Barnegat Bay (at Bay Boulevard - Seaside Heights)

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LSNJ050
Bay Boulevard
08751 Seaside Heights , NJ 39° 56' 21.48" N, 74° 4' 45.876" W
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Heading North:

  • Approx 3 miles to Shelter Cove Beach (Dover Twp) - NO LANDING in summer months during lifeguarded hours.
  • Approx 4.5 miles to Cattus Island County Park
    Heading South:
  • Approx 3 miles to northern tip of Island Beach State Park
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Water: 
Launching considerations / restrictions:: 

None reported.

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Driving Directions: 
  • From Garden State Parkway

    • GSP to exit 82 / 82A (Route 37 East / Seaside Heights).
    • Exit ramp onto Route 37 East.
    • Follow Route 37 East approx. 6.5 miles crossing Tunney / Mathis Bridge over Barnegat Bay.
    • Follow overhead signs for "Lavallette-Ortley Beach / Route 35 North".
    • As you approach A&P food store, get in left lane and take U turn to head back towards bridge.
    • Get in right lane. Go slow.
    • Entrance to launch site parking lot will be on the right side, less than 1/4 mile.
  • From Route 35 South
    • Route 35 South - Through Point Pleasant, Bay Head, Mantoloking and Lavallette.
    • As you pass through Ortley Beach, bear right and follow overhead signs for Route 37 and Garden State Parkway.
    • As you pass A&P food store, go slow.
    • Entrance to launch site parking lot will be on the right side, less than 1/4 mile.
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Parking Situation: 
Asphalt Parking Lot
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Facilities: 
Trash Receptacle