Delaware Bay (at East Point Lighthouse)

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LSNJ015
East Point Road
08324 Maurice River Township , NJ 39° 12' 23.5944" N, 75° 0' 39.4128" W
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Handsome old stone lighthouse overlooking Maurice River Cove and Delaware Bay. Open water. Tidal currents can be strong in nearby Maurice River.

Best to obtain a good Cumberland County map to successfully locate any and all Delaware Bay launch sites in Cumberland County.

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Launching considerations / restrictions:: 

Launch either from sand beach (best) or boat ramp.

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Driving Directions: 
  • From North

    • Route 55 South to end where it merges with Route 47 South.
    • After crossing Route 550 (Leesburg-Belleplain Road), go 1/4 mile.
    • Right onto Dorchester-Heislerville Road, drive approx 2 miles into Heislerville.
    • Right onto East Point Road. Go 2 miles to East point Lighthouse.
  • From South
    • Route 47 West out of Eldora approx 2 1/2 miles.
    • Left onto Glade Road. Go approx 1 1/2 miles into Heislerville.
    • Glade Road becomes East Point Road. Follow to East point Lighthouse.
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Parking Situation: 
Parking on sand road leading to launch ramp.
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Facilities: 
No Facilities