy and Coach USA Suburban Transit offer coordinated bus service to New York City from this location. For a schedule, click here.

  • VINCE LOMBARDI PARK AND RIDE

    This lot will be closed from 9 p.m. Oct. 5th to 3 a.m. Oct. 6th for a water main repair project.

    Milepost: 116 Easterly Alignment & 115.5 Westerly Alignment

    NJ TRANSIT provides weekday bus service between this park-and-ride facility and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City. For schedule, click here.

    Fees are as follows:

    • Daily Rate: $7.75 includes two one-way bus tickets to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York and a parking space.
    • Special rate for senior citizens, children and patrons with disabilities:$4.25 for two one-way tickets to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York and a parking space based upon eligibility requirements.

    "The fare for bus only is $3 for adults and $1.35 for seniors, children and patrons with disabilities."