Island Beach State Park

Island Beach State Park

Footprints along the beach - Photo by Dan Balogh Footprints along the beach - Photo by Dan Balogh
39.903713, -74.081609

Walk along one the few remaining undeveloped barrier beaches on the north Atlantic Coast

An undeveloped stretch of barrier beach and salt marsh on the north side of Barnegat Inlet, this strip of unspoiled dune land has an almost impenetrable barrier of brier, holly, bayberry, and other shrubs between the fore dunes and the bay. Little grows above the height of the dunes, which shelter the vegetation from killing salt spray.

The Barnegat Lighthouse is about 2,000 feet...

Park Acreage:

3003.00 acres


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Contact Information

Web Link:

New Jersey DEP, Division of Parks and Forestry


(732) 793-0506


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Dogs in park:

Not available

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