Best Axe Throwing In New Jersey

If you’re planning a trip to New Jersey and have an empty slot on your itinerary, book yourself a day of axe throwing! While there are plenty of entertainment options here in New Jersey, there are few as fun as axe throwing with your friends and family.

So if a day of hurling axes at a target sounds like your thing, be sure to check out one of these spots!

1. Chopper’s Hatchet House

Overview of Services

Once you submit your waivers and check-in, you’re taken into the lounge area to relax, play video games, etc while they set up your lane. Then you get taken to the axe throwing lanes. Here you first get a short session on techniques of axe throwing, followed by axe throwing on your own. The score is kept on the digital scoreboards.

Key Features

  • The lounge area also has a TV, merchandise to browse, and a mini-fridge for your drinks
  • Walk-ins are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis
  • Closed-toe shoes are a must!
  • There is no age limit
  • Children 13 and under are free
  • Individuals 18 and above must have a valid photo ID
  • Outside food and drinks are allowed
  • You can also have your food delivered from local food options
  • They cater to parties and corporate events
  • They have a mobile unit you can rent for weddings, parties, and anything else!

Review Comments

  • “Great place to be tons of video games too and pool byob…”-Google Reviews
  • “Well organized super easy going atmosphere.”-Google Reviews
  • “This is my favorite place for axe throwing in New Jersey”-Google Reviews

Address

1490 Haddonfield-Berlin Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

Website – https://www.choppershh.com/

2. Clutch Shot Axe Throwing

Overview of Services

There are four components to your experience at Clutch Short Axe Throwing. First, you gather around the axe coach and learn how to throw an axe safely. Second, you practice a few shots. Third, you start playing with your newfound axe throwing skills. Lastly, you can compete with friends and family and keep scores as you throw.

Key Features

  • You can host your parties, corporate events, and team-building sessions here
  • You’re allowed to bring your own food and drinks
  • Walk-ins are allowed Thursday-Saturday
  • Monday-Wednesday is only open for advance bookings
  • Reservations are needed for groups of 5 or more
  • No age restriction; their coaches can decide a child can play or not
  • Axe masters will be available to help you even after the initial training session

Review Comments

  • “Super friendly staff, fairly priced, and overall a great atmosphere!”-Google Reviews
  • “Clean environment, friendly people, great location!” -Google Reviews
  • “The owner spent time with our group and his dog is the sweetest!!!” -Google Reviews

Address

8407 River Rd, Pennsauken Township, NJ 08110

Website – https://www.clutchshotaxe.com/

3. Bury The Hatchet

Overview of Services

Once you check in at the front desk, you’ll be taken to the axe-throwing area. Here you get a 15-minute briefing on how to throw an axe and stay safe while doing it. After this, you can throw axes at their designated targets and have a blast!

Key Features

  • You must be 10 years or older to play but this depends on the location. Some locations have a 16 years and up age limit
  • They have leagues you can participate in for an immersive axe throwing experience
  • You must wear closed-toe shoes
  • Taking pictures and videos is allowed
  • Food permissions vary with location, you need to call ahead and ask beforehand
  • They have a mobile unit available for rent in the New Jersey area
  • They offer a military discount

Review Comments

  • “Fun active experience for a post thanksgiving body”-Google reviews
  • The atmosphere was wonderful and we really enjoyed the experience.”-Google reviews
  • “Clean place, friendly smiling staff, and byob and byo(food).”-Google reviews

Address

1931 Olney Ave, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

Website – https://burythehatchet.com/

4. Stumpy’s Hatchet House

Overview of Services

Once you get to Stumpy’s Hatchet House at your reserved time slot, they help you set up your food and drinks while you get an initial training session by the axe coaches. After that, you get to hurl axes and play axe-throwing games as the coach supervises you.

Key Features

  • The minimum age required for throwing is 18. However, if it’s a family event they may allow children 13 and above to participate
  • They sell snacks like chips and pretzels on the venue
  • Walk-ins can be accommodated if there is space available. It’s recommended that you pre book
  • Spectators are allowed but they will be charged a certain fee
  • Open-toed shoes, sandals and high heels are strictly not allowed for your own safety

Review Comments

  • “Andrew was our Stumpy “helper” and made sure we were safe and having fun!!” -Yelp
  • “It is great that it’s a BYOB place so you don’t have to spend extra money for drinks.”-Yelp
  • “By the time we left, everyone in my group was able to get a bullseye and it was our first time there for some of us.”-Yelp

Address

159 Rt 22 E Green Brook, NJ 08812

Website – https://www.stumpyshh.com/

5. Axehole’s Hatchet House

Overview of Services

Axehole’s Hatchet House offers indoor axe throwing along with escape rooms, VR, rage rooms, airsoft, paintball, and more! For axe throwing, they have axe coaches that teach you the basics of axe throwing and then help you play different games and keep your score for you.

Key Features

  • They have 6 throwing pits
  • There are 3 dining areas
  • They even have private party rooms you can book for birthdays, bachelorettes and more
  • They also have a corporate meeting area with a TV and projector
  • There’s WiFi
  • They also have a light-up dance floor
  • Walk-ins are accepted based on availability

Review Comments

  • “They set it up with a table and the food we ordered was excellent.”-Google reviews
  • “We booked a private lane that included pizza, salad and beverages, score!”-Google reviews
  • “Highly recommend this place.”-Google reviews

Address

222C Wanaque Ave Pompton Lakes NJ 07442

Website – https://hatchethousenj.com/


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Michael Culligan

I am a lumber worker who performs logging services for the forestry industry. I have spent years honing my skills and experience to become a well-rounded axeman. I'm exited to share my knowledge of axes and lumber tools with everyone to help.