Arthur Kill (at Woodbridge Municipal Dock)

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Ferry Street and Cliff Road
07095 Woodbridge , NJ 40° 32' 43.6452" N, 74° 15' 16.272" W

This is a convenient launch site for a paddle to the Graveyard of Ships.
Paddlers can paddle approx 3.5 miles south to enter Raritan Bay

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Launching considerations / restrictions:: 

** $10 Launch fee ** 


  • Lots of broken glass at launch site
  • Strong currents
  • Major shipping channel
  • Post 9/11 security zones near certain structures. See USCG website for details.
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Driving Directions: 
  • From North

    • Garden State Parkway to exit 129.
    • Follow signs to SR-440 East and continue following directions below (From South).
  • From South
    • Garden State Parkway to Exit 127.
    • Continue on SR-440 for 2 miles to State Street Exit.
    • Exit on State Street North and continue 1.5 miles to Ferry Street. (Watch for Captain Carlson Park on Right after oil tanks.).
    • Right on Ferry Street, take to end.
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Parking Situation: 
Paved parking lot.
Rest Rooms
Trash Receptacle